Ofelia Zepeda: Tohono O’odham community member, Regents Professor Tohono O’odham language and linguistics, University of Arizona, co-founder American Indian Development Institute, Poet, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, USA

Jing-lan Joy Wu: Associate Professor, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

D. H. Whalen: Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Endangered Language Fund, Distinguished Professor in the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, as well as holding appointments in the Linguistics department there and at Yale University.

Audra Vincent: Member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Her father was Coeur d’Alene and her mother was Muckleshoot and Yakama. She is the Language Program Manager for hnqwa’qwe’eln [The Coeur d’Alene Language Program]. She has a M.A. in linguistics from the University of British Columbia, a B.A. in linguistics from the University of Washington, and a B.A. in American Indian Studies from the University of Washington.

Elaisa Vahnie: Executive Director of Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) in Indianapolis, USA/Myanmar

Diego Tituaña: Second Secretary Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations

Moses Simelane: Director for Inclusive Education, Department of Basic Education, South Africa

Gladys Camacho Rios: Quechua community member Kalallusta-Bolivia. The University of Texas at Austin. Leader of The Linguistics Summer School in Bolivia.

Keren Rice: University of Toronto Professor of Linguistics, Officer in the Order of Canada

Maung Nyeu: Indigenous community member Chittagong Hill Tracts, Harvard University, Our Golden Hour Founder, Bangladesh

Zaw Myint: Director General of the Department of Myanmar Nationalities’ Languages, Ministry of Education, Myanmar

Deborah Morillo: community member of the yaktitʸutitʸu yaktiłhini, Northern Chumash Tribe of San Luis Obispo County and Region, board member of the yaktitʸutitʸu yaktiłhini Northern Chumash Tribe of San Luis Obispo County and Region, Board of Director of the yaktitʸutitʸu yaktiłhini Cultural Preservation Kinship; San Luis Obispo County and Region, and Co-Chair of Language, yaktitʸutitʸu yaktiłhini Northern Chumash Tribe of San Luis Obispo County and Region

Salomé Gutiérrez Morales: Research Professor, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Mexico

Wilhelm Meya: Chairman and Executive Director of the Language Conservancy.

Barbra Meek: Comanche Tribe, Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA

Daryn McKenny: Gamilaraay and Wiradjuri nations member, Co-founder of Miromaa Aboriginal Language & Technology Centre

Agustín Panizo Jansana: Director of Indigenous Languages, Ministry of Culture, Peru

John Ivens:  University of Arizona, Software Engineer and Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistics, USA

Leanne Hinton: Professor emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, and a founding member of the board of the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival

Quirina Luna Geary: Enrolled member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Ohlone Costanoan Indians, student at the University of California Davis and board member for the Advocates of Indigenous California Language Survival

Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu Galla: Kanaka Maoli, Language & Literacy Education, Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada

Amy Fountain:  University of Arizona, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, USA.

Kevin S. Carroll: University of Puerto Rico – Río Piedras, Associate Professor, Department of Graduate Studies in Education, Puerto Rico

Daryl Baldwin: Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA

Pius Akumbu: Babanki community member, University of  Buea, Cameroon, Africa