A 501 C3 Nonprofit Association for the Improvement Of Literacy Skills In America —

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Our Board Members Are Literacy Advocates


Our Board

Our literacy organization is made up of several dedicated board members. Those committed to The Talking Page Literacy Organization include the following people.

Martin J. Chekel


Martin J. Chekel
He is the developer of the Neurolingusitic Language Education System and chairman of Text N Tone, Inc. and Talking Page Ltd. Mr. Chekel is an international business man and consultant, who spent his youth in Willmar, Minnesota.

Our Advisory Directors

We have multiple directors and honorary directors of the board. These members include:
Edward Nixon

Edward Nixon

Mr. Nixon is president of Nixon World Enterprises, Inc. and a retired naval officer. He served on the National Literacy Program Read America. He is the brother of former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon.

Dale Brown

Dale Brown

Mr. Brown is president of Dale Brown Enterprises and a motivational speaker. He is a former Louisiana State University basketball coach and is literacy advocate.

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Herbert Rammerstofer

Herbert Rammerstofer (retired) –Director- Normstahl AG- Switzerland, Austria, Germany- Director SONO- System AG and Former Private School Headmaster in Austria

Honorary Directors

Gil Ferguson
Gil Ferguson

1923 - 2007
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Sir Anthony Burney

James Tornoe - Missing Image
Christian Anthony Chekel

1972- 2016

Nancy A. Costa

Nancy A. Costa-Treasurer
Ms. Costa has a master's in business administration with a focus on finance from University of California, Los Angeles. She is also a partner with the Costa Consulting Group.

Courtney Langdon-Codd

Courtney Langdon-Codd - Secretary

Dr. H. C. E. Doering

Dr. H. C. E. Doering
He is the owner of Sono Systems AG. Switzerland and an inventor with over 300 patents. He is the inventor of the SONO learning system. Dr. Doering is a neurolinguist.