Leadership

Board of Directors

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Joshua Simonds
Executive Director
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Dr. Brian Zator
President
Texas A&M University - Commerce

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Dr. Chris Hanning
President-Elect
West Chester University
George Barrett
First Vice President
CEO, Innovative Percussion, Inc.
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Dr. Paul Buyer
Second Vice President
Clemson University
Dr. Michael Sammons
Secretary
University of Utah
Dr. Julie Hill
Immediate Past President
University of Tennessee - Martin
Michael Kenyon
President and CEO,
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
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Karl "KC" Leffler
Creative Director, Beltrame Leffler
Jim Rupp
President,
Columbus Pro Percussion, Inc.
Mark Stempel
Director of Finance, Emerging Markets Business Unit,
Eli Lilly & Company
John Wittmann
Manager of Education and Artist Relations - Band & Orchestral Division,
Yamaha Corp. of America 

Board of Advisors


*Incumbents re-elected for 2017, 2018, 2019 term

Thad Anderson (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)
Michael Bump (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)
*Jim Casella
*Jim Catalano
Ndugu Chancler
*Karl Dustman
Peter Erskine
*David Eyler
*Michael Gould
*Jonathan Haas
*Stefon Harris
Ralph Hicks (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)  
*Glenn Kotche
*Johnny Lee Lane
*Brian Mason
*Jeff Moore
Jeff Nelson
Eugene Novotney
*Bill Platt
*Sherry Rubins
Josh Smith (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)  
*Gordon Stout
*Brian West
Kenyon Williams (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)
Dean Witten (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)  

John R. Beck, Council of Past Presidents Representative (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)
Ronni Kot Wenzell, International Representative (Incoming Jan. 1, 2017)
*Anna Provo, Student Member Representative

Council of Past Presidents

John R. Beck (2013-2014)
Lisa Rogers (2011–2012)
Steve Houghton (2009-2010)
Gary Cook (2007-2008)
Rich Holly (2005 - 2006)
Mark Ford (2003 - 2004)
James Campbell (2001 - 2002)
Robert Breithaupt (1999 - 2000)
Genaro Gonzalez (1997 - 1998)
Garwood Whaley (1993 - 1996)
Robert Schietroma (1991 - 1992)
John H. Beck (1987 - 1990)
Thomas Siwe (1984 - 1986)
Larry Vanlandingham (1982 - 1984) deceased
James Petercsak (1977 - 1981)
Gary Olmstead (1973 - 1977)
Sandy Feldstein (1968 - 1972) deceased
Gordon Peters (1964 - 1967)
Donald Canedy (1960 - 1963) deceased

 

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