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Executive Committee

Jason Locker

Mr. Locker is Senior Administrator of Visual and Performing Arts for Orange County Public Schools. He received his bachelor and master of music education degrees from the University of Florida and Florida State University, respectively, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership at the University of South Florida. Prior to his appointment at OCPS, he was a secondary choral music educator in Florida and Georgia for 18 years. A past president of the Florida Vocal Association, he is an active adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor throughout the state.

Immediate Past President
Shelby R. Chipman, PhD

Dr. Chipman is the director of bands at Florida A&M University. He received his bachelor of science degrees in Computer Science and Music Education from FAMU, completed his master’s degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois, and received his Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University. Prior to his appointment at FAMU he taught music in the Miami-Dade County Public School system for 10 years.  He is active as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor throughout the United States. 

Scott Evans

Mr. Evans is the senior director of visual and performing arts for Orange County Schools.  He is a proud Florida music educator for over 27 years at the elementary, secondary, and administrative levels.  His students have performed for the state FMEA conference and the Florida convention of the American Choral Directors Association, and his secondary ensembles consistently earned Superior MPA ratings. He is well noted as a visionary leader, tirelessly advocating for a quality, comprehensive music education for ALL students in their classrooms and student opportunities in collaboration with numerous Central Florida arts organizations and businesses. 


Board Members

Bernie Hendricks Jr.:<br />FBA President

Bernie Hendricks Jr.:
FBA President

FCMEA President:<br />Sandra Adorno, PhD

FCMEA President:
Sandra Adorno, PhD

FEMEA President:<br />Ashley Peek

FEMEA President:
Ashley Peek

FMSA President:<br />Christopher Burns

FMSA President:
Christopher Burns

FOA President:<br />Cheri Sleeper

FOA President:
Cheri Sleeper

FVA President<br />David Pletincks

FVA President
David Pletincks

FL NAfME Collegiate President:<br />Colin Urbina

FL NAfME Collegiate President:
Colin Urbina

Florida NAfME Collegiate Advisor:<br>Mark Belfast, PhD

Florida NAfME Collegiate Advisor:
Mark Belfast, PhD

Member-At-Large<br />Skip Pardee

Skip Pardee


Committee Chairpersons

Advocacy:<br>Jeanne W. Reynolds

Jeanne W. Reynolds

Awards:<br />Sondra Collins

Sondra Collins

Budget/Finance: <br />Jason Locker

Jason Locker

Committee Council<br />Ajori Spencer

Committee Council
Ajori Spencer

Contemporary Media:<br />Clint Randles, PhD

Contemporary Media:
Clint Randles, PhD

Corporate & Academic Partners<br />Fred Schiff

Corporate & Academic Partners
Fred Schiff

Diverse Learners:<br />Christine Lapka, PhD

Diverse Learners:
Christine Lapka, PhD

Emerging Leaders:<br />Dre Graham, PhD

Emerging Leaders:
Dre Graham, PhD

Health & Wellness:<br />Aaron Kass

Health & Wellness:
Aaron Kass

Multicultural Network:<br />Arnekua Jackson, PhD

Multicultural Network:
Arnekua Jackson, PhD

Professional Learning:<br />Ajori Spencer

Professional Learning:
Ajori Spencer

Research:<br>William I. Bauer, PhD

William I. Bauer, PhD

Secondary General Music:<br>Ed Prasse

Secondary General Music:
Ed Prasse

Student Engagement:<br>Michael Antmann, EdD

Student Engagement:
Michael Antmann, EdD


Ex-Officio Members

Florida School Music Association President: Jane Goodwin

Florida School Music Association President: Jane Goodwin

Florida Music Director Editor-in-Chief: Kelly Miller, PhD

Florida Music Director Editor-in-Chief: Kelly Miller, PhD

Conference Planning Chair:<br>John Southall, PhD

Conference Planning Chair:
John Southall, PhD

Hall of Fame Chair:<br />Mary Palmer, EdD

Hall of Fame Chair:
Mary Palmer, EdD