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AMTA Election: ​Candidates for 2018-2019 Term

August 28, 2017 09:37 AM

Attention All 2017 Eligible AMTA Voting Members

Important Announcement From the Nominating Committee Chair, Amy Furman, MM, MT-BC

American Music Therapy Association Election
Candidates for 2018-2019 Term

Please take a moment to meet the candidates who are running for President Elect and Vice President Elect for the 2018-2019 term. Over the next several weeks additional information and the candidates’ responses to questions about the profession of music therapy will be posted. Remember to include the “Meet the Candidates” session, Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 1:45 PM – 3 PM in your conference plans.

President Elect Candidates

  • Jean M. Nemeth, PhD, MT-BC
  • Deborah Benkovitz Williams, MSW, LSW, MT-BC

Vice President Elect Candidates

  • Edward P. Kahler, II, PhD, MT-BC
  • Wendy S. Woolsey, MA, MT-BC

Candidate Video Introductions

Introduction from Amy Furman:

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President Elect Candidate, Jean M. Nemeth, PhD, MT-BC:

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President Elect Candidate, Deborah Benkovitz Williams, MSW, LSW, MT-BC:

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Vice President Elect Candidate, Edward P. Kahler, II, PhD, MT-BC:

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Vice President Elect Candidate, Wendy S. Woolsey, MA, MT-BC:

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HOW DO I DETERMINE IF I AM ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?

www.musictherapy.org/members/ bylaws/

(Please refer to Article III.  Membership, Sections 2-9)
All current Professional, Retired and Honorary Life members are eligible to vote.

HOW DO I CAST MY VOTE?

All current 2017 Professional, Retired & Honorary Life AMTA members should be prepared to vote electronically this year using a ballot invitation sent to their “Primary” email address listed in the AMTA record.  Your ballot will be emailed on November 21, 2017.   You must vote online by December 21, 2017.  No exceptions will be made.

Hard copies of the biographical summaries and question responses WILL NOT be mailed through the US Postal Service out for this election.  Ballots WILL NOT be mailed through the US Postal Service for this election.  All AMTA members will need to vote using the online ballot sent for this election which will be managed by Balloteer.com.  In order to receive an invitation to vote, members must have provided AMTA with an email address listed as their “Primary” email address in their AMTA member record.  If you do not have an email address, please be aware that there are many free, convenient options for obtaining an email address (Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and AOL mail are just a few free email services and local libraries offer free computer access for those who do not own a computer).  You must have contacted the AMTA national office to have your email address added to your record by October 1, in order to be eligible to vote in this election.

 

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