2021 Election, Appointments, Appreciation

April 2021

In light of national conditions due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the on-site aspects of the NAST Annual Meeting scheduled for March 24 – 27, 2021 in St. Louis, Missouri were cancelled. We miss the opportunity to have connected in person but look forward with anticipation to welcoming and working with members and friends at the 2022 NAST Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

New Officers

Subsequent to action conducted via electronic means by the Membership and the Board of Directors as appropriate, we are pleased to announce the election, re-election, or appointment of the following individuals to office in NAST:

Richard Klautsch, Boise State University

David Young, Western Kentucky University

Members, Board of Directors
Daniel Gordon, Winthrop University
Eric van Baars, Kent State University

Members, Commission on Accreditation
David C. Bell, The Hartt School
P. Gibson Ralph, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Kenneth L. Stilson, Southeast Missouri State University
Joshua B. Williamson, West Virginia University

Chair, Committee on Nominations
Steve Ray, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Members, Committee on Nominations
Celena Sky April, Salem State University
Nefertiti Burton, University of Louisville
Wendy R. Coleman, Alabama State University
Pamela D. McDaniel, Western Connecticut State University

Member, Committee on Ethics
Eric Lange, University of Northern Iowa

Appreciation to Immediate Past Office-Holders

The Association wishes to express its deepest appreciation to those individuals who completed terms of office and service as elected or appointed officials in 2021 as noted below:

Treasurer pro tempore
Alan MacVey, University of Iowa

Nancy C. Jones, University of Kentucky

Members, Board of Directors
Patrice Bailey, New World School of the Arts
Mark J. Charney, Texas Tech University

Members, Commission on Accreditation
Lawrence Larsen, University of Portland
Jonathan R. Michaelsen, Indiana University

Chair, Committee on Nominations
Marc Powers, University of South Florida

Members, Committee on Nominations
Chase Bringardner, Auburn University
Ann R. Emo, Buffalo State, State University of New York
Jeff Gibson, Middle Tennessee State University
Ann Shanahan, Purdue University

Member, Committee on Ethics
Janet M. Wilson, Illinois State University

NAST is indebted to these exceptional individuals for their dedication and volunteer spirit, without which the Association’s work could not go forward.

Lists of NAST Officers, Commissioners, and Committee Members may be found under “About NAST.”