PTG Officer Bios

Jennifer Cheatham
PTG President

American-born, Jen was raised in Washington State. She left the US for university in 2002 to study international business in Paris, then to complete her MSc at the University of Edinburgh. Since 2010 she has lived in the Middle East with her husband, Omar, and their children – first in Sana’a Yemen then moving to Amman Jordan in 2016. In 2019, Jen and Omar joined the ACS and PTG community with their two daughters, Nora (4th grade) and Dalia (1st grade.)

Jen has held professional positions in regional economic development and the technology industry. Currently, she runs a nonprofit for kids in Jordan with type 1 diabetes, SugarBox. Alongside Nora (who was diagnosed in 2017), they are committed to raising awareness about this misunderstood disease. 

She hopes to bring a passion for community understanding and kindness to the PTG, helping our kids learn how to put curiosity over judgment from an early age.

Leen Ali-Hasan Daoud
PTG Vice President

Leen is a Jordanian-Palestinian, who was born and raised in Kuwait and moved to Amman in 1989. Upon completing her BA in Business & Italian from Franklin University, Switzerland, and briefly working in Rome, Italy, she then moved to Qatar with her ACS Alumnus husband, Amin. After returning to Amman in 2006, their family then joined ACS in 2013 with their eldest Mia (grade 8), Joud (grade 6), and Karim (grade 4).

Since graduating from college in 2001, Leen joined the Commercial Foodservice Equipment family business (Awar) and in 2004 established a branch of the company in Doha, Qatar, with her husband. In 2006, the coupled opened “Adawat”, bringing KitchenAid to Jordan; then co-founded a Jordanian anti-smoking NGO, Tobacco Free Jordan in 2008, and in 2011 Leen became a managing partner at Awar, and also co-founded the first eco-friendly wet-cleaning laundry service App in Jordan: Washbox.  

Leen brings to ACS a passion for healthy eating, cooking & baking… having conducted several “Lunchbox Talks” with ACS parents & teachers as well as many live cooking classes for students.

Iman Marto
PTG Treasurer

Born and raised in Amman, Iman Marto completed her undergraduate education at Georgetown where she received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Marketing.  She worked in the telecom industry and regularly consults for startups.  

Iman is married to Amjad Muasher. They have three children enrolled at ACS - Ramzi (Grade 8), Rafik (Grade 5), and Raya (grade 2).

Iman has been an active member of the ACS community serving as a Class Parent on an annual basis as well as a member of the PTG.  She looks forward to bringing her passion, energy, and analytical skills to her role as Treasurer.

Ranya Haddad
PTG Secretary

Ranya grew up in Amman, Jordan to an American mom and a Lebanese dad and completed her BA and CPA license in California where she continued to work with Ernst & Young for 7 years as a senior Financial Auditor. 

She moved back to Jordan in 2007 and joined her family business as a financial manager and advisor.   

Since joining ACS back in 2015 when her first daughter started in the “Pre-K 2” program, Ranya has been a very active member of the PTG group and now has two daughters at ACS: Jenna in 7th grade and Raya in 4th grade. 

After 7 years at ACS, she is looking forward to even more ways of being involved and giving back to this amazing community.

Linsey Crisler
US Embassy Representative

Linsey was born in the U.S. and spent her childhood in Hawaii. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Political Science. Later, she earned her MA in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University. She and her family have lived in Jordan since 2022 and she and her husband both work at the U.S. Embassy. 

Prior to moving to Amman, Linsey has lived in Lima, Caracas, Shanghai, Beijing, and Quito. Linsey has always been actively involved with Parent Teacher organizations at every school her children have attended around the world and she is delighted to be working with the ACS PTG. 

Claire (Grade 6) at ACS, and Isaac (Grade 10) and Caleb (Grade 12) both at King’s Academy, are used to sharing their mom with their school community and Linsey is grateful for the chance to contribute.

Lina Mufti Nasser
Booster Club Chairperson

Born in the U.K. and raised in Amman, Lina completed her undergraduate degree in Management Sciences at the University of Warwick. Lina has been working in the Business Development field for over 10 years, with a focus on retail. 

Lina and her husband, Adnan, have 3 children at ACS – Yazan (Grade 7), Zade (Grade 5), and Rakan (Early Years Program).

After 7 years at ACS, Lina is looking forward to giving back to the community by bringing her energy and strategic planning skills to the PTG Booster Club.

Zena Khoury
ACS Staff Representative

Zena is the Communications Director at ACS, and a member of the PTG executive committee! She earned her BA degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee back in 2011, and ever since then,  she has occupied a number of different Communications roles in reputable companies and organizations. 

Zena has been an editor of two magazines, a Communications and Outreach Officer at the esteemed Columbia Global Centers, and the Communications Advisor for World Vision’s Syria Country Office. She's always thoroughly enjoyed meeting people and connecting with them on a different level, and loves that she gets to do that with people from all walks of life through the ACS community.  Zena loves working with a group of passionate and enthusiastic moms who want nothing more than to create lasting memories for their child(ren) during their time at ACS!