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TOEFL® Board

The TOEFL Board as a Link to the Higher Education Community

The TOEFL® Board advises on the policies under which ETS administers the TOEFL Program. Created in 1973, the Board's membership consists of 13 individuals drawn from across the broad field of international higher education. Current TOEFL Board members come from the UK, Australia, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey, Canada, Scotland, Spain and the United States. They represent high schools, 2-year, 4-year and graduate institutions in the public and private sectors, and the English-language teaching and research communities.

The TOEFL Committee of Examiners is a standing committee of the TOEFL Board. The Committee of Examiners is comprised of 13 experts in the fields of language teaching, testing and research, and it advises the Board and ETS on these matters. Current members are from China, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Spain, the UK and the United States.

2017–18 TOEFL Board

Adele Brumfield (Chair), University of California at San Diego
Joanne Barker, Scope Global
Kim Bartlett, McGill University
Jonathan Burdick, University of Rochester
Aysegul Daloglu, Middle East Technical University
Robin Garrell, University of California
Laura Howard, Universidad de Cádiz
Alan Mackay, University of Edinburgh
Ray Marx, Colegio Americano de Quito
Steve Matson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Matthew McGann, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lia Plakans, The University of Iowa
Obdulio Velasquez Posada, Universidad de La Sabana

2017–18 TOEFL Committee of Examiners

Lia Plakans (Chair), The University of Iowa
Yuko Goto Butler, University of Pennsylvania
Sara Cushing, Georgia State University
Aysegul Daloglu, Middle East Technical University
Luke Harding, Lancaster University
Claudia Harsch, University of Bremen
Lianzhen He, Zhejiang University
Volker Hegelheimer, Iowa State University
Lorena Llosa, New York University
Carmen Muñoz, The University of Barcelona
Marianne Nikolov, University of Pécs
Randy Thrasher, International Christian University, Tokyo
Paula Winke, Michigan State University

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