CHICAGO TOUR-GUIDE
PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION

List of Language Specialty Members

The CTPA does not test for foreign language proficiency. Each member has self-determined his/her level of ability in order to be included in this list.

We strongly suggest that employers interview guides in the required language before finalizing any contracts.
The CTPA accepts no responsibility for any individual misstatements.

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Updated: March 2017

Arabic

  • Monica Hasbun

Danish

  • Tina Winther, CTG

Dutch

  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Michael LaRusso Reis

French

  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Gerald "Jerry" Cole
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Brian Gallagher, CTG
  • Monica Hasbun
  • Renee Hills
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Beverly Livingston, CTG
  • Hillary Marzec
  • Kristine Moyer, CTG (Chicago Meetings & More)
  • Irama Neri-Heiz, CTG
  • Cristina Mazza Piccolo
  • Larissa Rolley
  • Tina Winther, CTG

German

  • Marianna Buchwald
  • Michael Fitzek
  • Renee Hills
  • Uta Howard, CTG
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Hillary Marzec
  • Ulli Titze
  • Tina Winther, CTG
  • Lisa Yost

Greek

  • George Haggis (transfers)

Hebrew

  • Michael LaRusso Reis

Italian

  • Brenda Lee Bohen
  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Renee Hills
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Cristina Mazza Piccolo
  • Larissa Rolley
  • Amanda Scotese (Chicago Detours)

Japanese

  • John Bukacek

Mandarin Chinese

  • Cindy Lee

Norwegian

  • Anna-Clara Campbell
  • Tina Winther, CTG

Polish

  • Andrzej Franciszek Felker

Portuguese

  • Ediana Braham
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Dario Oro
  • Rita Pereira Richter

Russian

  • Andrzej Franciszek Felker
  • Maria Ivanus
  • Roman Panich
  • Alex Soren

Slovene

  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)

Spanish

  • Brenda Lee Bohen
  • Jim Collins
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Brian Gallagher, CTG
  • Liz Garibay
  • Monica Hasbun
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Diane Laborde-Delgado
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Irama Neri-Heiz, CTG
  • Kristine Moyer, CTG (Chicago Meetings & More)
  • Dario Oro
  • Emilia Pérez-Ellsworth
  • Donna Marie Primas, CTG
  • Rita Pereira Richter
  • Sharon Sylvester, CTG
  • Veronica Uribe

Swedish

  • Anna-Clara Campbell

Ukrainian

  • Maria Ivanus
  • Alex Soren

CTG = Certified Tour Guide

Important: The CTPA does not test for foreign language proficiency. Each member has self-determined his/her level of ability in order to be included in this list. We strongly suggest that employers interview guides in the required language before finalizing any contracts. The CTPA accepts no responsibility for any individual misstatements.