Board of Directors August 31st.HEIC

AMIS Board of Directors

Amy Speas, President

Karen Reynolds, Vice-President

Patricia Hibbard, Secretary

Robert Taylor IV, Treasurer, Northside Kiwanis

Mitch Costley, North Avenue Presbyterian

John Hibbard, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian

Wendy Kohn

Kirk Keene,  Galleria/NW Kiwanis

Petar Ivusic, International Student at GSU 

Andra Martin, Ebenezer Baptist Church

Nikki Regis, Ebenezer Baptist Church

Mesha Marie Ward

Rev. Irene Wong, AMIS Executive Director

Academic Advisory Board

Marisa Atencio, Ed.D. (Chair)

Assistant Dean and Director of Global Education

Oglethorpe University


Veronique Barnes        

Associate Director, ISSS

Georgia State University


Christian Gallie

Intensive English Program,

Georgia State University

Kathryn Gaylord-Miles

Director, ISSS

Kennesaw State University


Peter W.M. Karanja

Vice President of Operations

Beulah Heights University


Kate Kirk                      

Assistant Director, ISSS

Georgia Tech

Khalfani Lawson

Office of Student Affairs & Community Life
Columbia Theological Seminary


Sandra McQueen


GA Association of Fulbright Scholars

Adria Motiwalla           

Student Support Coordinator, Language Institute

Georgia Tech


Jody Pritt                     

Director, ISSS

Georgia State University


Wafia Sayf

International Student and Study Aboard Advisor

Agnes Scott College


Kirsten Schaetzel, Ph.D.

English Language Specialist

Emory University School of Law

For more information about AMIS Atlanta's Board of Directors and Academic Advisory Board, view our most recent Annual Report.

Over 200 volunteers and donors of diverse faith backgrounds make our ministry a welcomed gift to international students and scholars. Our volunteers are blessed in return by the richness of international friendship.