Leann Cherkasky Makhni

Leann has been in her role as Director of the International House (I-House) at SJSU for nearly 30 years.  With a passion for intercultural communication and interactions that bring people from all over the world together, Leann has worked with thousands of university students representing 100 countries worldwide.  Influenced by the passion for CAA exhibited by Founding Director, De, the CAA Latizmo dance class was invited to perform at I-House and became a popular addition to the semi-annual community program.  Over time, Leann has been drawn to the wonderful opportunities offered by CAA and is happy to engage as a Mountain Mover and support further growth.