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Candidates for President Elect & Vice President Elect

December 2, 2014 08:15 AM

AMTA Nominating Committee Update

The AMTA Nominating Committee, chaired by Immediate Past President Mary Ellen Wylie, worked this fall to identify potential candidates for the offices of AMTA President Elect and Vice President Elect.  The slate was approved in November by the AMTA Board of Directors and presented at the AMTA Business meetings during the annual conference. There were no other nominations from the floor during the Business meeting.

Prior to the election in late 2015 members will have opportunities to meet, read about, and/or pose questions for the candidates.  Officers elected by the professional membership will begin serving in January 2016. In the future, information about the election process or the candidates will be announced in Music Therapy ENews (to learn how to sign up for ENews, please see Below are the candidates for each office.


Amber Weldon-Stephens, EdS, MEd, LPMT, MT-BC

Amber is Department Chair and Internship Director for the Music Therapy Department with the Fulton County School System in Atlanta, Georgia.


Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, MA, MT-BC.

Annette is a hospital Music Therapist/Clinical Leader working with pediatric burn patients in Massachusetts, and she is an adjunct faculty member at St. Mary's-of-the-Woods College.



Tina Haynes, MT-BC, LCAT

Tina is owner of Noteworthy Missions, LLC, a music therapy business in Tennessee providing therapeutic programming to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.


Kristen O'Grady, MA, LCAT, MT-BC

Kristen is Clinical Director for Creative Arts Therapies and Child Life at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers, NY





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