- Heidi Byrnes, Professor, Georgetown University; Editor-in-chief, Modern Language Journal.
- Elaine Tarone, Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota
- Brian Tomlinson, Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Liverpool; TESOL Professor, Anaheim University; Chair Professor at Shanghai International Studies University www.matsda.org
Advisory board members are distinguished leaders and scholars in the field who counsel the body of regular members, provide aspects of mentorship to the organization, and may give guest talks at meetings. Advisory-board members support MUSE by serving in an ancillary capacity.