Teams

SLI Board of Directors
Junta Directiva

Jason Good, Ph.D.
Chair

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
Ringling College of Art and Design

Sarasota, Florida

Karina Kline-Gabel
Vice-chair

Lecturer of Spanish
James Madison University

Virginia Latino Advisory Board

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Evelin González
Treasurer

Financial Consultant
Everence Financial

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Brent Holsinger
Secretary

President and Founder
On the Road Collaborative

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Carlos Alemán, Ph.D.

SLI Program Director

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Hannah Bowman Hrasky

SLI Program Director

English Teacher
Harrisonburg High School

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Laura Feichtinger McGrath

Director of EL Services and Title III
Harrisonburg City Public Schools

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Larry Miller

Banking Executive, Retired

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Fawn-Amber Montoya, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and External Engagement
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Bryan Pearce-Gonzales, Ph.D.

Professor of Hispanic Studies
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

Christopher von Rueden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Sylvia Whitney Beitzel

Home School Liaison
Harrisonburg City Public Schools

Harrisonburg, Virginia

SLI Advisory Council
Comité Asesor

The SLI Advisory Council advances the expansion of SLI’s network of supporters and advocates to promote SLI’s long-term fiscal sustainability and growth, for the benefit of SLI scholars, through Council members’ experiences, expertise, and social leadership. 

Amelia Castañeda

Welcome Center and Family Advocacy Coordinator 
Richmond Public Schools

Richmond, Virginia

Isabel Castillo Ressler

Lead Organizer
Virginia Organizing

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Photo by Howard Zehr

Diana Patterson

Owner
DSP Services, LLC

Virginia Latino Advisory Board

Winchester, Virginia

Sal Romero, Jr.

Director of Equity and Community Engagement
Harrisonburg City Public Schools

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Lyons Sanchezconcha

Educator
Richmond Public Schools

Virginia Latino Advisory Board
Virginia College Access Network
Asian Latino Solidarity Alliance

Richmond, Virginia

Jeremy Spilman

Market President, Valley Region
Blue Ridge Bank

Harrisonburg, Virginia

SLI Program Directors/Site Coordinators
Directores de Programas

Carlos Alemán, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Dahlia Ashford

Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity, Inclusion, and Residential Services
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

Hannah Bowman Hrasky

Teacher of English
Harrisonburg High School

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Ileana Escalante

Spanish Teacher
Latinos Unidos Co-Sponsor
John Handley High School

Winchester, Virginia

Ruth Espinoza de Arteaga

Spanish Teacher
Latinos Unidos Co-Sponsor
John Handley High School

Winchester, Virginia

Peter Iver Kaufman
SLI Founder

Professor, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies
University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Ester Orellana

LIEP Teacher and LIEP Department Chair
RPS ¡Con Ganas! Program Lead
Huguenot High School

Richmond, Virginia

SLI Additional Personnel
Director de Desarrollo

Dick Gardner
Financial Manager

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Christopher Clymer Kurtz
Director of Development

christopher.clymerkurtz@vasli.org

Harrisonburg, Virginia

SLI year-end campaign