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2015 AATSP Executive Council


The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese is governed by an Executive Council which includes four officers and twelve additional members. The Executive Director, President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Director of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Director of the National Spanish Examinations, and the Editor of Hispania are ex-officio members of the Executive Council. The other Executive Council members are elected by the membership and represent various constituencies within the Association.


Executive Director
AATSP National Office
Walled Lake, MI


Elaine Davis
Madison High School
Madison, NJ

President Elect


Anne Fountain
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

Immediate Past President

Sharon Ahern Fechter

Montgomery College
Rockville, MD


Mary Risner
Portuguese Representative
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Sheri Spaine Long
Editor of Hispania
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Mark Del Mastro

College/University Representative
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC

Crystal Vicente

K-8 Representative
Athens Academy
Athens, GA

Kevin Cessna-Buscemi
Director, National Spanish Examinations

Valparaiso, IN

Pamela Ottenheimer

Secondary (9-12) Representative
Newtown, PA

Laura Jacobson
Secondary (9-12) Representative
Niles North High School
Skokie, IL

Sergio Guzmán

Community College Representative
College of Southern Nevada
North Las Vegas, NV
Martha Vásquez
Secondary (9-12) Representative
William Howard Taft High School
San Antonio, TX

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Kelly Scheetz 
Director, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica
Franklin, TN

Ada Ortúzar-Young

College/University Representative
Drew University
Madison, NJ

Ana Sánchez-Muñoz
College/University Representative
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA
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