The NAfME Council for Choral Education seeks to serve as a voice representing choral music education and to help choral educators with current practices in the choral field at all levels.

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Stefanie Weigand


Stefanie Weigand has served as President and Membership Chair of the VT chapter of ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) and Youth R&R Chair for the ACDA Eastern Region. She currently serves…

Council Members

Stefanie Weigand (2022-2024), Chair
Executive Director
Waterbury Center, Vermont
Maria A. Ellis (2023-2024), Chair-Elect
Owner
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O'Fallon, Missouri
Edryn J. Coleman (2022-2024), Eastern Division Representative
Choral Director
Oakland Mills High School
Columbia, Maryland
James B. Kinchen, Jr. (2023-2025), North Central Division Representative
Professor of Music & Director of Choral Activities
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Coty Raven Morris (2022-2024), Northwest Division Representative
Hinckley Visiting Assistant Professor of Choir, Music Education, and Social Justice
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
AJ Rodriguez (2023-2025), Southern Division Representative
Choral Teacher
South County Middle and High School
Lorton, Virginia
Raul Dominguez (2023-2024), Southwestern Division Representative
Director of Choral Activities
Regis University
Denver, Colorado
Austin Thorpe (2023-2025), Western Division Representative
Director of Choirs
Maple Mountain High School 
Spanish Fork, Utah
Emily Williams Burch (2023-2024), Member-At-Large Representative
Music Professor
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, Georgia
Lauren Torres Lambert (2023-2024), Member-At-Large Representative
Music Teacher
The Hartt School Music Education Adjunct Professor
Newington, Connecticut
David Brown
National Executive Board Liaison
Skaneateles, New York
Kim Henry, Staff Liaison
Chief of Staff and Governance Relations
NAfME
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