Monica Hilding has held many positions within I-TESOL including: President, Treasurer, and Higher Education Chair. She has traveled to many different countries and taught English in the Ivory Coast and China. She completed an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Utah in 1984. For the last twenty years, she has taught ESL to adults in Granite School District. When not teaching, she rescues big dogs, enjoys skiing at Snowbird, hiking and biking in the Wasatch, and windsurfing at the Gorge. June 18th is her put on date for her third rafting trip down the Grand Canyon.