Board of Directors

TMTA Board of Directors and Chairs

*Voting member


Awards Director*

Contact Awards Director
Mario Ajero, NCTM (2018 - 2022)
Nacogdoches MTA

TMTA Teacher Recognition

Contact Teacher Recognition Chair
Linda Parr (2018 - 2022)
Nacogdoches MTA

TMTA Best of State Local Association Award

Contact Best of State Chair
Shearon Horton, NCTM (2016 - 2019)
Austin District MTA


Certification Director*

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Hsinyi Wang, NCTM (2018 - 2019)
Fort Worth MTA


Delegate Assembly Director I*

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Richard Fountain, NCTM (2017 - 2019)
Lubbock MTA


Delegate Assembly Director II*

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Susan Paradis (2018 - 2020)
Plano MTA


Communications Director*

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Jonathan Gary (2017 - 2019)
Central Texas MTA

TMT Editor

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Rachel Pendergraft (2018-2021)

Social Media Chair

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Becki Tapia Laurent (2018-2021)
Caprock MTA           


MTNA/TMTA Activities Director I*

Contact Activities Director I
Scott Donald (2018-2021)
Austin District MTA

Arts Awareness and Advocacy

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Daniel Ales (2016 - 2019)
Independent MTA

Independent Music Teachers Forum

Contact IMTF Chair
Janet Soller (2017 - 2020)
Forum MTA


MTNA/TMTA Activities Director II*

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Lesley Sisterhen McAllister, NCTM (2016 - 2019)
Waco MTA

College Faculty Forum

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Christopher Madden (2018 - 2021)
Denton MTA

College Student Chapters

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Libby Vanatta, NCTM (2017 - 2020)
Hunt County MTA


MTNA/TMTA Activities Director III*

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Dorothy Yan (2016 - 2019)
San Antonio MTA

MTNA/TMTA Performance Competitions

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Cindy Hessong  (2017 - 2020)
Brazos Valley MTA

MTNA/TMTA Composition Competition

Contact MTNA/TMTA Composition Competition Chair
Mike Springer (2018-2021)
Carrollton MTA

Collaborative Arts Chair

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Janeal Sugars (2016 - 2019)
Houston MTA


MTNA/TMTA Activities Director IV*

Contact Activities Director IV
Diana Dyer, NCTM (2016-2019)
San Angelo MTA

MTNA/TMTA Foundation

Contact MTNA/TMTA Foundation Chair
Mary Loy (2017 - 2020)
Conroe MTA

MTNA/TMTA Commissioning Composer Program

Contact Commissioned Composer Chair
Jacob Clark (2017 - 2020)
Beaumont MTA

Development Chair

Contact Development Chair
Sherry Frush, NCTM (2016 - 2019)
Abilene MTA


TMTA Nominations and Elections Chair

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Karen Wallace
Forum MTA


TMTEF Trustees

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Sharon Callahan (2014-2020)*
Conroe MTA

Candace McCall (2016 - 2022)
Grand Prairie TX 75052

Ann Witherspoon (2018-2024)
Houston MTA


TMTA Trustees

Contact TMTA Trustee Chair
Lydia Bratcher, NCTM (2014 - 2020)*
Waco MTA

Janelle Schlaudt NCTM (2016 - 2022)
San Angelo MTA

Andrea Warren, NCTM (2018-2024)
Bay Area MTA


Teacher Enrichment Conference Chair

Contact Enrichment Conference Chair
Lydia Bratcher, NCTM
Waco MTA