National Coordinator of Affiliates

Linda Di Desidero, Marine Corps University
Regional Affiliates


President: Dr. Elsa Luciano Feal
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Webmaster: Dr. Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Secretary: Dr. Jane Alberdeston
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Financial Officer: Denise Lopez Mazzeo
University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

UPRA, Dr. Geissa Torres
Private Universities, Dr. Carol Moe
For the Arts, Dr. Laura Bravo
Art and the Artist in Society, Co-Editors: Jose Jimenez-Justiniano and Elsa Luciano
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo


President: Valerie Kasper, St. Leo University
First Vice President: Elisabeth Aiken, St. Leo University
Second Vice President: Angela Tenga, Florida Institute of Technology
Secretary: Steven Knapp, Indian River State College
Treasurer: Steve Brahlek, Palm Beach State College
Immediate Past President: Marvin Hobson, Indian River State College
CEA Liaison: Steve Brahlek, Palm Beach State College

Board Members
Anna Lillios, University of Central Florida
CJ Baker-Schverak, Eastern Florida State College
Linda Rowland, Florida Gulf Coast University
Bonnie Bonincontri, Lynn University
Editors of Florida Studies: Allyson Marino, St. Leo University; Marcy Galbreath, University of Central Florida
Editors of Florida English: John David Harding, St. Leo University; Andrea Greenbaum, Barry University
Webweaver: Amy Giroux, University of Central Florida


President: Kathleen De Marco
Georgia Perimeter College

Immediate Past President: Jason Mosser
Georgia Gwinnett College

Vice President: Niaz Khan
Georgia Gwinnett College

Treasurer: Kay Harrison
Georgia Perimeter College

Conference Reading Committee
Ibrahim Ashour, Georgia Gwinnett College
Kristene McClure, Georgia Gwinnett College
Tracienne Ravita, Georgia Perimeter College
Adam Fajardo, Georgia Gwinnett College

Members at Large
Gina Flowers, Georgia Perimeter College
Lee Jones, Georgia Perimeter College
Alyse Jones, Georgia Perimeter College


President: Elizabeth Imafuji
English Department
Anderson University
Anderson, IN 46012

Past President: Laura Bates
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809

Vice President: Nancy Riecken
Ivy Tech Community College Gary
Gary, IN 46409

Treasurer: Linda Hanson
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

CEA Liaison: Nancy Riecken
Ivy Tech Community College Gary

Members at large:

Beate Gilliar
Manchester College

Susan Yanos
Earlham College

Susanna Hoeness-Krupshaw
University of Southern Indiana


President: Janet Heller
Western Michigan University

Vice President: Joyce Meier
Michigan State University

Treasurer/Membership Records/Registration: David Settle
Grand Rapids Community College

Program Chairs: Janet Heller and Joyce Meier

CEA Liaison and Past President: Ed Demerly
Henry Ford Community College



Middle-Atlantic Group (CEA-MAG)

President: Alex Howe
University of the District of Columbia

Vice-President: Joan Roman Shifflett
United States Naval Academy

Treasurer: Helene Krauthamer
University of Washington, D.C

Secretary and CEA Liaison: Linda Di Desidero
Marine Corps University

Editors of CEAMAG

David Kaloustian
Bowie State University

Terry Smith
University of Maryland Eastern Shore


New Jersey

New Jersey CEA

Officers 2017-2018

President: Rachael Warmington, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
First Vice President: Mary McAleer Balkun, Seton Hall University
Second Vice President: Christopher Rivera, Essex County College
Treasurer: Gita DasBender, Seton Hall University, 2017-2020
Secretary: Mara Grayson, Pace University, 2017-2020
Immediate Past President: Jonathan Farina, Seton Hall University


Burt Kimmelman, NJIT, 2015-2018
Megan O’Neill, NJIT, 2016-2019
Elizabeth Redwine, Seton Hall University, 2016-2019
William J. Tooma, Essex County College, 2017-2020
Kelly A. Shea, Seton Hall University, 2017-2020
Maria L. Plochocki, Pace University, 2017-2020 Megan O’Neill, NJIT, 2016-2019
Graduate Student Liaisons

Lily Sanchez Ruiz, Rutgers University, 2017-2018
Andrew Rimby, Stonybrook University, 2017-2018

Watchung Review Editor-in-Chief: Rachael Warmington, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Webmaster: Ken Ronkowitz, NJIT,
Listserv Moderator: Burt Kimmelman, NJIT

New York

President, Deborah VanderBilt, St. John Fisher College

Vice President, Margaret Claire Pamplin, BMCC/CUNY

Secretary-Treasurer, James Scannell, Utica College

Executive Director, Lauren Matz, St. Bonaventure University

Board of Directors

Angela Belli, St. John's University
Juliet A. Emanuel, BMCC/CUNY
Charles Ernst, Hilbert College
Gertrude Hamilton, Fordham University
Douglas Howard, Suffolk County Community College
John Mulryan, St. Bonaventure University
Scott O'Neil, University of Rochester
Joseph Pestino, Nazareth College of Rochester
Ann Rivera, Villa Maria College
Daniel Singleton, University of Rochester
Monica Weis, Nazareth College of Rochester

North Carolina-Virginia

Affiliate currently inactive. For information, contact: Robert V. Hoskins James Madison University


President: Veena Kasbekar, Professor, English
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
Department of English
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Vice President: Anthony Edgington, Associate Director of the Composition Program and Writing Center
Department of English Language and Literature
Mailstop 925
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606

Treasurer: Juliette Berning Schaefer
Department of English Ohio
Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus , OH 43219

Past President: Amy S. England,
Humanities, Media, and Cultural Studies Center for Access and Transition
4305 French West University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Chair of Chairs Caucus: Scott Payne
University of Findlay
1000 North Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840

Historian/Consultant: James Farrelly, Department of English
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1520

English Notes Editor: Linda J. Rice
Ohio University Department of English Language & Literature
366 Ellis Hall
Athens, OH 45701 or

Webmaster: Eric Smith Kent State University
303e Satterfield Hall
Kent, OH 44242

CEA Liaison: Renea Frey
Department of English
Miami University
356 Bachelor Hall
Miami, OH 45056

OCTELA Liaison: John Paul Kanwit, Assistant, Professor
Department of English
Ohio Northern University
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810

SLATE Representative: Susan Carlton
General Studies Writing Program
Bowling Green State University
215 East Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403

NCTE Liaison: Cindy Sabik
K-12 Humanities Coordinator
Gilmour Academy
34001 Cedar Road
Gates Mills, OH 44040

Exec. Comm. Members at Large

Michelle Dougherty
Division of Literature and Language
Ohio Dominican University
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219

Eva McManus Chair,
Department of English
Ohio Northern University
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810

Janet Barnett Minc
Professor of English
Department of English
The University of Akron Wayne College
1901 Smucker Road
Orrville, OH 44667
Dirk Remley
Department of English
Kent State University
P. O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001

Carolyn Scott
The Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43235

Jeanne R. Smith
NTT Instructor
Department of English
Writing Commons Director
4th Floor Library
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001

Jennifer A.Swartz
Assistant Professor English/Communication
Lake Erie College
Painesville, OH 44077

Sarah Kiepper
Director of Education
ETI Technical College
2076 Youngstown-Warren Rd
Niles, OH 44446

Bryan Bardine
Department of English
University of Dayton


President: Michael W. Cox,
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Vice President and 2010 Conference Coordinator: Abby Aldrich,
Lehigh University

Treasurer/Membership Chair: Gay Chow,
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Secretary: Bim Angst,
Penn State University-Hazelton

Website Director: Gian Pagnucci,
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Archivist and CEA Liaison: Jerry Siegel,
York College of Pennsylvania

Editor of Pennsylvania English: Antonio Vallone,
English Department
Penn State University Dubois

Editor of PCEA Newsletter: Charlie Marr
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Web Site Director: Gian Pagnucci,
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

South Central

President/Acting Treasurer/CEA Liaison: Kay B. Meyers,
Oral Roberts University
Archivist: Elizabeth Turpin


The Tennessee CEA disbanded in fall 2000. If you need information, contact the former CEA liaison, Allison Ensor, at


Webmaster: Linda Carroll

Online Journal: SCOL: Scholarship and Creativity Online, A Journal of the Texas College English Association

Editor: Jeffrey DeLotto, Affiliate Liaison

President: Linda Carroll
Texas Wesleyan University

Immediate Past President: Elizabeth Battles
Texas Wesleyan University

President-Elect: Mary K. Nelson
Dallas Baptist University

Secretary/Treasurer: Moumin Quazi
Tarleton State University

CEA Liaison: Jeffrey DeLotto
Texas Wesleyan University

The Texas College English Association meets with the College Conference of English Teachers, a state organization. MELUS (comity) CEA Liaison, Edith Blicksilver, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tennessee Philological Association (comity) President Helen Deese, Tennessee Tech. University CEA Liaison Shirley Laird, Tennessee Tech.

University Changes
Please send changes and corrections in affiliate officers to the National Coordinator of Affiliates Linda Di Desidero at