English At Large Staff

Maureen Willis

Maureen Willis

Executive Director

Ms. Willis oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization and supports the staff and volunteers in the delivery of service. She works closely with members of the board and other volunteers on fundraising and marketing initiatives to secure financial resources and raise awareness across our service community to support our work.

Maureen has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit administration, communications, marketing, and fundraising. She has led the development offices at several community-based nonprofits, and most recently served as a consultant to a number of charities in Greater Boston. She has worked with great success to improve operations and expand resources for high-impact nonprofits.

Maureen has a B.A in Executive Management and an M.A. in Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy from Bay Path University.

Csilla Tambor

Csilla Tambor

Director of Volunteer Engagement

Ms. Tambor is responsible for the training and professional development of tutors and conversation group leaders. Prior to English At Large, Ms. Tambor was a Senior Teacher/ Executive English instructor at Boston language schools, and taught courses in General, Business, and Academic English.

Csilla has lived and worked in the UK for four years and brings US and international business and training experience with two global companies. She has taught English to adults and children in Hungary, and is proficient in Hungarian. As an active volunteer in school and community organizations, she has contributed to outreach, educational and literacy initiatives, and is delighted to be working with EAL’s dedicated staff and volunteers.

Csilla has a B.S. from Boston College, an MBA from HULT International Business School, and is a Cambridge CELTA certified ESL instructor. She resides in our service area and is active in the local community.

Natalya Tausanovitch

Natalya Tausanovitch

Programs and Database Manager

As Programs and Database Manager, Natalya oversees all of the systems that help us manage, track, and support the hundreds of learners and volunteers we engage in our programs each year. She coordinates many aspects of the Tutoring Program, including the tutor/learner matching process and wait-list management.  Natalya also works to organize and enhance the quality of our Conversation Groups and manages our Career Access Lab (CAL) program. Additionally, she has been a one-to-one tutor with English at Large since February 2018.

Natalya comes to English at Large from the startup world, where she worked in program management executing nationwide retail sales & merchandising programs for consumer brands. Prior to her work at a Boston startup, Natalya served as a Teaching Fellow at non-profit organization Breakthrough Collaborative, which aims to close the achievement gap for underserved middle school students across the country. Natalya is delighted to be back in the non-profit world and put her executional experience and love of language to work at English at Large.  

Natalya holds a B.A in English with a minor in music from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, where she also received a fifth-year scholarship to study Russian Language & Culture. 

Na'tisha Mills

Na'tisha Mills

Programs Assistant, AmeriCorps

Na’tisha is serving as EAL’s Programs Assistant for the 2018 – 2019 year while simultaneously contributing to AmeriCorps’s New American Integration Program. She will assist in the development of Job Readiness Training services at English At Large as well as facilitate the Career Access Lab program.

Prior to English At Large, Na’tisha studied at Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire, where she focused her studies on Political Science and Sociology. With a passion for law and politics, she served on the committee for Model United Nations, which represented the University at the National Harvard Model UN Conference each year. While studying for her B.A she spent time volunteering through her church in the New England area, as well as mentored children in the community. She is excited to be joining the team at English At Large, and will work to further expand the Career Mentor program which began last year.

After serving at English at Large, Na’tisha plans to use her gained experience working with new immigrants and refugees to continue her education in Law, where she will focus her studies on Human Rights. In her spare time Na’tisha enjoys singing on her church choir and hiking mountains around New Hampshire.

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