Current Officers

National President John F. Lalande II
Professor and Chair
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
245 Marano Campus Center
State University of New York
Oswego, New York 13126

National First Vice-President Dr. Brett Martz
Longwood University

English and Modern Languages
201 High Street
Farmville VA 23909

National Second Vice-President Dr. Sylvia Schmitz-Burgard
The College of the Holy Cross
1 College St.
Worcester, MA 01610

 National Secretary-Treasurer Dr. Michael Shaughnessy
Washington and Jefferson College
60 South Lincoln St.
Washington, PA 15301

For questions regarding the status of shipments or other certificate-related questions, please contact Cathy Altmeyer. Washington & Jefferson College.


Past DPA Presidents:
James A. Chiles (Wofford), 1937-1940.
Frank H. Reinsch (UCLA), 1940-1948.
Herbert Peisel (Syracuse) 1949 – 1953
Albert W. Holtzmann (Rutgers), 1954 – (?)
Paul G. Krauss (Ohio University), 1967-1968
Herbert Reichert (UNC-Chapel Hill) 1968-1971
Elizabeth Bohning (University of Delaware) 1971-1975
Donald Allison (University of Nebraska), 1975-1977
John F. Reynolds (Longwood), 1990-1993
Maurice Connor (University of Nebraska) 1994-1997
Michael Schultz (NYU), 1998-1999
Wolf von Schmidt (University of Utah), 2000-2003
John M. Jeep (Miami University of Ohio), 2004-2009
Ron Horwege (Sweet Briar College), 2010-2013
James Davidheiser (University of the South), 2014 – 2017
John LaLande (SUNY Oswego), 2018-