Heidi Faust (LLC Cohort 13) elected to the Nominating Committee and as Interest Section Chair Elect in the TESOL International Association effective January 2014.
In this fall's TESOL International elections, Heidi Faust (LLC Cohort 13) was elected to the TESOL International Association's Nominating Committee and also as the Chair Elect of the Intercultural Communication Interest Section. The nominating committee serves the organization for one year, and solicits nominations from the membership entities, standing committees, other TESOL constituencies, and from the membership for TESOL leadership elections of the president, board of directors, and the next year's Nominating Committee for the TESOL International Association. (http://www.tesol.org/news-landing-page/2013/12/06/results-of-tesol-international-association-2014-election)
Heidi has also been elected as the Chair Elect of the Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) for 2014-2015 and will transition to the position of Chair for 2015-2016 . The TESOL ICIS "promotes intercultural understanding in particular environments such as education and business, supports research in intercultural communication, recommends specific methodologies for teaching intercultural communication, and promotes intercultural communication classes and courses in TEFL/ESL programs." (tesol.org) In this role Heidi will be involved in planning academic sessions and discussions at the TESOL International Convention and working closely with the interest section staff and membership to conduct activities throughout the year.