About Us

HOW IT ALL BEGAN

Ruth Powers’ heart for ministering to international students fueled her passion and drive to work with young people desiring education and cultural experiences in the U.S. This led to the founding of AHLI which has served more than 13,000 students over the past 25 years.

Our Board of Directors

Dr. Eugenia Krimmel
Dr. Eugenia Krimmel
Governing Board Director
Dr. Freeman Chakara
Dr. Freeman Chakara
Governing Board Director
John Storey
Dr. John Storey
Advisory Board Director
Bill Arnold
Mr. Bill Arnold
Governing Board Director
David Young
Mr. David Young
Governing Board Director
David Lee
Mr. David Lee
Advisory Board Director
John McCoy
Mr. John R. McCoy, II
Advisory Board Director
Mike Miller
Mr. Mike Miller
Governing Board Director

Our Staff

Keith Mayer
Keith Mayer
CEO
Dennis Brooks
Dennis Brooks
President
Douglas Brooks
Douglas Brooks
Operations Director
Andrea Jesson
Finance Manager
Deborah Siegrist
Deborah Siegrist
Admissions Administrator
Stacy Kinsey
Program & Marketing Manager
Becky Baughman
Data Quality Administrator
Cheri Bowersox
Cheri Bowersox
Finance Assistant and Student Health Insurance Administrator
Darlene Maxfield
Darlene Maxfield
Marketing Associate & HR
Vicki Lawrence
ISP Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Robinson
Finance Administrative Assistant
Wendi Oliveros
Administrative Assistant

Our Team

Directors for Independent Student Programs

Barry Shaffer, VA
Brian Kelley, MD
David Lindhiem, AZ, FL, PA
Douglas Brooks, DE, FL, MD
Gail Goolsby, MO
Jennifer Cranston, CT, IL, MA, NH, NJ, NC, OR, PA, SC, TN, VT
Lorelei Kay, CO, CT, IN, MD, MN, NY, NC, VA, WV, WI
Sheila Johnson, CA

Directors for Group Programs

Jeff Nolt, PA
Jodi Frey, PA
Joyce Zimmerman, PA
Laurie Shirey, PA
Linda Fisher, PA
Lucy Salisbury, CA
Ron Whiting, PA
Rosanne Kelsall, PA
Sharon Ogilvie, PA
Stefanie Yoder, PA

Coordinators

Erika Jackson, AZ
Tracy Brumme, AZ
Joshua Stoltz, CA
Karen Kiernan, CA
Kathy Alonzo, CA
Lois Runge, CA
Lucy Salisbury, CA
Shenita Hurskin, CA
Jennifer Domingos, CO
Sheryl Brdne, CO
Tina Stevens, CO
April Mock, CT
Elena Stephen-Grant, CT
Kelli Pittman, DE
Stephanie Galbraith, DE
Sara Cieslak, FL
Cheryl Westercamp, IL
Lauren Kirk, KS
Lauren Kirk, KS
Leslie McCleary, KS
Leslie McCleary, KS
Melissa LaBianca, MA
Aaron Flynn, MD
Amy Casto, MD
Nancy Myer, MD
Tamara Robinson, MD
Nicki Carlson, MO
Rebecca Rowe, MO
Deborah Mertz, NC
Laura Schank, NC
Lucinda Brooks, NC
Rebekah Patterson, NC
Lisa Wutkiewicz, NV
Mandy Lindsey, OR
Africa Jones, PA
Amber Wanner, PA
Barbara Wilcox, PA
Carol Collins, PA
Carolyn Salmon, PA
Carrie Warner, PA
Cheryl (Bodder) Vernelson, PA
Cristen Puleo, PA
Deanna Hritz, PA
Erin Tuke, PA
Gary Fox, PA
Holly Favino, PA
Janet Caley, PA
Jean Bergeson, PA
Jessi Zimmerman, PA
Jessica Mell, PA
Jodi Frey, PA
Joshua Blessing, PA
Joyce (Neely) Afflerbach, PA
Laura Metzler, PA
Lou Ann Yoder, PA
Mona Graham, PA
Patty Iriana, PA
Robert DelliGatti, PA
Shari Robb, PA
Sheri Baker, PA
Michelle Gaulden, SC
Marcie Lopez, TX
Ann Marie Russell, VA
Brenda Walker, VA
Chad Keeney, VA
Debra Schultz, VA
Janice Shaffer, VA
Alicia Thorson, WI

ELL Teachers

Victoria Stowell, CA
Minta Milvain, CO
Barbara Morrison, PA
Christine Eifert, PA
Elizabeth Preston, PA
Jill Fleming, PA
Mary Hahn, PA
Rita Ritter, PA
Steven MacLean, PA
Susan Nace, PA
Suzanne McCarthy, PA
Wendy Moynihan, PA
Wendy Ann Moynihan, PA
Leslie Williams, SC
Hope Unverzagt, WI
Trudy Lester, WI
Heather Hartmann, MD
Susan Nace, PA