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: February 2015

American Sign Language

  • Maria Hernandez

Arabic

  • Ahmed Abdallah
  • Monica Hasbun

Danish

  • Anna-Clara Campbell
  • Tina Winther, CTG

Dutch

  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Gerard van den Hoven

Finnish

  • Henna (Helena) Koivisto

French

  • Ahmed Abdallah
  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)
  • Greg Borzo
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Brian Gallagher, CTG
  • Martine Guerret-Robertson
  • Monica Hasbun
  • Jean Rafael Heiz
  • Renee Hills
  • Deborah Joyce
  • 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
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Herb Eiseman, CTG
  • 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
  • Alex Soren (transfers)

Portuguese

  • Ahmed Abdallah
  • Ediana Braham
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Daniel Oro
  • Rita Pereira Richter
  • Marli Vorpagel

Russian

  • Andrzej Franciszek Felker
  • Roman Panich
  • Alex Soren

Serbo-Croatian

  • Vladimir Petrovic

Slovene

  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)

Spanish

  • Brenda Lee Bohen
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Maria Duncker
  • Robert Enriquez
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Brian Gallagher, CTG
  • Liz Garibay
  • Monica Hasbun
  • Jean Rafael Heiz
  • Renee Hills
  • Linda Aurora Keller, CTG
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Irama Neri-Heiz, CTG
  • Kristine Moyer, CTG (Chicago Meetings & More)
  • Daniel Oro
  • Emilia Pérez-Ellsworth
  • Donna Marie Primas, CTG
  • Rita Pereira Richter
  • Irma Rodriguez
  • Sharon Sylvester, CTG
  • Veronica Uribe
  • Marli Vorpagel

Swedish

  • Anna-Clara Campbell

Tagalog/Filipino

  • Sheryl Lou "Shy" Nerecena

Ukrainian

  • Alex Soren

Yiddish

  • Edward Mazur, CTG

Yoruba

  • Ojo Olumuyiwa

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.