Past Presidents of NCMEA

    NCMEA resulted from a merger that occurred in 1970 between two professional organizations: the North Carolina Music Educators Conference (NCMEC) and the North Carolina State Music Teachers Association (NCSMTA). The list of presidents which follows represents those who have served since the inception of NCMEA.


    1970-1971
    James (Jim) Hall
    1971-1973
    Hortense N. Reed
    1973-1975
    Homer Haworth
    1975-1977
    William G. Spencer
    1977-1979
    Robert B. Gaskins
    1979-1981
    Billiegene Garner
    1981-1983
    Mary Jane Crawford
    1983-1985
    Ralph B. Shumaker
    1985-1987
    Reta R. Phifer
    1987-1989
    Charles H. Gilchrist
    1989-1991
    Barbara B. Bair
    1991-1993
    John R. Locke
    1993-1995
    Frank E. Williams
    1995-1997
    Barbara L. Geer
    1997-1999
    Fran Page
    1999-2001
    William Crowder
    2001-2003
    Earl Taylor
    2003-2005
    Maribeth Yoder-White
    2005-2007
    Constance L. McKoy
    2007-2009
    Jerry Cribbs
    2009-2011
    David S. Albert
    2011-2013
    Sonja Z.M.Williams
    2013-2015
    Richard Holmes
    2015-2017
    James Daugherty
    2017-2019
    Jazzmone Sutton
    2019-2021
    Carol Earnhardt