Language Development and Training Personnel


Liz Foerster

B.A. Elementary Education

M.A. Applied Linguistics


Language Development and Training Coordinator

Training Specialist and Mother Tongue Literacy Consultant and Trainer

Interests: Mother tongue based education, literacy materials development, Lanna literacy

Kimmo Kosonen

PhD in Education

Languages Development Specialist

Justin Randoph

B.A. Social Work, Minor in Music

M.A. Master of Art in World Arts

EthnoArts Specialist

EthnoArts Consultant


Bethany Randolph

B.A. Social Work

Masters Candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, emphasis in Expressive Arts Therapy (2021)


EthnoArts Specialist

Master Facilitator, Trauma Healing Institute

Mary Saurman

Guest Lecturer

EthnoArts Consultant, SIL International,

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Saurman, Mary Elizabeth. 2021.

“Hmong Songs in Education Through a Therapeutic Lens: An Innovative Approach in Northern Thailand.” Bangkok: White Lotus.

Todd Saurman

Guest Lecturer

EthnoArts Consultant, SIL International,

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Saurman, Todd. 2013. “Singing for Survival in the Highlands of Cambodia: Tampuan Revitalization of Music as Cultural Reflexivity.” PhD diss., Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

Kristyna Rousova

Guest Lecturer

Ethno Arts Consultant