Council for Innovations


David Williams (2020-2022)
Wesley Chapel, FL

David A. Williams is an Associate Professor of Music Education and the Associate Director of the School of Music at the University of South Florida. He joined the faculty at USF in the fall of 1998. He holds a Ph.D. in music education from Northwestern University. His research interests involve the use of student-centered and informal learning pedagogies and how these impact teaching and learning in music education.


Eastern Division Representative
Christian Charles Giddings (2020-2022)
Kents Hill, ME

North Central Division Representative
Carolyn Barber (2021-2023)
Lincoln, NE

Northwest Division Representative
Matt Swanson (2020-2022)    
Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Republic of Korea

Southern Division Representative
Candice Davenport (2021-2023)
Coral Gables, FL

Southwestern Division Representative
Jocelyn Prendergast (2020-2022)
Kirksville, MO 63501

Western Division Representative

To be selected June 2021

Terms begin on July 1 and end on June 30 of the years noted above.