NOD Staff
Our Team

Since 1957 our team at Nacel Open Door has been dedicated to international understanding and language education. 

The NOD national office is located in St. Paul, MN and employs an experienced team to administer programs worldwide. In addition, we have a large network of representatives that organize programs on state and local levels across the U.S.


NOD Board of Directors and Support Staff




Board of Directors

  • Tom Browne
  • Francois Huc
  • Laurent Huc
  • Joseph Lenway
  • Rae Lenway
  • Dan Zicari
  • Marcy Zicari


Support Staff

  • Alex Anderson: Operations Specialist
  • Jesse Anderson: AYP Program Assistant and Travel Coordinator
  • Jo Ann Lizakowski: AYP Administrative Specialist
  • Sandy Morgan: Director of AYP Student Advising
  • Ed Rajtar: Student Health Insurance Coordinator
  • Lili Shen: AYP Program Assistant and Travel Coordinator
  • Julie Suemitsu: PSP Tuition and Fees Liaison
  • Nou Thao: Payroll Administrator
  • Lilia Theisen: Student Support Specialist
  • Ann Todd: Accounting Manager
  • Chase Vaughn: Academic Superintendent