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 2016

American Sign Language

  • Maria Hernandez

Arabic

  • Monica Hasbun

Danish

  • Anna-Clara Campbell
  • Tina Winther, CTG

Dutch

  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Michael LaRusso Reis
  • Ine Van der Stock

Finnish

  • Henna (Helena) Koivisto

French

  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • Shirley Fastner
  • Brian Gallagher, CTG
  • Monica Hasbun
  • 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
  • Ine Van der Stock
  • Tina Winther, CTG

German

  • Marianna Buchwald
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • 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
  • Kari Diesen-Dahl
  • Tina Winther, CTG

Polish

  • Andrzej Franciszek Felker
  • Alex Soren (transfers)

Portuguese

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

Russian

  • Andrzej Franciszek Felker
  • Roman Panich
  • Alex Soren

Slovene

  • Lijana Baehr, CTG (Friend)

Spanish

  • Brenda Lee Bohen
  • Jim Collins
  • Leentje De Leeuw
  • 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)
  • Emilia Pérez-Ellsworth
  • Donna Marie Primas, CTG
  • Rita Pereira Richter
  • Irma Rodriguez
  • Sharon Sylvester, CTG
  • Veronica Uribe
  • Ine Van der Stock

Swedish

  • Anna-Clara Campbell

Turkish

  • Derin Baratka

Ukrainian

  • Alex Soren

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.