Committees


Middle School Committee

Rickie Crown, Term expires 2022

Joseph Davenport, Term expires 2023

Middle School Committee Members:

Nava Cohen (2023)
Cynthia Swanson (2024)
Laura Fallon (2022)

Kendal Ogles (2022)
Brad Savage (2022)

National Mythology Exam: Pegasus Committee

The National Mythology Exams (NME): Pegasus and Medusa are given annually to over 9,000 students in approximately 400 schools nationally and internationally. The NME welcomes all students of classical mythology, grades 3-12. Committee members assist in writing questions and reviewing the exam between July and November. In 2020, the Medusa Exam became a part of the ETC Committee allowing us to split the NME to a dedicated Lower and Upper level exam. 

Micheal Posey, Term expires
Pegasus Mythology Exam (grades 3-8); pegasuschair@etclassics.org

Pegasus Committee Members:

Tashi Treadway (2023)
Andrea Stehle 
(2023)
Nathalie Roy 
(2023)
Micheal Posey 
(2023)
Nora Kelley 
(2023)
Carrie Kennedy 
(2023)

National Mythology Exam: Medusa Committee

The National Mythology Exams (NME): Pegasus and Medusa are given annually to over 9,000 students in approximately 400 schools nationally and internationally. The NME welcomes all students of classical mythology, grades 3-12. Committee members assist in writing questions and reviewing the exam between July and November. In 2020, the Medusa Exam became a part of the ETC Committee allowing us to split the NME to a dedicated Lower and Upper level exam. 

Megan Felder and Sherry Lee, Term expires
Medusa Mythology Exam (grades 9-12); medusachair@etclassics.org

Medusa Committee Members:

Michael Bales (2023)
Kate Hattemer (2023)
Minyoung Hwang (2023)
Nora Kelley (2023)

Exploratory Latin Exam Committee

The Exploratory Latin Exam (ELE) is given annually to over 1,000 students in approximately 70 schools nationally and internationally. The ELE welcomes all students  who are in the beginning of their Latin learning (not taking the National Latin Exam), typically students in grades 3-6. Committee members write, revise, and edit the exam during the summer months. 

Nava Cohen, Term expires 2024
ELE Chair; elechair@etclassics.org

ELE Committee Members:

Ian Hochberg (2023)
Kris Tracy 
(2023)
Catherine Stancil 
(2023)
Brandy Henricks-Marson 
(2023)
Kendal Ogles 
(2023)
Amanda Wall 
(2023)

PRIMA/Resources Committee

PRIMA is the seasonal publication of ETC. PRIMA strives to serve educators of the classics at all levels. In PRIMA, readers find ETC news, offerings, and articles from teachers around the world showcasing best-teaching practices and exemplary activities. Committee members edit, write or solicit articles and activities with four major due dates throughout the year. We curate resources that are intended to help teachers teach Greco-Roman languages, ancient civilizations and cultures, and our exam themes. Committee members assist in developing resources and/or articles with four major due dates throughout the year.

Catherine Hayward, Term expires
PRIMA/Resources Committee Chair; prima@etclassics.org

Connie Rodriguez, Term expires
Copy-Editor; prima@etclassics.org

PRIMA Committee Members:

John Bracey  (2023)
Chris Buczek 
(2023)
Megan Degraff-McMenamy 
(2023)
Nathalie Roy 
(2023)
Andrea Stehle 
(2023)
Amy Barker 
(2023)
Maegan Cooper 
(2023)
Kimberle Gray 
(2023)
Caitlin Halasz 
(2023)
Shirley Hall 
(2023)
James Jones 
(2023)
Zee Ann Poerio 
(2023)
Connie Rodriguez 
(2023)
Donna Seidman 
(2023)
Nicole Wellington 
(2023)
Brad Savage 
(2023)

 

PRIMA Editorial Committee

Catherine Hayward, Term expires
PRIMA Editorial Committee Chair; prima@etclassics.org

Editorial Committee Members:

Mary Pendergraft, ACL President (2022)
Sherwin Little, ACL Executive Chair 
(2023)
Traci Dougherty, ETC Chair 
(2022)
Miriam Patrick, DEI Committee Chair 
(2023)
Kendal Ogles, ETC Public Relations Chair 
(2023)

SCRIBO Writing Contest Committee

SCRIBO is an Latin composition contest, designed to spur interest and excitement in using Latin for creative writing, to honor and recognize top work in Latin creative writing and to ultimately, publish student work. Committee members assist in reviewing and grading entries between March and May.  

Patrick Owens, Term expires
Scribo Chair; scribochair@etclassics.org

Scribo Committee Members:

Michael Posey  (2023)
Donna Seidman 
(2023)
Leo Mahler 
(2023)
Christopher Buzcek 
(2023)
Connie Rodriguez 
(2023)
Drew Lasater 
(2023)
Shawn Jennings 
(2023)
Kimberle Gray 
(2023)
Mary Beinemann 
(2023)
Nora Kelley 
(2023)
Brad Savage 
(2023)
Amanda Wall 
(2023)
Traci Dougherty 
(2023)

(Ad Hoc) ETC Live Commitee

ETC Live webinars are geared for high school and middle school students. Teachers purchase a yearly subscription to the video library and live sessions that can be used to enhance curricula or club activities. Sessions include lectures, demonstrations, performances, and Spoken Latin. Committee members assist in editing videos, creating teaching materials, and leading the live sessions between August to June.

Andrea Stehle, Term expires
ETC Live Chair; etclive@etclassics.org

ETC Live Committee Members:

Andrea Stehle (2023)
Traci Dougherty 
(2023)
Brad Savage 
(2023)
Jocelyn Demuth 
(2023)
Nathalie Roy 
(2023)
Susan Schearer 
(2023)
Shawn Jennings 
(2023)
M. Lyn Berman 
(2023)
Krystal Kubichek 
(2023)

(Ad Hoc) Governance Committee

Committee Charge: The (Ad Hoc) Governance Committee is responsible for maintaining ETC’s bylaws, as well as considering and proposing changes to the Executive Commitee.

Committee Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring organizational compliance with the ETC bylaws.
  • Conducting an annual review of the ETC bylaws.
  • Proposing changes to the ETC bylaws to the Executive Committee as conditions warrant.

Krystal Kubichek, Term expires
(Ad hoc) Governance Committee Chair; pastchair@etclassics.org

(Ad hoc) Governance Committee Members:

Traci Dougherty
Brad Savage
Stephanie Krause

(Ad Hoc) Grants/Awards Committee

Stephanie Krause, Term expires
Grants/Awards Committee Chair; etclive@etclassics.org

(Ad hoc) Grants/Awards Committee Members:

Lauri Dabbieri
Traci Dougherty
Brad Savage
Wes Wood
Catherine Hayward
Talia Chicherio

ETC past chairs:

For a list of past leadership please see here.