Chapter Officers

The Bay Area Chapter of CATESOL provides professional development for current Bay Area teachers, as well as students who hope to enter the field. CATESOL members who are interested in becoming involved with the organization are encouraged to attend our Board meetings and join the Board in some capacity. Please contact the Board members via the Chapter email at catesolbayarea@gmail.com if you have any questions.

The following job descriptions illustrate the primary duties of each Chapter Board position. The Chapter officers – Coordinator, Coordinator-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary – are elected annually for one-year terms. The Level Representatives and other positions the Chapter creates are appointed at Chapter meetings.

Job Descriptions

Coordinator

  • Direct and oversee the activities of the Chapter
  • Facilitate the planning for and execution of at least two Chapter membership events in a 12-month period
  • Set the agendas for Chapter meetings and chair Chapter meetings
  • Establish procedures for the nomination and election of Chapter officers
  • Attend CATESOL Board meetings and other events as needed

Coordinator-Elect

  • Assist and support the Coordinator
  • Learn the duties of the Coordinator in order to successfully take over and serve as Coordinator

Treasurer

  • Manage all financial-related activity related to Chapter events
  • Pay bills and reimbursements and make deposits into the Chapter’s financial account
  • Monitor Chapter income, expenses, and the status of the Chapter’s financial account
  • Prepare any financial reports as needed for the Chapter and/or CATESOL

Secretary

  • Record and distribute Chapter meeting minutes
  • Manage communication with Chapter members (e.g., meeting and event notices, Google Group posts)

Level Representative

  • Work on matters that serve the needs and interests of Chapter members at that level

Chapter Officers

 Coordinator: Ava Fruin

Coordinator-Elect: Melissa Potta

Treasurer: Angelika Rappe

Secretary: Jenny Lemper

Level Representatives and Other Positions

K-12 Representative:

Adult Ed. Representative:

Community College Representative:

College/University Representative:

IEP Representative:

Website Manager:

Past Coordinators: Brad Washington, Brett Yokom, Anthony Burik, Jessica Craig-Huynh, Debra Reeves-Gutierrez, Judy O’Loughlin, Carmen Roman-Murray

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