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2019 AATSP Board of Directors


The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese is governed by a Board of Directors 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 Board of Directors. The other Board of Directors are elected by the membership and represent various constituencies within the Association.


Elected Representatives


Martha Vásquez
San Antonio Independent School District
San Antonio, TX

President Elect

Ada Ortúzar-Young
Emerita, Drew University
New York, NY

Past President

Cheryl Fuentes-Wagner
Independent Consultant
Sugarland, TX

Rachel Mamiya Hernandez
Portuguese Representative
University of Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI

Carlos Benavides
College/University Representative
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MS

Comfort Awotwi Pratt
College/University Representative
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

John Maddox
College/University Representative
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Irma Bjerre
Community College Representative
Clackamas Community College
Oregon City, OR

Stephanie Enseñat-Davis
Secondary (9-12) Representative
Isidore Newman School
New Orleans, LA

Adriana Aloia

Secondary (9-12) Representative
Armonk, NY

Cynthia Flax
Secondary (9-12) Representative
Clifton Park, NY
Barbara Pietroski
K-8 Representative
Buffalo Grove, IL


 Appointed Officials

Sheri Spaine Long
Executive Director
Birmingham, AL


Emily Spinelli
Former Executive Director
(through June 2019)
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Kevin Cessna-Buscemi
Director, National Spanish Examinations

Valparaiso, IN

Kelly Scheetz
Director, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica
Franklin High School
Franklin, TN

Benjamin Fraser
Editor of Hispania
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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