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Board of Directors

From its inception, the NFA has been driven by leadership of exceptional vision and caliber, by flutists whose lives—as performers, scholars, pedagogues, and composers—illustrate the aspirations of the organization they shape.
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Rebecca Johnson

President of the Board
(2022-2024)

Asst. Prof. of Flute, Eastern Illinois Univ.

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Jennifer Grim

Vice President of the Board
(2022-2024)

Principal Flute, Mozart Orch. of New York
Principal Flute, Santo Domingo Festival Orch.
Assoc. Prof. of Flute, Frost School of Music

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Tom Mease

Sydnee Stein Lalwani

Treasurer
(2022-2025)

Treasurer, Flute Society of Washington
Treasurer, Capital Wind Symphony
Executive Director, Columbia Flute Choir
Owner, Willows Flute Academy

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Julee Kim Walker

Julee Kim Walker

Secretary
(2022-2023)

Assoc. Prof. of Flute, Texas A&M Univ.
Artistic Director, Texas Summer Flute Symposium

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Lisa Bost Sandberg

Assistant Secretary
(2022-2023)

Flutist, composer, and improviser

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Tadeu Coelho

(2021-2024)

Artist/Prof. of Flute, Univ. of North Carolina School of the Arts

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Brian Dunbar

(2020-2023)

Asst. Prof. of Flute, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam

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(2022-2025)

Prof. of Flute, Texas Tech Univ.

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Marco Granados

(2020-2023)

International Soloist and Educator 

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Regina Helcher Yost

(2022-2025)

Second Flute, Charleston Symphony Orch.
Asst. Principal Flute, Colorado Music Festival in Boulder
Adjunct Prof. of Flute, Charleston Southern Univ.

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David B. Houston

(2021-2024)

Flutist, The Houston Flute Studio

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Cynthia Kelley

(2020-2023)

President, Flutacious Inc.

Vice President, Last Resort Music Publishing Inc.

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Danilo Mezzadri

(2022-2025)

Prof. of Flute, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi
Soloist, Gulf Coast Symphony Orch.
Soloist, North Mississippi Symphony Orch.

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Kim Scott Strickland

Kim (Scott) Strickland

(2021-2024)

Jazz Recording Artist
Flute Instructor and Administrator, Alabama School of Fine Arts

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Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas, Founder

Honorary Life President
(1972-2022)