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 Lee
Mr. David Lee
Advisory Board Director
David Young
Mr. David Young
Governing 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
Darlene Maxfield
Darlene Maxfield
Marketing Associate & HR
Cheri Bowersox
Cheri Bowersox
Finance Assistant and Student Health Insurance Administrator
Erika Faria
Administrative Operations 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, PA
Lorelei Kay, CO, VA, WI
Sheila Johnson, CA

Directors for Group Programs

Haley Grimes, VA
Joyce Zimmerman, PA
Laurie Shirey, PA
Lucy Salisbury, CA
Rosanne Kelsall, PA
Sharon Ogilvie, PA
Stefanie Yoder, PA

Coordinators

Erika Jackson, AZ
Tracy Brumme, AZ
Brenda Liebowitz, CA
Joshua Stoltz, CA
Karen Kiernan, CA
Kathy Alonzo, CA
Lois Runge, CA
Lucy Salisbury, CA
Merri Nelson, CA
Paul Johnson, CA
Shenita Hurskin, CA
Verna Seales, CA
Sheryl Brdne, CO
Tina Stevens, CO
Kelli Pittman, DE
Mark Eckels, DE
Sandra Beckwith, DE
Kelly Carlson, FL
Kirsten Moore, KS
Lauren Kirk, KS
Leslie McCleary, KS
Brianna Tom, MA
Jane Brooks, MD
Nancy Myer, MD
Nicki Carlson, MO
Deborah Mertz, NC
Laura Schank, NC
Lucinda Brooks, NC
Lysa Brock, NC
Stephanie Cruz, NJ
Amber Wanner, PA
Anne Modro, PA
Barbara Wilcox, PA
Camaryn Collier, PA
Carol Collins, PA
Carolyn Salmon, PA
Carrie Warner, PA
Cheryl (Bodder) Vernelson, PA
Cristen Puleo, PA
Deanna Hritz, PA
Gary Fox, PA
Janet Ebersole, 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
Lynette Fasnacht, PA
Michelle Stangl, PA
Mona Graham, PA
Patty Iriana, PA
Robert DelliGatti, PA
Shari Robb, PA
Sheri Baker, PA
Timothy Kennel, PA
Amy Wurthmann, SC
Michelle Gaulden, SC
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
Michelle Harrison, MD
Anjela Vago, PA
Barbara Morrison, PA
Carol Lehman, PA
Carolyn Hall, PA
Christine Eifert, PA
Elizabeth Preston, PA
Eric Huggins, PA
Gary Fox, PA
Jennifer Eshleman, PA
Jill Fleming, PA
Kimberly Bleecker, PA
Mary Hahn, PA
Rita Ritter, PA
Steven MacLean, PA
Susan Nace, PA
Susan Deatrick, PA
Suzanne McCarthy, PA
Wendy Moynihan, PA
Wendy Ann Moynihan, PA
Leslie Williams, SC
Jenna Wheeler, VA
Hope Unverzagt, WI
Trudy Lester, WI