Barbra Kingsley, PhD, Chair. Owner, Kingsley-Kleimann Group
David Lipscomb, PhD, Vice Chair. Director of the Writing Center and Assistant Professor of Teaching, Georgetown University
Julie Clement, Treasurer. Principal, J Clement Communications
Kathryn Catania, Recording Secretary. Deputy Director of Safety Recommendations and Communications, National Transportation Safety Board
Paul Aterman, Corporate Secretary. Président at Social Security Tribunal of Canada / Tribunal de la sécurité sociale du Canad
At-Large Board Members
Casey Mank, Co-Founder, Bold Type
Karen Thomas, Grants and Services Analyst/Juvenile and Family Services at Maryland Judiciary
Melissa Kargiannakis, CEO, skritswap
Rosa Margarita Galán Vélez, Jefa del Departamento Académico de Lenguas Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
Karen Addis, CEO, Addis Communications
Deborah Bosley, Founder, The Plain Language Group
Jennifer Khurana, Vice-Chairperson at Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
Emily Ng, Solicitor, City of Toronto
Karen Sokohl, Copywriter
Naomi Andrews, Executive Director. Director of Marketing and Development, Kingsley-Kleimann Group
The Center is run by an elected executive board. Members serve 3-year terms. Elections are held each spring.
Interested in running for the board? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for Plain Language is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. We help organizations write so clearly that everyone understands what they are saying the first time they read or hear it.