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

Our Staff

Keith Mayer
Keith Mayer
CEO
Dennis Brooks
Dennis Brooks
President
Corinne Han-Danforth
Corinne Han-Danforth
Senior Director of Marketing & Business Strategy
Douglas Brooks
Douglas Brooks
Operations Director
Deborah Siegrist
Deborah Siegrist
Admissions Administrator
Karen Feister
Karen Feister
Finance Manager
Becky Baughman
Data Quality Administrator
Darlene Maxfield
Darlene Maxfield
Marketing Associate & HR
Cheri Bowersox
Cheri Bowersox
Finance Assistant and Student Health Insurance Administrator
Arlene Metricarti
Arlene Metricarti
Administrative Assistant
Erin Buchanan
Erin Buchanan
Administrative Assistant
Erika Faria
Administrative Operations Assistant
Stacy Kinsey
Administrative Operations 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, PA
Lorelei Kay, CO, VA, WI
Myonna Taylor, MA, NH
Sheila Johnson, CA
Vaughn Starr, PA

Directors for Group Programs

Joyce Zimmerman, PA
Laura Heller, PA
Laurie Shirey, PA
Pam Wren, CA
Ron Whiting, PA
Rosanne Kelsall, PA
Sharon Ogilvie, PA

Coordinators

Tracy Brumme, AZ
Ana Argaez, CA
Brenda Liebowitz, CA
Joshua Stoltz, CA
Kathy Alonzo, CA
Lois Runge, CA
Lucy Salisbury, CA
Merri Nelson, CA
Shenita Hurskin, CA
Verna Seales, CA
Lori Wichael, CO
Sheryl Brdne, CO
Tina Stevens, CO
Mark Eckels, DE
Patty Barber, FL
Sandra Beckwith, FL
Kirsten Moore, KS
Leslie McCleary, KS
Nancy Myer, MD
Nicki Carlson, MO
Katie Learned, NC
Laura Schank, NC
Lucinda Brooks, NC
Lysa Brock, NC
Stephanie Cruz, NJ
Amy Sandiford, PA
Anne Modro, PA
Arlene Metricarti, PA
Barbara Wilcox, PA
Camaryn Collier, PA
Carol Collins, PA
Carolyn Salmon, PA
Carrie Warner, PA
Cathy Toland, PA
Cheryl (Bodder) Vernelson, PA
Cristen Puleo, PA
Deanna Hritz, PA
Emily Downey, PA
Gary Fox, PA
Gaye Hasha, PA
Janet Caley, PA
Jessi Zimmerman, PA
Jessica Mell, PA
Jodi Frey, PA
Joshua Blessing, PA
Joyce (Neely) Afflerbach, PA
Laura Heller, PA
Lou Ann Yoder, PA
Lynette Fasnacht, PA
Michelle Stangl, PA
Patty Iriana, PA
Robert DelliGatti, PA
Sheri Baker, PA
Timothy Kennel, PA
Michelle Gaulden, SC
Ann Marie Russell, VA
Chad Keeney, VA
Debra Schultz, VA
Janice Shaffer, VA
Alicia Thorson, WI

ELL Teachers

Esther Lauesen, CA
Paul Johnson, CA
Victoria Stowell, CA
Minta Milvain, CO
Julie Eckels, DE
Krystal Turner, MO
Angela Vago, PA
Anjela Vago, PA
Anne Modro, PA
Barbara Morrison, PA
Christine Eifert, PA
Christine Eifert, PA
Elizabeth Preston, PA
Eric Huggins, PA
Gabrielle Contino, PA
Gabrielle Contino, PA
Gary Fox, PA
James Lowe, PA
Jennifer Eschleman, PA
Jennifer Eshleman, PA
Jill Fleming, PA
Kimberly Bleecker, PA
Kimberly Redmond, PA
Mary Hahn, PA
Rita Ritter, PA
Ryan Jensema, PA
Susan Deatrick, PA
Suzanne McCarthy, PA
Valery Grab, PA
Wendy Ann Moynihan, PA
Leslie Landeros, SC
Leslie Williams, SC
Rachel Hoagland, VA
Hope Unverzagt, WI
Trudy Lester, WI