The conference has been overseen by an on-campus Steering Committee composed of the following colleagues:
- Stephen Angle, Director, Fries Center for Global Studies; Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies; Professor of Philosophy
- Jennifer Collingwood, Administrative Assistant, Fries Center for Global Studies
- Emily Gorlewski, Associate Director of Study Abroad
- Elizabeth Hepford, Assistant Professor of the Practice in TESOL
- Naho Maruta, Associate Professor of the Practice in Japanese
- Ulrich Plass, Chair, College of Letters; Professor of German Studies
- Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian
The GELA Executive Committee is made up of colleagues deeply invested in integrating and promoting global engagement in the liberal arts; they have actively helped develop the program for this and previous Global Engagement in the Liberal Arts Conferences:
- Stephen Angle, Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies, Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Fries Center for Global Studies, Wesleyan University, Connecticut.
- Samantha Brandauer, Associate Provost and Executive Director, Center for Global Study and Engagement, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania.
- Amy Dooling, Professor of Chinese, Associate Dean of Global Initiatives, Director of The Walter Commons for Global Study and Engagement, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.
- Brigittine French, Professor of Anthropology, Assistant Vice President of Global Education, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
- Arne Koch, Associate Professor of German, Dean of Global Engagement, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.
- Andrea Lanoux, Professor of Slavic Studies, Director of Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA), Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.
- Sue Mennicke, Associate Dean for International Programs, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
- Carolyn North, Assistant Dean, Off Campus Study, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York.
- Bryan Penprase, Vice President for Sponsored Research and External Academic Relations, Soka University of America, California.
- David Tompkins, Associate Professor of History, Director of the Center for Global and Regional Studies, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.