Board of Directors

From its inception, the NFA has been driven by leadership of exceptional vision and caliber, flutists whose lives—as performers, scholars, pedagogues, and composers—illustrate the aspirations of the organization they shape. Past presidents, program chairs, and committee chairs have included principal flutists of leading American orchestras, top-tier soloists and chamber musicians, and professors at the foremost conservatories and universities.

Joanna Bassett

Joanna Bassett

President of the Board

Assistant Dean
The Hochstein School
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Penny Zent

Penny Zent

Vice President of the Board

Vice President of the Board Station Manager KAMU-FM Retired
Texas A&M University
Principal Flute
Brazos Valley Symphony
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Maury Wilkinson

Maury Wilkinson

Treasurer

Accountant
Freelance Flutist
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Naomi Seidman

Naomi Seidman

Secretary

Assistant Professor of Flute
Penn State University
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Nicole Molumby

Nicole Molumby

Assistant Secretary

Flute Professor
Boise State University
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Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas, Founder

Honorary Life President

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Eva Amsler

Eva Amsler

(2017-2020)

Professor of Flute
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
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Cristina Ballatori

Cristina Ballatori

(2016-2019)

Flute Professor
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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Jason Blank

Jason Blank 

(2018-2021)

Owner, Bernhard Hammig
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Lisa Bost-Sandberg

Lisa Bost-Sandberg

(2018-2021)

Instructor of Flute
University of North Dakota
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Mary Kay Fink

Mary Kay Fink

(2016-2019)

Piccolo
Cleveland Orchestra
Flute Professor
Cleveland Institute of Music
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Jennifer Grim

Jennifer Grim

(2017-2019)

Flute Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Zéphyros Winds
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Sarah Hollandsworth

Sarah Hollandsworth

(2017-2020)

Director of Sales and Marketing
JL Smith & Co./Flute World
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Stephanie Jutt

Stephanie Jutt

(2017-2020)

Professor Emerita University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music
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Caen Thomason-Redus

Caen Thomason-Redus

(2018-2021)

Senior Director of Community and Learning
Detroit Symphony Orchestra