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With grateful appreciation, the Florida Music Education Association recognizes the history and chronology of its outstanding leadership.

Years President Conference Location
1944-1947 Otto Kraushaar Tampa
1948 Fred McCall Tampa
1949 Otto Kraushaar Tampa
1950 & 1951 Wallace P. Gause Tampa
1952 & 1953 Al G. Wright Tampa
1954 & 1955 Harry McComb Tampa
1956 & 1957 Frances Deen Tampa
1958 & 1959 Howard Sawyers Tampa
1960 & 1961 Alton L. Rine Tampa
1962 Roy V. Wood Miami
1963 Roy V. Wood Daytona Beach
1964 Reid Poole Daytona Beach
1965 Reid Poole Jacksonville
1966 & 1967 Pauline Heft Tampa
1968 & 1969 William Ledue Daytona Beach
1970 & 1971 Charles Quarmby Daytona Beach
1972 Peggy Joyce Barber Daytona Beach
1973 Peggy Joyce Barber Gainesville
1974 & 1975 William P. Foster Daytona Beach
1976 & 1977 Andrew Wright Orlando
1978 F. Lewis Jones Orlando
1979 F. Lewis Jones Tampa
1980 Alice S. Fague Tampa
1981 Alice S. Fague Daytona Beach
1982 Mary J. Palmer Daytona Beach
1983 Mary J. Palmer Jacksonville
1984 John R. DeYoung Daytona Beach
1985 John R. DeYoung Tampa
1986 & 1987 Raymond Kickliter Tampa
1988 & 1989 Shelby R. Fullerton Tampa
1990 & 1991 A. Byron Smith Tampa
1992 & 1993 Bobby L. Adams Tampa
1994 & 1995 Andre Arrouet Tampa
1996 & 1997 Russell L. Robinson Tampa
1998 & 1999 Kathleen D. Sanz Tampa
2000 & 2001 Phillip D. Wharton Tampa
2002 & 2003 Carolyn C. Minear Tampa
2004 & 2005 Frank R. Howes Tampa
2006 & 2007 Lucinda G. Balistreri Tampa
2008 & 2009 Jeanne Reynolds Tampa
2010 & 2011 Joseph Luechauer Tampa
2012 & 2013 Sheila King Tampa
2014 & 2015 Beth Ann Cummings Tampa
2016 & 2017 John K. Southall Tampa
2018 & 2019 Kenneth Williams Tampa
2020 Steven N. Kelly Tampa

Otto J. Kraushaar
The first president of FMEA