Board of Advisors

25th TESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition

Volunteer Advisory Scientific Committee

Dr. Christine Coombe

Associate Professor of General Studies
Dubai Men’s College
Past President, TESOL International

Dr. Lolowa Al Marzouqi

Program Manager
Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC).

Dr. Lana Hiasat

Faculty- Team Leader
Dubai Men’s College
Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai

Fathi Ben Mohamed

Specialist, Learning & Development
ADNOC Technical Academy

Dr. Melanie Gobert

Lecturer – Education Division
Higher Colleges of Technology
2019 Conference Co-Chair

Alaa Hameed Jasim AlJuburi

MADAR INTERNATIONAL
SCHOOL (MIS), Al Ain, UAE
SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Amjad Taha

ADNOC TECHNICAL ACADEMY
ABU DHABI, UAE

Dr Racquel Warner

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai.

Samantha McDonald

Senior Specialist, Teaching with Technology
Higher Colleges of Technology

Invited Speakers

Dr. Christine Coombe

Associate Professor of General Studies
Dubai Men’s College
Past President, TESOL International

Peter Davidson

Teaches Business Communication at Zayed University in Dubai
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK

Dr. Sufian Abu-Rmaileh

Zayed Military College Academic Coordinator
Toastmasters International member and Division Director

Dr. Catherine Nickerson

Professor in the College of Business at Zayed University

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Willy A Renandya

PHD in Educational Psychology
Principal Lecturer at the ELL Department, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Dr. Justin Shewell

PhD in Educational Technology from Arizona State University
Member of the Board of Directors for the TESOL International Association

Dr. Rosa Aronson

English Language Specialist
with the U.S. Department of State

Dr. Deborah J. Short

President-Elect of TESOL International, 2019-2020
Director of Academic Language Research & Training, LLC