Kelly Wilson

President

Texas A & M University

Doha, Qatar

Molly McHarg

Past President

Maimoonah Al Khalil

Vice President

King Saud University

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Elizabeth Whitehouse

2018 Conference Chair

United Arab Emirates University

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ryan McDonald

Treasurer

Sultan Qaboos University

Muscat, Oman

Paula Habre

Public Relations Officer

Lebanese American University

Beirut, Lebanon

Sherry Ward

IWCA Representative and Newsletter Editor

Texas A & M University

Doha, Qatar

Amy Zenger

Webmaster

American University of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

 

Jodi Lefort

Member-at-Large

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amy Hodges

Member-at-Large

Texas A & M University

Doha, Qatar

About the Alliance

See a list of MENA Writing Centers

Founded in November 2007, the Middle East-North Africa Writing Center Alliance (MENAWCA) affirms it purpose to foster communication among writing centers and to provide a forum for concerns for writing centers in the region.  Membership of the MENAWCA will include directors and staff of writing centers at universities, four- and two-year colleges, and elementary and secondary schools in the region, as well as those persons interested in writing center theories and applications.

According to constitutional changes made in February 2013, elections for all Executive Board positions will take place every two years, beginning in March 2013.

MENAWCA is a regional affiliate of the International Writing Centers Association.

Read the MENAWCA Constitution.

Executive Board Officers 2013 – 2015

President: Molly McHarg (Qatar)

Past President: Mark Hill (United Arab Emirates)

Vice President: Nadine Ashkuri (United Arab Emirates)

IWCA Representative: Tony Schiera/Kelly Wilson

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor: Sherry Ward (Qatar)

Executive Secretary: Elizabeth Whitehouse (United Arab Emirates)

Public Relations Officer: Jodi Lefort (Oman)

Member-at-Large: Barb Toth (Saudi Arabia)

Member-at-Large: Khalid Abalhassan (Saudi Arabia)

Executive Board Officers 2012 – 2013

President: Mark Hill (United Arab Emirates)

IWCA Representative & Past President: Jodi Lefort (Oman)

Vice President – External: Kevin Pittman (Qatar)

Vice President – Internal: Derek O’Connell (Oman)

Treasurer: Maria Eleftheriou (United Arab Emirates)

Executive Secretary: Molly McHarg (Qatar)

Public Relations Officer: Sherry Ward (Qatar)

Executive Board Officers 2010 – 2012

President:  Mark Hill, United Arab Emirates University (United Arab Emirates)

Vice President:  Jennie Murray, United Arab Emirates University (United Arab Emirates)

Past President & IWCA Representative:  Jodi Lefort, Sultan Qaboos University (Oman)

Executive Secretary: Molly McHarg, Virginia Commonwealth University (Qatar)

Public Relations Officer:  Martin Holock, University of Calgary (Qatar)

Treasurer:  Maria Eleftheriou, American University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)

Conference Chair:  Paula Hayden, CNAQ (Qatar)

Inaugural Officers

President: Jodi Lefort, Sultan Qaboos University (Oman)

Vice President: Mark Hill, UAE University (United Arab Emirates)

Executive Secretary:  Autumn Watts, Weill Cornell Medical College (Qatar)

Public Relations Officer:  Cecilia Hawkins, Texas A & M University (Qatar)

Treasurer:  Maria Eleftherious, American University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)

Conference Chair:  Jennie Murray, UAE University (United Arab Emirates)