Advisory Board

The Advisory Board, along with the Executive Council, makes up the governing mechanism of NAVSA and is elected into position by the general membership. For further information about the Executive Council and the Advisory Board, see our Constitution under "About NAVSA" (left-hand menu). If you have an issue that you wish to see addressed, feel free to write to the President of NAVSA, Kate Flint, or to any individual member of the Executive Council or Advisory Board. The current members of NAVSA's Advisory Board are as follows:

Canadian Open-Category Representatives

Tina Choi (2019-2021)
Department of English, York U

Carolyn Lesjak (2020-2022)
Department of English, Simon Fraser U

Daniel Wright  (2021-2023)
Department of English, U of Toronto at Mississauga

American Open-Category Representatives

Alison Booth (2019-2021)
Department of English, U of Virginia

Carolyn Vellenga Berman (2020-2022)
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School

David Coombs  (2021-2023)
Department of English, Clemson U

Disciplinary Representative: Art History

Jo Briggs  (2021-2023)
Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

Disciplinary Representative: Foreign or Comparative Literature

Matthew Potolsky  (2020-2022)
Department of English, U of Utah

Disciplinary Representative: History

Christopher Ferguson  (2019-2021)
Department of History, Auburn U

Non-Traditionally Employed Representative

Sarah Weaver (2019-2021)
CSLI Publications and Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford U

Early-to-Mid Career Representative

Alicia Mireles Christoff (2019-2021)
Amherst College, Department of English

Graduate-Student Representative: US

Catherine Welter  (2020-2021)
Department of English, U of New Hampshire

Graduate-Student Representative: Canada

Emily Halliwell-Macdonald  (2021-2022)
Department of English, U of Toronto

Past Members of the Board

Faculty Graduate Students
Rachel Ablow, James Eli Adams, Tim Barringer, Alison Booth, Karen Bourrier, Mary Wilson Carpenter, Susan Casteras, Alison Chapman, Anna Clark, Jay Clayton, Julie Codell, Richard Dellamora, Andrew Elfenbein, Kate Flint, Elaine Freedgood, Pamela Gilbert, Daniel Hack, Anne Helmreich, Linda K. Hughes, Priti Joshi, Christopher Keep, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, John Kucich, Mary Elizabeth Leighton, Margaret Linley, Teresa Mangum, Sharon Marcus, Nancy Rose Marshall, Jill Matus, Deborah Epstein Nord, Yopie Prins, Erika Rappaport, Cannon Schmitt, Jonah Siegel, Marjorie Stone, Lisa Surridge, Herbert Tucker, Judith Walkowitz, Carolyn Williams, and Amy Woodson-Boulton Dory Agazarian, Heather Bowlby, Miranda Butler, Bassam Chiblak, Amy Coté, Kenneth Crowell, Laura Eidam, Maha Jafri, Katherine Magyarody, John MacNeill Miller, Colleen McDonell, Kari Nixon, Lorenzo Servitje, Rebecca Soares, and Anne Sullivan