VMEA Leadership

VMEA Staff

VMEA Officers

 Section Presidents and Ex-Officio

Position Name Email Address
VCDA - President (choral) Mandi Townley Steele [email protected]
VAMHE - President (college) David Zerull [email protected]
VEMEA - President (elementary) Marie Weber [email protected]
VBODA - President (band & orch) Andrew Loft [email protected]
VBODA - String Rep Carrie Finnegan [email protected]
VAMEA - President (administrators) Michael Pierson [email protected]
NOTES - Editor & Business Manager (Journal) Merry Beth Hall [email protected]
Collegiate Advisor Sandy Goldie [email protected]
Dept of Education - Specialist of Fine Arts Cherry Gardner [email protected]
Students w/Special Needs - Chair Alice Hammel [email protected]
Multi-Culture - Chair Cynthia Ramsey [email protected]
Government Relations Daniel Foose
Andy Necessary
Frank Sampson
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Tri-M Chair Ryan Featherer [email protected]
MIOSM Chair Debra Lindsay [email protected]
Conference Exhibits Jim Stegner [email protected]
Attorney Bret Zwerdling  
VHSL Executive Director Kenneth Tilley  
Creativity Chair Bruce Hammel [email protected]
Membership Chair

Lisette Satterwhite [email protected]

Research Chair David Stringham [email protected]
Secondary General Music Chair Glenn McCarthy [email protected]
Historian Jack Elgin [email protected]
Media Chair Drew Ross [email protected]

District Chairs

Title Last First Email
1 Miller Clint [email protected]
2 Rossettini Tim [email protected]
3 Ramsey Derek      [email protected]
4 Cox Crystal [email protected]
5 Upton Daniel [email protected]
6 Schmitt Nicole [email protected]
7 Baxter Brandy [email protected]
8 Parr Gordon [email protected]
9 Agee Anthony [email protected]
10 Engdahl Kevin [email protected]
11 Luley Michael [email protected]
12 Milhoan Sarah [email protected]
13 Hackworth Jason [email protected]
14 Cooper Rebecca [email protected]
15 Miller Rhonda [email protected]
16 Robbins Michelle [email protected]

Active Past Presidents on the Executive Board

Name Address Email Address
Michael Ehrlich 10088 Daniels Run Way - Fairfax, 22030 [email protected]
Jack Elgin 1104 Ashley Drive, Chesapeake, VA 22320 [email protected]
Linda Gammon 24759 Carbonate Terr. - Stone Ridge, 20105 [email protected]
Harriet Heath 24 Early Dr. - Portsmouth, 23701 [email protected]
Steve King 5250 Keffer Rd. - Catawba, 24070 [email protected]
Scott Lambert 6026 Rollingwood St., - Suffolk, 23435 [email protected]
Diana Love 73 Quail R - Morgantown, WV 26508 [email protected]
Curtis Nolley 237 Divot Dr. - Harrisonburg, 22802 [email protected]
Dan Schoemmell PO Box 62 - Basye, VA 22810 [email protected]
Charlotte Smith 465 Chinquapin Trail - Christiansburg, 24073 [email protected]
Betty Tabor 301 Confederate Drive, Locust Grove, VA 22508 [email protected]

Council of Review

Title Last Name First Name Email
01-Instrumental Rep Isemann Jessica [email protected]
01-Choral Rep - Chair Miller Clint [email protected]
01-Elementary Rep Redmond Iris [email protected]
02-Choral Rep Pinto Corbin [email protected]
02-Elementary Rep Larson Corey [email protected]
02-Instrumental Rep - Chair Rossettini Tim [email protected]
03-Elementary Rep Hamrick Carol [email protected]
03-Instrumental Rep - Chair Ramsey Derek [email protected]
03-Choral Rep Stephens Toneika [email protected]
04-Choral Rep  Duncan Robin [email protected]
04-Elementary Rep Crandall Annette [email protected]
04-Instrumental Rep - Chair Cox Crystal [email protected]
05-Choral Rep Edwards Paige [email protected]
05-Elementary Rep Smith Jennifer [email protected]
05-Instrumental Rep - Chair Upton Daniel [email protected]
06-Choral Rep - Chair Schmitt Nicole [email protected]
06-Elementary Rep Wright  Jessica [email protected]
06-Instrumental Rep  Allred Scott [email protected]
07-Elementary Rep Garlic Benjamin [email protected]
07-Choral Rep - Chair Baxter Brandy [email protected]
07-Instrumental Rep  Childress Logan [email protected]
08-Elementary Rep Marshall Cynthia [email protected]
08-Choral Rep - Chair Parr Gordon [email protected]
08-Instrumental Rep Vacant    
09-Elementary Rep Williams Dawn [email protected]
09-Choral Rep Stenson McKenna [email protected]
09-Instrumental Rep - Chair Agee   Anthony [email protected]
10-Choral Rep - Chair Redden-Liotta CJ [email protected]

10-Elementary Rep Lindsay Debra [email protected]
10-Instrumental Rep - Chair Engdahl Kevin [email protected]
11-Choral Rep Brandt Dustin [email protected]
11-Elementary Rep Vacant    
11-Instrumental Rep - Chair Luley Michael [email protected]
12-Elementary Rep Satterwhite Lisette [email protected]
12-Choral Rep - Chair Milhoan Sarah [email protected]
12-Instrumental Rep Fisher Brian [email protected]
13-Choral Rep Lane Rob [email protected]
13-Elementary Rep Vacant    
13-Instrumental Rep - Chair Hackworth Jason hackwoj1@charlottesvilleschools.org
14-Instrumental Rep Mergen Lisa flmergen@fcps1.org
14-Choral Rep - Chair Cooper Rebecca rhcooper@shenandoah.k12.va.us
14-Elementary Rep Ofstein Jennifer jennifer.ofstein@fcps1.org
15-Elementary Rep Peabody Christine peabodycp@staffordschools.net
15-Choral Rep - Chair Miller Rhonda rmiller@spotsylvania.net
15-Instrumental Rep Addair Ryan raddair@spotsylvania.k12.va.us
16-Choral Rep Cini Cristin cristin.cini@lcps.org
16-Elementary Rep Assetto Michelle michelle.assetto@lcps.org
16-Instrumental Rep - Chair Robbins Michelle michelle.robbins@lcps.org

Past Presidents

Year Name Year Name
1944-1946 Sena Wood 1978-1980 John Savage
1946-1948 Sharon Hoose 1980-1982 Harriet Heath
1948-1950 Wendell Sanderson 1982-1984 David Solomon
1950-1952 Raymond Reed 1984-1986 Daniel Schoemmell
1952-1954 Gene Morlan 1986-1988 Betty Tabor
1954-1956 Sidney Berg 1988-1990 Charlotte Collins
1956-1957 Luroy Krumwiede 1990-1992 Robert Stamback
1957-1958 Leo Imperial 1992-1994 Stephen E. King
1958-1960 William Troxell 1994-1996 Diana B. Love
1960-1962 Bernard Busse 1996-1998 Davidson Burgess
1962-1964 Catherine Dycus 1998-2000 Scott Lambert
1964-1966 Alton Howell 2000-2002 Terry Austin
1966-1968 Paul Sanger 2002-2004 Linda Gammon
1968-1970 Donald Tennant 2004-2006 Charlotte Smith
1970-1972 Ruth Pace 2006-2008 Curtis Nolley
1972-1974 James Simmons 2008-2010 Michael Ehrlich
1974-1976 Dorris Hutton 2010-2012 Jack Elgin
1976-1978 Sidney Swiggett 2012-2014 Lois Castonguay
1974-1976 Dorris Hutton 2014-2016 Terry Hall

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