- Uma Raman was an English teacher and head of school for many years and is now an education consultant dealing with English Language curriculum planning, teacher training and the creation of English language teaching materials. She has contributed Rs. 2,00,000/-
- Dr. Saraswati is a Professor English retired from the University of Madras. She was the former Secretary of ELTAI and the former Editor of The Journal of English Language Teaching for more than a decade. She has contributed Rs. 2,00,000/-
- Thiru S S Rajagopalan, a retired School Headmaster, was a close associate of the founder, Padmashree S. Natarajan. Keenly interested in promoting professional development of teachers particularly at the school level and on several occasions he contributed generously to carry out different activities of the association.