VISAS Leadership 2022-2023

VISAS Leadership 2022-2023 Left to right: (top) Elsa Thompson, Julio Buelna, Chris Suppa, Anirudh Gadicherla, Travis Schuck, Liz Wittner, (bottom) Shreyal Gandhi, Julia Pan, Brianna Guevara, Ada Zhang, Rhea Malla, Eden Phillips, Ava Seccuro

ADMINISTRATORS

 Name  Position  Email Office
Elizabeth WittnerCAELC Academic Director & VISAS Program Directorew3p@virginia.eduNau Hall 156
Elsa ThompsonCAELC Program Assistant for ESL Volunteer Programs and Assessmentethompson@virginia.eduNau Hall 153

VISAS INTERNS 2022-2023

Workplace ESL Coordinators

Julia Pan

awf5bk@virginia.edu

Year: 4th

Major: Neuroscience

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA

Languages: English and Chinese

VISAS Experience: Workplace ESL Assistant, Language Consultant, Classroom Consultant

Julio-Cesar Buelna

jab5pkb@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Sociology

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Languages: English and Spanish

VISAS Experience: Workplace Language Consultant

Rhea Malla

mcz3vx@virginia.edu

Year: 2nd

Major: Cognitive Science

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Languages: Nepali, Hindi, Spanish

VISAS Experience: ESL Assistant

Brianna Guevara

beg5vt@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Global Security and Justice

Hometown: Woodbridge, VA

Languages: Spanish and English fluently, French (elementary level), and Korean (very little)

VISAS Experience: Workplace ESL Assistant, Language Consultant

Eden Phillips

esp8vm@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Hillsville, VA

Languages: English, studying Spanish

VISAS Experience: Workplace ESL Assistant

Anirudh Gadicherla

ag8zuw@virginia.edu

Year: 4th

Major: Neuroscience

Hometown: Ashburn, Virginia

Languages: English, Telugu

VISAS Experience: Language Consultant, Workplace ESL Assistant

Language Consultant Coordinator

Travis Schuck

tss7xy@virginia.edu

Year: 4th

Major: Global Studies and Spanish

Hometown: Roanoke, VA

Languages: English, Spanish

VISAS Experience: Workplace, ESLA, Moderator

ESL Assistant Coordinator

Shreyal Gandhi

shg5cjv@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Cognitive Science & WGS

Hometown: Ashburn, VA

Languages: English, Gujarati, studied Spanish

VISAS Experience: ESL Assistant, Language Consultant, Classroom Consultant

Classroom Consultant Coordinator

Ada Zhang

abz2mf@virginia.edu

Year: 4th

Major: Statistics (minor in Politics)

Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA

Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin)

VISAS Experience: Classroom Consultant, VISAS Café Coordinator

VISAS Café Coordinator

Chris Suppa

cms2su@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Spanish and Foreign Affairs

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Languages: English, Spanish, a little bit of Chinese (Mandarin)

VISAS Experience: Classroom Consultant, Language Consultant

Media, Outreach, and Recruitment Coordinator

Ava Seccuro

ans5gv@virginia.edu

Year: 3rd

Major: Media Studies

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin)

VISAS Experience: Classroom Consultant, Moderator