PAST PRESIDENTS

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In January of 1954, Frances Clark and Louise Goss organized the first committee of music educators interested in founding a state chapter of MTNA. Frances Clark was the Founding President and Louise Goss chaired the first nominating committee. In the fall of 1954, the first elected president was installed at the first Conference. Listed below are the past presidents of NJMTA who have volunteered their time and their expertise on behalf of the music profession.

2015 – 2017 Hendry Wijaya
2013 – 2015 Wei-Yuh Christina Xie
2011 – 2013 Diane Hou
2009 – 2011 Chiu-Ling Lin
2007 – 2009 Lillian Livingston
2005 – 2007 Betty Stoloff
2003 – 2005 Deborah Gers
2002 – 2003 Miriam Eley
2000 – 2002 Marianne Lauffer
1998 – 2000 Julia Lam
1996 – 1998 Yining Wang
1994 – 1996 Rachel Heard
1992 – 1994 Margaret Knight
1988 – 1992 Ingrid Clarfield

1984 – 1988 Lillian Livingston
1980 – 1984 Sam Holland
1978 – 1980 Gus Ferri
1976 – 1978 Mildred Savarese
1974 – 1976 Joseph Prendergast
1972 – 1974 Marge Ritchie
1970 – 1972 Richard Chronister
1968 – 1970 Paul Keuter
1964 – 1968 Thomas Richner
1962 – 1964 Dorothy Morse
1958 – 1962 Thomas Kincaid
1956 – 1958 Eric Steiner
1954 – 1956 Hoyle Carpenter
1954 – 1954 Frances Clark

 

TEACHER OF THE YEAR

NJMTA has established a special award to recognize an outstanding teacher in teaching, character, and service, to be in line with MTNA’s Teacher of the Year Award to be given at the annual National Conference. Listed below are the recipients of this award.

2018 Sondra Tammam
2017 Yang Yi
2016 Yining Wang
2015 Chiu-Ling Lin
2014 Ingrid Tang

2013 Lillian Livingston
2012 Phyllis Lehrer
2011 Chiu-Tze Lin
2009 Ingrid Clarfield

SERVICE AWARD

2013 Margaret Knight
2012 Deborah Gers
2011 Christina Xie & Jessica Tsai
2010 Grace Chang
2009 Tomoko Harada

2018 Chiu-Ling Lin
2017 Marianne Lauffer
2016 Betty Stoloff
2015 Renae Block
2014 Hwei-Lan Luo

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