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.


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