VMEA Leadership

VMEA Staff

VMEA State ExecutiveAllen Hall
2106 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223[email protected]
VMEA AttorneyBret Zwerdling
5020 Monument Avenue
Richmond, 23230
Editor, VMEA NotesMerry Beth Hall
2106 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223[email protected]
Conference Exhibits Coord.Justin Ratcliff
Professional Development Conference CoordinatorAmy Birdsong
1449 Cumberland Dr. Rockingham, VA 22801[email protected]
Performance Conference CoordinatorAlan Johnson

VMEA Officers

PresidentAnnamarie Bollino
31 Stafford Avenue Stafford, VA 22554[email protected]
SecretaryJenny Ryan
9915 Groundhog Drive North Chesterfield, VA 23235[email protected]
VCDA PresidentDana Vanslyke
VAMHE PresidentSandy Goldie
Vice-PresidentJohn Brewington
600 Runnymeade Ct. Va Beach, VA 23542[email protected]
TreasurerSteve Turner
114 Powhatan Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23188
[email protected]
VEMEA PresidentKimberly Upshaw
VMEA President-ElectAlice Hammel
3131 East Weyburn Road Richmond,VA 23235[email protected]
VBODA PresidentDavid Webb
VAMEA PresidentKatrina Chaney

 Section Presidents and Ex-Officio

Position Name Email Address
VCDA - President (choral) Dana VanSlyke


[email protected]

VAMHE - President (higher education) Sandy Goldie
[email protected]


VEMEA - President (elementary) Kimberly Upshaw
[email protected]


VBODA - President (band & orch) David Webb
[email protected]


VBODA - Orchestra Rep Carrie Finnegan [email protected]
Collegiate VMEA Bailey Kinsella [email protected]
VAMEA - President (administrators) Katrina Chaney
[email protected]


NOTES - Editor & Business Manager (Journal) Merry Beth Hall [email protected]
Collegiate Advisor
Jennifer McDonel

[email protected]

Dept of Education -Specialist of Fine Arts Kelly Bisogno
Michelle Milligan
[email protected] 

[email protected]
Music Edcation Council Jeremy Craft

 [email protected]
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Ashley Cuthbertson [email protected] 
Government Relations Steve King
Christian Peabody
Nicholas Snead

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]



Tri-M Chair Jennifer Morris [email protected]

MIOSM Chair
Marie Weber

[email protected]
 
Conference Exhibits Justin Ratcliff [email protected]
Attorney Bret Zwerdling  
VHSL Executive Director Kenneth Tilley  
Creativity Chair JR Snow  [email protected]

Membership Chair

Lisette
Satterwhite
[email protected]

Guitar Council  Kevin Vigil  [email protected]
Secondary General Music Chair Glenn McCarthy [email protected]
Historian Jack Elgin [email protected]
Media Chair Andrew Snead
Melendez Mungula
Katie Hale
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

District Chairs

Position Name Email Address
VCDA - President (choral) Dana VanSlyke


[email protected]

VAMHE - President (higher education) Sandy Goldie
[email protected]


VEMEA - President (elementary) Kimberly Upshaw
[email protected]


VBODA - President (band & orch) David Webb
[email protected]


VBODA - Orchestra Rep Carrie Finnegan [email protected]
Collegiate VMEA Bailey Kinsella [email protected]
VAMEA - President (administrators) Katrina Chaney
[email protected]


NOTES - Editor & Business Manager (Journal) Merry Beth Hall [email protected]
Collegiate Advisor
Jennifer McDonel

[email protected]

Dept of Education -Specialist of Fine Arts Kelly Bisogno
Michelle Milligan
[email protected] 

[email protected]
Music Edcation Council Jeremy Craft

[email protected]
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Ashley Cuthbertson [email protected] 
Government Relations Steve King
Christian Peabody
Nicholas Snead

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]



Tri-M Chair Jennifer Morris [email protected]

MIOSM Chair
Marie Weber

[email protected]
 
Conference Exhibits Justin Ratcliff [email protected]
Attorney Bret Zwerdling  
VHSL Executive Director Kenneth Tilley  
Creativity Chair JR Snow  [email protected]

Membership Chair

Lisette
Satterwhite
[email protected]

Guitar Council  Kevin Vigil  [email protected]
Secondary General Music Chair Glenn McCarthy [email protected]
Historian Jack Elgin [email protected]
Media Chair Andrew Snead
Melendez Mungula
Katie Hale
[email protected]
[email protected]
[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  22320 [email protected]
Linda Gammon 24759 Carbonate Terrace
Stone Ridge   20105
[email protected]
Terry Hall   [email protected]
Steve King 5250 Keffer Road, Catawba  24070 [email protected]
     
Diana Love 73 Quail Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508 [email protected]
Curtis Nolley 237 Divot Dr.,  Harrisonburg 22802 [email protected]
Dan Schoemmell PO Box 62, Basye  22810 [email protected]
Charlotte Smith 465 Chinquapin Trail, Christiansburg 24073 [email protected]
     

Council of Review


Title Last Name First Name
Email

01-Instrumental Rep - Chair Addair Ryan [email protected]
01-Choral Rep  Fisher-Lasky Lydia [email protected]
01-Elementary Rep Lambert Danielle [email protected]
02-Choral Rep - Chair Landon Ashley [email protected]
02-Elementary Rep Larson Corey [email protected]
02-Instrumental Rep  Duggan Jonathan [email protected]
03-Elementary Rep Hill Carol
03-Instrumental Rep  Fens
Chrisotpher


[email protected]


03-Choral Rep - Chair Burks Storm [email protected]
04-Choral Rep  Cook Kyle [email protected]
04-Elementary Rep Weber Marie
04-Instrumental Rep - Chair Allen Donny [email protected]
05-Choral Rep May Nathan [email protected]
05-Elementary Rep Clemens Angela [email protected]
05-Instrumental Rep - Chair Wilson Jon [email protected]
06-Choral Rep Goad Darren [email protected]
06-Elementary Rep Gillis Matthew [email protected]
06-Instrumental Rep  - Chair Hand Michael [email protected]
07-Elementary Rep Hines Andrea [email protected]
07-Choral Rep - Chair Alderman Monica
[email protected]

07-Instrumental Re Miller Bruce [email protected]
08-Elementary Rep
Ellis
Dionne
08-Choral Rep Ballou Lynn [email protected]
08-Instrumental Rep - Chair Stetina Jackie
[email protected]

09-Elementary Rep Reagan Shelly 
09-Choral Rep - Chair Mann David [email protected]
09-Instrumental Rep Legrand Claude
[email protected]

10-Choral Rep Carpel Lauren
[email protected]

10-Elementary Rep Vacant
 
 
10-Instrumental Rep - Chair Specketer Rob [email protected]
11-Choral Rep - Chair Brandt Dustin [email protected]
11-Elementary Rep Corcelius Janette [email protected]
11-Instrumental Rep Magwire Tracey [email protected]
12-Elementary Rep Ogren Brandi [email protected]
12-Choral Rep - Chair Podolski Bill [email protected]
12-Instrumental Rep Weise Chris [email protected]
13-Choral Rep - Chair Harkrader Sarah
[email protected]

13-Elementary Rep
Smith     
 Rachel   [email protected]
13-Instrumental Rep Doss Tommy
[email protected]


14-Instrumental Rep - Chair Tucker James  [email protected]
14-Choral Rep O'Konski Laura
[email protected]

14-Elementary Rep Wygal Tracey [email protected]
15-Elementary Rep Baldassare Elizabeth [email protected]
15-Choral Rep Acors Val [email protected]
15-Instrumental Rep - Chair Welch Gene [email protected]
16-Choral Rep - Chair Markwood Jordan [email protected]
16-Elementary Rep Baker Cheryl [email protected]
16-Instrumental Rep  Herrmann George [email protected]  

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
    2016-18 John Brewington
    2018-2020 Allen Hall 

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