VMEA Leadership

VMEA Staff

VMEA State ExecutiveAllen Hall
4421 Stillmeadows Rd. Montpelier, VA 23192[email protected]
VMEA AttorneyBret Zwerdling
5020 Monument Avenue
Richmond, 23230
Editor, VMEA NotesMerry Beth Hall
14421 Stillmeadows Rd.
Montpelier, VA 23192
[email protected]
Conference Exhibits Coord.Justin Ratcliff
Conference CoordinatorVacant
Performance Conference CoordinatorMichael Ehrlich
10088 Daniels Run Way
Fairfax, VA 23030
[email protected]

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]
TreasurerDoug Martin
607 Malcolm Place
Alexandria, VA 22302
[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 Nickole Kennedy [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 [email protected] 
Music Edcation Council Christie-Jo Adams   
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 Jonathan Schoepflin [email protected]
MIOSM Chair Anna Moore
Marie Weber

[email protected]
[email protected]
Conference Exhibits Jim Stegner [email protected]
Attorney Bret Zwerdling  
VHSL Executive Director Kenneth Tilley  
Creativity Chair Vacant  
Membership Chair

[email protected]

Guitar Council  Kevin Vigil  [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 Issemann Jessica [email protected]
2 Pinto Corbin [email protected]
3 Toneika Stephens   [email protected]
4 Cox Crystal [email protected]
5 Wesley  Dunlap [email protected]rockingham.k12.va.us
6 Schmitt Nicole [email protected]
7 Logan Childress [email protected]
8 Higginbotham Brett [email protected]
9 Joel Shapiro [email protected]
10 Witkowski Joe [email protected]
11 Brandt Dustin [email protected]
12 James McNamera [email protected]
13 Morris
[email protected]
[email protected]
14 Laura Filppu [email protected]
15 Eddie Steenstra [email protected]
16 Cristin Cini [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

01-Instrumental Rep - Chair Isemann Jessica [email protected]
01-Choral Rep  Miller Clint [email protected]
01-Elementary Rep Redmond Iris [email protected]
02-Choral Rep - Chair Pinto Corbin [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

[email protected]

03-Choral Rep - Chair Stephens Toneika [email protected]
04-Choral Rep  Putnam Paul [email protected]
04-Elementary Rep Weber Marie
04-Instrumental Rep - Chair Cox Crystal [email protected]
05-Choral Rep - Chair Dunlap Wesley [email protected]
05-Elementary Rep Clemens Angela [email protected]
05-Instrumental Rep Flake Candice [email protected]
06-Choral Rep Goad Darren [email protected]
06-Elementary Rep Castro Stefan [email protected]
06-Instrumental Rep  - Chair Hand Michael [email protected]
07-Elementary Rep Hines Andrea [email protected]
07-Choral Rep Belcher Cari
[email protected]

07-Instrumental Rep - Chair Childress Logan [email protected]
08-Elementary Rep
08-Choral Rep Sherman Dara [email protected]
08-Instrumental Rep - Chair Higginbotham  Brett
[email protected]

09-Elementary Rep Reagan Shelly 
09-Choral Rep - Chair Shapiro Joel [email protected]
09-Instrumental Rep Britcher Michael
[email protected]

10-Choral Rep Cooper Anna
[email protected]

10-Elementary Rep Davis
10-Instrumental Rep - Chair Witkowski Joe [email protected]
11-Choral Rep - Chair Brandt Dustin [email protected]
11-Elementary Rep
- Janette
11-Instrumental Rep Luley Michael [email protected]
12-Elementary Rep
12-Choral Rep - Chair McNamara James [email protected]
12-Instrumental Rep Weise Chris [email protected]
13-Choral Rep - Chair Nichols Willaim
[email protected]

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

14-Instrumental Rep - Chair Filppu Laura [email protected]
14-Choral Rep Cooper Rebecca [email protected]
14-Elementary Rep Shoremount Sarah [email protected]
15-Elementary Rep Peabody Christian [email protected]
15-Choral Rep Acors Val [email protected]
15-Instrumental Rep - Chair Steenstra Eddie [email protected]
16-Choral Rep - Chair Cini Cristin [email protected]
16-Elementary Rep Hoey Holly [email protected]
16-Instrumental Rep  Hermann 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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