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TOEFL® Board

The TOEFL Board as a Link to the Higher Education Community

The TOEFL® Board advises on the policies under which ETS administers the TOEFL Program. Created in 1973, the Board's membership consists of 13 individuals drawn from across the broad field of international higher education. Current TOEFL Board members come from the UK, Australia, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey, Canada, Scotland, Spain and the United States. They represent high schools, 2-year, 4-year and graduate institutions in the public and private sectors, and the English-language teaching and research communities.

The TOEFL Committee of Examiners is a standing committee of the TOEFL Board. The Committee of Examiners is comprised of 13 experts in the fields of language teaching, testing and research, and it advises the Board and ETS on these matters. Current members are from China, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Spain, the UK and the United States.

2018–19 TOEFL Board

Robin Garrell (Chair), University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Howard, Universidad de Cádiz
Adele Brumfield, University of California San Diego
Percy Jiang, Keystone Academy
Ayşegül Daloğlu, Middle East Technical University
Alan Mackay, University of Edinburgh
Noreen Golfman, Memorial University
Ray Marx, Colegio Americano de Quito
Matthew McGann, Amherst College
Carmel Murphy, The University of Melbourne
Obdulio Velásquez Posada, Universidad de La Sabana
Lia Plakans, The University of Iowa
Anne Rose, University of Toronto
Janet Rutledge, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2018–19 TOEFL Committee of Examiners

Lia Plakans – Chair, The University of Iowa
Ayşegül Daloğlu, Middle East Technical University
April Ginther, Purdue University
Luke Harding, Lancaster University
Claudia Harsch, University of Bremen
Lianzhen He, Zhejiang University
Volker Hegelheimer, Iowa State University
Lorena Llosa, New York University
Carmen Muñoz, The University of Barcelona
Yasuyo Sawaki, Waseda University
Randy Thrasher, International Christian University
Dina Tsagari, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

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