Professional Organizations and Board Memberships

Advisory Board Member, Global Education Conference. 2013 - 2016.

Founding Poetry Editor, Tampa Review Online (TRON), Tampa, FL, 2012-2013.

Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) 2009 – present.

TESOL (Int’l), Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1992-present (Selected Adult Education IS Newsletter editor, 2002-2005 And Webmaster, 2003-2004; Local Co-Chair, TESOL 2006 Conference, Tampa, FL; Higher Education Interest Section Chair, 2008-2009)

North East Florida TESOL (NEF-TESOL), St. Augustine, FL, 2000-2010 (Member at Large 2002-2003, President 2002–2004 (two terms and again in 2008-2009)

Sunshine State TESOL (SSTESOL), FL, 2001-pres. (2nd Vice Pres. 2003-2005, President 2005-2006)

Editorial Review Board member, Sunshine State TESOL Journal 2004-2010

Child Care Resource Network’s Board of Directors, Daytona Beach, FL, board member, 2006-2007

The Association for the Tutoring Profession, 2005-2007

ACE of Florida, 2004-2006

Literacy Coalition, Inc. 2004-2006

FACC, Florida Association of Community Colleges, 1996-2005

Magdalene, Inc. Board Member/president, Daytona Beach, FL, 2000-2001 (An agency to help women on drugs and other social problems)


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National Education Association's Thought & Action Journal, Review Panel member, 1996-1999 (Organization Member 1990-2001)

NJTESOL-BE, New Jersey, 1992-1996. (Higher Education Representative and Board Member)

Selective Service System Local Board (#36), board member, NJ, 1992-1996

MLA, Modern Language Association, 1990-1997

NJEA, New Jersey Educational Association, 1990-1996

Foreign Language Educators of NJ, 1986-1997

Círculo Cultural Panamericano, a literary organization, 1986-1998

José Martí Scholarship Fund, board member, Union City, NJ, 1979-1996

The Academy of American Poets, associate member, 1993-1995

Hispanic Association for Higher Education (HAHE), 1992-1995

New York Metropolitan Association for Developmental Education, 1993-1994

Editorial Advisory Board, College Writing Skills (Collegiate P.), 1997

TRIO's New Jersey Chapter board member, an international organ transplantation organization, 1991-1993

Hudson County Four College Consortium board member, 1991-1992

Developed an ESL course for nurses for the county Community Advisory Board Co-chairperson, Educational Opportunity Scholars Program, Drew University, Madison, NJ, 1990-1993

Editorial Board, Transplant Times, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ, 1989-1991

Hispanic Affairs Advisory Committee member, Office of Hispanic Affairs, Department of Community Affairs, Trenton, NJ, 1989-1991

Affirmative Action Committee member, Drew University, Madison, NJ, 1989-1991

Global Studies Consortium of NJ Colleges and Universities, 1988-89.
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