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State
Chairs

State Chair Responsibilities

  1. Communicate with new members within your state soon after they join WBDI. Encourage their active participation in WBDI.

  2. Actively promote WBDI at music conferences, state meetings, etc. that you attend.

  3. Communicate with individuals in your region encouraging them to attend Summer Conference as well as the Midwest Clinic.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Nominate women in your state for awards, encourage them to apply for specific awards.  

  7. 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 - Open

ALASKA - Open

ARIZONA - Open

ARKANSAS - Valerie Laney: Email

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA - Kim Mieder: Email

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Open

COLORADO - Megan Lewin: Email

CONNECTICUT - Open

DELAWARE - Open

FLORIDA - Alondra Bahls-Mariles: Email

GEORGIA - Open

HAWAII - Open

IDAHO - Open

ILLINOIS - Maura Shepherd: Email

INDIANA - Jennifer Gordon: Email

IOWA - Jennifer Williams: Email

KANSAS - Open

KENTUCKY - Open

LOUISIANA - Open

MAINE - Open

MARYLAND - Lori Schwartz Reichl: Email

MASSACHUSETTS - Amanda Tumbleson: Email

MICHIGAN - Heather Ellenwood: Email

MINNESOTA - Open

MISSISSIPPI - Open

MISSOURI - Open

MONTANA - Open

NEBRASKA - Chiyo Trauernicht: Email

NEVADA - Open

NEW HAMPSHIRE - Open

NEW JERSEY - Open

NEW MEXICO - Melissa Rice: Email

NEW YORK - Holly L. McCoy: Email

NORTH CAROLINA - Melanie Watson: Email and Website

NORTH DAKOTA - Open

OHIO - Wendy Reeves: Email

OKLAHOMA - Chelsea Zuniga: Email

OREGON - Open

PENNSYLVANIA - Jenny Neff: Email

RHODE ISLAND - Open

SOUTH CAROLINA - Courtney Vance: Email

SOUTH DAKOTA - Mary Cogswell: Email

TENNESSEE - Open

TEXAS - Marilyn Bennett: Email

UTAH - Christine Wolf: Email

VIRGINIA - Open

WASHINGTON - Open

WEST VIRGINIA - Open

WISCONSIN - Lisa Zemlock: Email

WYOMING - Open

INTERNATIONAL

CANADA

  • Province Chair - Alberta: Holly De Caigny - Email & Melissa Closson - Email

  • Province Chair - British Columbia: Open

  • Province Chair - Manitoba: Open

  • Province Chair - Ontario: Lauren Helmer: Email

  • Province Chair - Quebec: Open

ITALY - Open

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