International Exchange Center Staff
- For inquiries or for an emergency, please contact Lois Magee, Director of Cultural Exchange at 202-507-7515, LMagee@immcouncil.org.
Ms. Lois C. Magee, Director, Cultural Exchange
Lois C. Magee was named Director of the American Immigration Council's Cultural Exchange Program in January 2006. Ms. Magee has been affiliated with a number of citizen exchange organizations including the International Christian Youth Exchange, AFS Intercultural Programs, and the YMCA International Branch. She has worked with and written on J-1 visa programs for over twenty years. Ms. Magee holds a Master's degree in International Administration from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT.
Ms. Joanna Quiambao, Exchange Visitor Program Associate
Joanna Quiambao is an Exchange Visitor Program Associate at the American Immigration Council. Joanna has a B.A. in International Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University with a specific concentration in Social Justice Studies. Previously, she served as a Policy Admin Assistant for Tahirih Justice Center providing logistical and programmatic support for the Forced Marriage Initiative, specifically working with the campaign to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. Prior to working with Tahirih, she worked as a Program Coordinator with the Institute for International Education for the Fulbright Scholar Program.
Ms. Colleen Tomlinson, Cultural Exchange Program Manager
Colleen Tomlinson serves as the Program Manager for Cultural Exchange at the American Immigration Council. Prior to joining the Council, she worked at the University of Maryland, College Park for almost 10 years as an International Advisor with F1 and J1 students. Colleen managed the entire international undergraduate population with over 3,000 applications from start to finish. She facilitated the procedure for processing incoming documents for prospective international students. Colleen holds a B.A. in Government and Public Policy and a M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore. She has lived and studied in Jamaica and has travelled to China and Canada.
Ms. Stephanie Rucker Andrews, Exchange Visitor Program Associate
Stephanie Rucker Andrews is an Exchange Visitor Program Associate at the American Immigration Council. Previously, Stephanie taught Cross Cultural Communications at American University and served as the Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Student Services for visiting interns and exchange students. She holds an M.Sc. in Development Management from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and an M.Phil. in Education Research from the University of Cambridge. She has lived in France, Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom.
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