Carl Swanson, EdD, has held numerous positions in NATS. He was NATS Vice President for Discretionary Funds and Field Activities, New England Governor, RI District Governor, NATS webmaster, and a founding member of the Rhode Island Chapter of NATS. He is currently Editor of the PCEA News, an educational newsletter. In addition to teaching grade three by day, he teaches voice at his home studio and at Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Swanson, tenor and conductor, has performed and recorded numerous operas and oratorios. He may be reached at .