MMEA Leadership

 

MMEA Board of Directors

MMEA Executive Council

 
 
 
 
 
 
President
 Jeff Melsha
Kirkwood High School
2247 Ferncliff Lane
Kirkwood, MO  63122
314.971.1858 (C)
314.213.6100 x 1402 (W)
 
 
 
 
 
President-Elect
Brian Reeves
Parkway North High School
12172 Rain Hollow Ct.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
314.704.3922 (C)

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past-President
Gary Brandes
University of MO - St. Louis
2 Kingsmont Ct.
St. Peters, MO  63376
314.306.5961 (C)
314.516.2263 (W)
 
 
MMEA Area Vice-Presidents
 
 
 
 
 
Band Vice-President 
Chris Sprague
Bradleyville
2401 N. 2nd Street
Ozark, MO  65721
417.796.2288 (W)
417.880.7787 (C)

 
 
 
 
 
Choral Vice-President  
Paula Martin
UMSL/Lindenwood/Webster
18 Treecrest Ct.
Fenton, MO 63026
314.608.1878 (C)

 
 
 
 
 
Orchestra Vice-President 
Michelle Davis
Liberty High School
9223 N. Garfield
Kansas City, MO 64155
816.736.5340 x 2826 (W)
248.417.7387 (C)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Early Childhood/Elementary
Vice-President
Kim Cowell
Claymont Elementary School
16256 Fullerton Meadows Dr.
Wildwood, MO 63011
314.415.4164 (W)
314.706.4895 (C)

 
 
 
 
 
General Music
Vice-President
Karen Dickinson
Oakville Elementary School
111 Cloverleaf Meadows Ct.
O'Fallon, MO 63366
 636.675.1348 (C)
 
 
 
 
 
Jazz
Vice-President
Ron Sikes
Jefferson R-VII School District
12717 Oakbriar Meadows Lane
Festus, MO  63028
 636.937.9188 (W)
314.221.9935 (C)
 
 
 
 
 
College/University
Vice-President  
Brian Silvey
University of Missouri
3905 Monsoon Lane
Columbia, MO  65202
573.882.0939 (W)
 
 
 
 
 MMEA District Presidents
 
 
Northwest District #1
President
 
Tom Brockman
305 Mesa Drive
Smithville, MO  64089
816.510.3322 (C)
 
 
Northeast District #2
President
 
Marc Lewis
3900 Bent Oak Drive
Columbia, MO  65203
573.228.3902 (C)
 
KC Metro District #3
President
 
Clif Thurmond
3541 SW Harbor Cir
Lee's Summit, MO  64082
816.522.8536 (C)
 
West Central District #4
President
 

 

  

     Adam Twenter       
1102 Wiltshire Blvd
Raymore, MO  64083
westcentral4@mmea.net
660.221.2149 (C)

 
 
St. Louis Suburban District #5 President 
 
Aaron Lehde
617 Elbart Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63110
314.479.5858 (C) 
 
Central District #6
President
 
Jean Baker
PO Box 138
Owensville, MO  65066
573.259.1302 (C)
 
East Central District #7
President
 
Chuck Moore
414 Hillcrest Dr.
Sullivan, MO 63080
573.230.7321 (C)
 
 
St. Louis Metro District #8
President
 
John Miller
2108 Crimson Oaks Ct.
St. Louis, MO 63129
314.518.4639 (C)
 
South Central District #9
President
 
 Kathy Phillips
634 E. Woodland
Republic, MO 65738
417.827.1928 (C)
 
 
 
Southeast District #10
President
 
Tom Broussard 
145 Cheyenne Ridge
Jackson, MO  63755
573.225.2891 (C)
 
Southwest District #11
President 
 
Marvin Manring
502 E. Park St.
Stockton, MO  65785
417.276.9456 (C)

 
 
 
 

MMEA Advisory Council

 
Advancing Music Education
Chair 
Gary Brandes
2 Kingsmont Ct.
St. Peters, MO  63376
 
 
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
 
Sandy Collins  
 909 Baintree Lane
  Ballwin, MO 63011
 
 
NAfME Advisor
 
  
Andrew Homburg
Missouri State University
 
NAfME-C President
 
Dylan Fornshell
1400 S. Campbell Apt. C
Springfield, MO  65807
 
 
Research Chair
 
Wendy Sims
UMC 138 Fine Arts
Columbia, MO 65211
573/882-3238 [W]
 
 
Retired Members Chair
 
Buddy Hannaford
 1710 Lakeside Terrace
Trenton, MO 64683
 
Technology Chair
 
Michael Sekelsky
University of Central Missouri

 

 
 
 
 Goverment Relations Chair
 
Paul Copenhaver
 1512 Ridgeline Drive
Moberly, MO  65270
60-253-5725 (H)
 
Tri-M Chair

 

 

 
 
 
Society for Music Teacher Education
 
Daniel Hellman
Missouri State University
901 South National
Springfield MO 65897
417.860.3088 [C] 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MMEA Affiliate Organizations
  
 

 

Missouri Bandmasters Association

Denis Swope
 

 

 

Missouri Choral Directors Association

William Grega
 

 

 
American String Teachers Association
(Missouri)
 
Ann Geiler
 

 

Missouri Association for Jazz Education

 

 
Aurthur White

 

 
 
 
 
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 (C)
 

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