Maricel Samson - Chair
With the help of the Committee, the Londosa Chair oversees the running of the Association to best meet the needs of the members. The Chair organises a programme for the schedule of monthly meetings, ensuring that current developments and trends in ELT are represented on the programme; contacts and invites relevant guest speakers; elicits/proposes themes & topics for Best Practice meetings; and chairs the meetings. The Chair is also responsible for promoting the association.
Monika Wierzanska-Villar - Treasurer
The Treasurer is responsible for the Londosa accounts. The position involves collecting subscription payments, keeping an up-to-date database of membership, making payments to guest speakers and for social events, advising the board on the financial feasibility of ventures and drawing up an annual summary of accounts to present to membership at the AGM. The Treasurer also conducts a bi-annual survey of teacher and managerial pay at any member schools who wish to participate and collates the results to send to membership.
Mary-Ellen Wright - Secretary
The Secretary is responsible for co-ordinating the Londosa meetings. The position involves ensuring that meetings are effectively organised and minuted. The Secretary notifies members of meetings, takes and posts the minutes, liaises with meeting hosts, supports the Londosa Chair by reporting actions and matters arising from previous minutes, records decisions and proposals, and contributes to discussions and decisions about the direction of the organisation.
Marianne Arake - Social Secretary
The role of the Social Secretary is to plan and organise the Londosa social events in which members can network. These events happen twice a year; at the end of Summer, and post-Christmas. The second part of the role is to increase Londosa’s online presence through the use of the website and social media. The Social Secretary is responsible for updating members' info on the website, taking photos of the events held by Londosa and updating Londosa’s social media accordingly.