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Information on National & Regional Officers

The national officers shall consist of President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer Divisional Presidents and two Members at Large. Together with the Past President, they shall constitute the Board of Directors.

National Officers


Glen Adsit
Director of Bands
The Hartt School

200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

Phone: 8608889079
Phone: 860/768-5273

President Elect

Dr. Michael Votta Jr.
Director of Bands
University of Maryland

School of Music
2531 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742

Phone: 919-201-1036
Phone: 301/405-5542

Past President

Mark Spede
Director of Bands
Clemson University

119 Brooks Center
119 Brooks Center
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: 8646508111
Phone: 8646563380


Thomas Verrier
Senior Band Conductor
Blair School of Music – Vanderbilt University

2400 Blakemore Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone: 615/322-7651


Dr. Douglas Stotter
Director of Bands
University of Texas Arlington

Music Department
Box 19105
Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-454-7948

Member at Large

Dr. Cormac Cannon
Director of Bands
University of South Carolina

813 Assembly Street, Room 117
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 5177559161
Phone: 8037774278

Member at Large

Barry Houser
Associate Director of Bands, Director of the Marching Illini
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Harding Band Building
1103 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Phone: 517-304-5322
Phone: 217-333-3027

Regional Officers

Eastern Div. President

Jared Chase
Director of Wind Studies
Nazareth University

School of Music
4245 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14618

Phone: 3035061114
Phone: 5853892698

North Central Div. President

Erica Neidlinger
Wind Conductor
DePaul University

804 West Belden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: 7088707346
Phone: 773-325-4368

Northwestern Div. President

James Smart
Professor of Music, Director of Bands
University of Montana

32 Campuse Drive
School of Music
Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-4382
Phone: 406-214-6704

Southern Div. President

Robert Ambrose
Director of Bands
Georgia State University

School of Music
75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404/413-5961

Southwestern Div. President

Caroline Beatty
Director of Bands
Texas State University

601 University Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 703-593-9393
Phone: 512-245-2485

Western Div. President

Paul Cummings
Professor of Music
Cal Poly Humboldt

1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521

Phone: 707-616-5092
Phone: 707-826-5435