MMEA Leadership

 

MMEA Board of Directors

MMEA Executive Council

 

 
 
President
 
Gary W. Brandes
University of Missouri-St. Louis
2 Kingsmont Ct.
St. Peters, MO 63376
314.306.5961 (C)
314.516.2263 (W)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

President-Elect 

Jeff Melsha
Kirkwood School District
2247 Ferncliff Lane
Kirkwood, MO 63122
president-elect@mmea.net
314.213.6100, ext. 1402 (W)
314.971.1858 (C)
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Past-President 

Rob Nichols
Clayton School District
900 Bitterfield Drive
Ballwin, MO 63011
573.424.8505 (C)
314.854.6031 (W)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MMEA Area Vice-Presidents
 
 
 
Band Vice-President
 
Scott Kuhlman
Lee's Summit North High School
2124 SE 6th Terr
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
bandvp@mmea.net
816.986.3037(W)
816.507.5577 (C)
816.525.6316 (H)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Choral Vice-President
 
Christy Shinn
Jackson High School
3099 Ridge Road
Jackson, MO 63755
573.243.9513 (W)
573.979.3963 (C)
573.204.1306 (H)
 
 
 
Orchestra Vice-President 
 
Joseph Keeney
Lee's Summit North High School
2401 SW Rustic Road 
Lee's Summit, MO 64082
816.986.3037 (W)
816.585.5077 (C)
 
 
 
 
Early Childhood/Elementary
Vice-President
 
Amy Gregory
Bellerive Elementary School
1858 Calamaide Drive
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
314.415.4072 (W)
314.283.1587 (C)
314.434.4334 (H)
 
 
 
General Music
Vice-President
 
Carol McDowell
Coverdell Elementary School
2475 West Randolph
St. Charles, MO 63366
 636.443.4620 (W)
 
 
 
Jazz
Vice-President
 
Danny Watring
Grandview High School
6702 S. Brookside
Pleasant Valley, MO 64068
 816.316.5816 (W)
816.510.7642 (C)
 
 
 
College/University
Vice-President
 
Roy "Skip" Vandelicht
Central Methodist University
300 Fevert Drive
Fayette, MO 65248
660.248.6319 (W)
660.422.2737 (C)
660.248.2903 (H)
 
 
 
 
 MMEA District Presidents
 
Northwest District #1 President
 
Chris Heil
Kearney High School
405 Shadowbrook Dr.
Kearney, MO 64060
816.628.4585 (W)
816.392.5210 (C)
816.635.2090 (H)
Northeast District #2
President
 
Tom Sweeney
Hickman High School
1705 Bromley Circle
Columbia, MO 65203
573.214.3005 (W)
573.673.1492 (C)
KC Metro District #3
President
 
Dr. Tim Allshouse
Blue Springs High School
2000 NW Ashton
Blue Springs, MO 64015
816.210.3356 (W)
 
 
West Central District #4
President
 
Karen Dollins
Pleasant Hill High School
811 Wild Wood
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
816.540.3111, ext. 5134 (W)
816.686.4240 (C)
 
St. Louis Suburban District #5 President
 
Jason Harris
Maplewood Richmond Heights
School District
4139 Botanical Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.368.7451 (C)
Central District #6
President
 
Jim Stockmann
Waynesville High School
P.O. Box 98
Waynesville, MO 65583
573.842.2400, ext. 3139 (W)
573.528.7523 (C)
East Central District #7
President
 
Steve Harms
Fox High School
751 Jeffco Blvd.
Arnold, MO 63010
636.296.5210 (W)
 
St. Louis Metro District #8
President
 
Shannon Crepps
Saeger Middle School
5201 Hwy N
St. Charles, MO 63304
636.851.5490 (W)
573.344.1906 (C)
South Central District #9
President
 
 Raphael Thompson
Hollister R-V School District
348 Meadow Lane
Branson, MO 65616 
417.239.5208 (C)
 
 
Southeast District #10
President
 
Tom Broussard
Jackson High School
 
Southwest District #11
President 
 
Wes Morton
Nevada High School 
800 W. Hickory 
Nevada, MO 64772
 417.448.2038 (W)
417.549.0759 (C)
417.667.9027 (H)
 
 
 
 

MMEA Advisory Council

 Advancing Music Education
Chair
 
 
Historian
 
 
Marvin Manring
502 East Park
Stockton, MO  65785
  Mentoring Chair
 
 
Steve Litwiller
1106 Lori
Boonville, MO 65233
 
 
 
 MSHSAA
Representative
 
 Davine Davis
Box 1328
Columbia, MO 65205
573/875-4880 [W]
 Music in Our Schools Month
Chair
 

 
NAfME Advisor
 
Andrew Homburg
Missouri State University
 

NAfME-C President

Julia Janda
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Conservatory
 

 

 Research Chair
 
Wendy Sims
UMC 138 Fine Arts
Columbia, MO 65211
573/882-3238 [W]
 
 
Retired Members Chair
 
 Buddy Hannaford
1710 Lakeside Terrace
Trinton, MO 64683
 Technology Chair
 
Michael Sekelsky
Univerisity of Central Missouri
 
 
 Goverment Relations Chair
 
Paul Copenhaver
 1512 Ridgeline Drive
Moberly, MO  65270
60-253-5725 [H]

Tri-M Chair

Cathy Coonis
Box 189
Seymour, MO  65746
417/935-4350
 
 
Society for Music Teacher Education
 
Daniel Hellman
Missouri State University
901 South National
Springfield MO 65897
417.860.3088 [C] 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

MMEA Administrative Personnel
 Executive Director
 
Paul Swofford
 
2170 HWY 47S
St. Clair, MO  63077
 314/650-5649 [C] 
Secretary/Treasurer
 
Elaine Swofford
 
2170 HWY 47S
St. Clair, MO  63077
314/650-5660 [C]
 Editors
 
Martin & Sally Hook
1807 Lovejoy Ln.
Columbia, MO  65203
573/424-1554 [C]
 
Conference Manager
 
David Goodwin
 1813 Boyd St
Chillicothe, MO  64601
660/247-2121 [C]
 
Exhibitor Chair
  
John Patterson
3008 Crestwood Ln.
Columbia, MO 65203
573/449-3100 [H]

 

Welcome to Missouri Music Educators Association

MMEA's state membership of over 3,000 music educators encourages everyone to join together as advocates for music education in our schools.