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June 20, 2018

Dear Members,

Thank you very much to all who attended our AGM on Saturday June 9, 2018 both in person and via Zoom. During our meeting we moved to accept the new Board. We are very appreciative to all of those who stepped up to fill most of the roles. Because there was only one person who was nominated for each of the positions, there was no requirement for an online vote.  We are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 TESL Canada Board (see below) and we look forward to our first board meeting at the beginning of July. We are especially grateful that we have national representation. Please keep in mind that TESL Canada has several committees and that you may wish to be a community member on these committees. If so, please let us know. We wish you a wonderful summer and we will be in contact later in the season with more TESL Canada news.  Best, Paula

Executive Officers

President: Paula Kristmanson (New Brunswick)

Vice President: currently vacant (TBD)

Past-President: Judy Sillito (Alberta)

Treasurer: Tony Caldwell (Nova Scotia)

Secretary:  Caroline Payant (Quebec)

Elected Committee Chairs

Professional Development: Yalda Ahmadvand (British Columbia)

Standards Chair: Dmitri Priven (Ontario)

Settlement Language National Network (SLNN):  Elsie Johnson (Alberta)

TESL Canada Journal: (Journal Editors- Farahnez Faez and Antonella Valeo)

Research and Outreach: Celia Logan (Alberta)

Member at Large: Scott Poole (Manitoba)

TESL Saskatchewan:  Liliana Dominguez

TESL New Brunswick: Kathy Whynot

TESL Nova Scotia:  Darlene MacInnis

TESL Newfoundland/Labrador Dr. Xuemei Li