The 2022 NFA election opens July 1 and closes August 13 at 5:00 p.m. central. The following candidates are to be ratified. The assistant secretary/secretary will serve one year in each position; the vice president/president-elect will serve two years as vice president and two years as president; board members will serve three-year terms. Voters will also vote to ratify changes to the NFA bylaws; more information on that can be found here. The announcement will be made during closing ceremonies between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. on August 14.
A two-year commitment; will serve one year as assistant secretary and the following year as secretary.
Lisa Bost-Sandberg is a flutist, composer, and improviser deeply committed to contemporary music as well as its rich roots in the classical repertoire. Recent engagements include performing as a featured flutist-composer on the New York Flute Club’s Solo Flute Spectacular concert, serving as guest artist for the 2022 Utah Flute Festival, and performing on Carnegie Hall’s virtual film premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Oxygen for 12 flutes. Her compositions have been honored as prize-winners and finalists in numerous competitions. She teaches at the University of North Dakota and has recorded on the Albany, GIA, and North Texas Jazz labels. lisabost.com
A four-year commitment; will serve two years as vice president/president-elect and the following two years as president.
Jennifer Grim has performed with such renowned ensembles as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, and Boston Chamber Music Society and is the flutist of the award-winning Zéphyros Winds and the New York Chamber Soloists. She also serves as principal flute of the Mozart Orchestra of New York and has given solo and chamber performances at major venues throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Jennifer is associate professor at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. In demand as a clinician, she has given masterclasses at the Juilliard School, Eastman School of Music, and Yale University, among others. A native of Berkeley, California, she holds degrees from Stanford University and Yale University. Recently appointed artistic administrator of the Frost School at Festival Napa Valley, Jennifer also serves on the board of directors of Chamber Music America.
Primary duty is to participate in all meetings of the board and adopt the policies and the programs of the association.
I am honored to be considered as a member of our NFA Board of Directors. I have served on the board of directors at the Mid-South Flute Society, and I have helped to create other flute organizations in the U.S. and abroad. I have a deep appreciation for all the collective and unselfish work it takes to keep these associations alive and thriving. I am committed to making informed decisions based on facts and on what best fits the interests of our association. I look forward to the opportunity to learn and serve the NFA.