National Officers Election

MTNA members are electing National Officers through 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, March 1, 2017.

In accordance with Article VI, Sec. 2 of the MTNA Bylaws, a slate of two candidates per office (listed at right) was prepared by the MTNA Nominating Committee.

The nominating committee consists of Kenneth Christensen, NCTM, Bozeman, Montana, chair; Marianne Fleming Bryan, NCTM, Saint Paul, Minnesota; Rose Erwin, Sanford, Maine; Jody Graves, NCTM, Cheney, Washington; Diane W. Higgins, NCTM, Charlotte, North Carolina; Gary L. Ingle, Cincinnati, Ohio; Grace McFarlane, Washington, D.C.; Cheryl Pachak-Brooks, NCTM, Portales, New Mexico; Suzanne Torkelson, NCTM, Waverly, Iowa; Richard G. Van Dyke, NCTM, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Roy Wylie, NCTM, Houston, Texas.

Voting Instructions

  • Vote for one candidate per office. (Collegiate members may not vote.)
  • Ballots must be received at MTNA national headquarters by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, March 1, 2017.
  • You will need your MTNA member number to vote online.

To vote electionically:


  • Send an e-mail to containing your name, state and the name(s) of the candidate(s) you are voting for (see the slate in the box to the right).

To vote via mail:

  • Download a ballot, (or use the ballot in the February/March American Music Teacher magazine) then:
    • Complete the ballot.
    • Affix a first-class stamp and mail.

Slate of National Officer Nominees


Vice President