State Chair Responsibilities
Communicate with new members within your state soon after they join WBDI. Encourage their active participation in WBDI.
Actively promote WBDI at music conferences, state meetings, etc. that you attend.
Communicate with individuals in your region encouraging them to attend Summer Conference as well as the Midwest Clinic.
Submit state news items to the editor of the Woman Conductor by Feb. 1, April 1, and/or Oct. 1 for inclusion. Submit at least one article a year.
Send a report of your activities to the Recording Secretary by November 1 and May 1 of each year so that this information can be included in their report for the next meeting.
Nominate women in your state for awards, encourage them to apply for specific awards.
If you attend the Midwest Clinic, be available to work a shift at the WBDI booth.
If your state is not represented here, please volunteer to be your state's chair by contacting Linda Thompson or Marilyn Bennett.
ALABAMA - Holly Connell
ARKANSAS - Valerie Laney-Rowe
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA - Kim Mieder
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Dell Schroeder
COLORADO - Megan Lewin
CONNECTICUT - Anne Tortora
DELAWARE - Samatha DeLuca
FLORIDA - TBA
GEORGIA - Requel Stegall
IDAHO - Christy Taylor
ILLINOIS - Maura Shepherd
INDIANA - Jennifer Gordon & Sarah Aymond
IOWA - Jennifer Williams
KANSAS - Jennifer Antonetti
LOUISIANA - Brenda Castillo
MARYLAND - Lori Schwartz Reichl
MASSACHUSETTS - Amanda Tumbleson
MICHIGAN - Heather Ellenwood
MISSOURI - Julie Capps
MONTANA - Willi Prince
NEBRASKA - Chiyo Trauernicht
NEW JERSEY - Jenna Makos
NEW YORK - Holly L. McCoy
NEW MEXICO - Melissa Rice: Email
NORTH CAROLINA - Melanie Watson: Email and Website
OHIO - Wendy Reeves
OKLAHOMA - Chelsea Zuniga
OREGON - Julie Bounds
PENNSYLVANIA - Jenny Neff
SOUTH CAROLINA - Christina Randall
SOUTH DAKOTA - Mary Cogswell
TEXAS - Marilyn Bennett
UTAH - Christine Wolf
VIRGINIA - Melissa Hall
WASHINGTON - Diana Appler
WISCONSIN - Lisa Zemlock
CANADA - Kathie Van Lare & Sarah Drew
Province Chair - Ontario: Lauren Helmer
ITALY - Alessandra Tamborlani