Linda Snyder (left) passes the gavel to the new president of NATS, Karen Brunssen
Welcome new NATS board members!
Congratulations to our newly installed national officers and regional governors on the National Association of Teachers of Singing Board of Directors. The installation of officers took place during the closing meeting of the NATS 55th National Conference in Las Vegas.
Newly elected officers include President-elect Carole Blankenship, Vice President for Membership Nancy Bos, and Secretary-Treasurer Jason Lester. We also congratulate Karen Brunssen, who was installed as president.
Newly installed regional governors include Alisa Belflower (West Central), Ruth Ellis (Cal-Western), Thomas Hueber (Central), Julie Krugman (New England), David Mannell (Great Lakes), Marcía Porter (Southeastern), and Marieke Schuurs (Northwestern). Kathleen Otterson (North Central) was elected to serve a second term as regional governor.
We give a round of applause to Linda Snyder, who concluded her term as president. We also offer our sincere thanks to outgoing officers Daniel Johnson-Wilmot (VP of Membership) and Lloyd Mims (Secretary-Treasurer), as well as outgoing regional governors Nancy Bos (Northwestern), Carol Chapman (Central), Cindy Dewey (Cal-Western), Brian Horne (Great Lakes), Craig Maddox (Southeastern), Reginald Pittman (West Central), and Richard Weidlich (New England).
Linda Snyder (right), now serving as past-president, led the installation of officers (from right) Karen Brunssen, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, Carole Blankenship, Diana Allan, Nancy Bos, Alison Feldt, and Jason Lester. Also presiding was NATS Executive Director Allen Henderson.