All members must serve on a committee every year for one semester of their choosing with the exception of their senior year. There is the Advocacy and Community Outreach Committee, the Fundraising Committee, and the Advertising and Social Media Committee. You can find the agendas of all meetings here.
Advocacy and Community Outreach
Chair: Julianna Tuttle
Ranking Members: Kate Goodin
The role of this committee is to find ways advocate for music education inside and outside of Stetson University, connecting with the Boys and Girls Club, and reaching out to nearby schools to offer assistance, lessons, etc.
Julianna Tuttle (C/O 24′) is a Sophomore Music Education Major from Ocala, Florida. She is a member is the Stetson School of Music’s Concert Band and Horn Studio. She is also the editor of the School of Music’s monthly newsletter, The Presser Periodical. Julianna aspires to be either a middle school or high school band director. When not practicing or studying, she enjoys being outside with her dog, Haydn.
Kate Goodin (C/O 23′) is a Junior Music Education major and the current Ranking Member for the Advocacy and Community Outreach Committee. She is a violinist in both the Symphonic and Chamber orchestras here at Stetson. She currently serves as the LEAD Intern in the Student Development Department as well as the Marketer for Instruments of Healing. She loves sharing the gift of music with others and hopes to do this as a Middle School Orchestra Director in the future!
Chair: Emma Ruiz
Ranking Member: Kyori Rivera-Camacho
The role of this committee is to find and maintain new venues of raising money for our chapter so that we can host events, bring in guest speakers, send members of the chapter to conferences, and donate money to schools, counties, etc.
Emma Ruiz (C/O 24’) is a Sophomore Vocal Music Education Major from Miami, Florida. She is currently involved in Concert Choir, Choral Union, ACDA and Instruments of Healing. She is looking forward to being CNAfME Fundraising Chair and continuing to grow her involvement in Stetson’s School of Music! She began singing in choir when she was in the 5th grade and continued throughout her senior year of High School. When she graduates she hopes to become a middle school or high school choir director.
Kyori Rivera-Camacho (C/O 24′) is a Sophomore Music Education major at Stetson University. Born in Puerto Rico and Raised in Longwood, Florida, Kyori plays the clarinet and is a graduate of Lyman High School. Throughout his Freshman year, he has become an active member of the university through CNAfME’s Fundraising Committee and as a Focus Leader. An interesting fact about Kyori is that he used to live in California for a little bit when he was young!
Advertising and Social Media
Chair: Chloe Das
Ranking Member: Thomas Langston
The role of this committee is to advertise all events, fundraisers, and activities that the chapter is hosting and/or participating in. This includes making posters, updating some aspects of the website, and some aspects of the bulletin board.
Chloe Das (C/O ’24) is a Sophomore Music Education Major from the Tampa Bay Area. She picked up the clarinet in 6th grade and began playing saxophone in 7th. Chloe plays in several ensembles at Stetson including the University Symphonic Band and Clarinet Choir. She also works with the School of Music Stage Crew and helps write for the Presser Periodical. After graduation, Chloe wants to teach middle school band in Florida.
Thomas Langston (C/O 23′) is a Junior Music Education Major. He has served two semesters on the Advertising and Social Media Committee in the Stetson chapter of CNAfME. He started french horn and string bass in 6th grade and continued through high school. He is a part of the horn studio, playing multiple ensembles such as the Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra, and horn ensemble. Thomas is looking to earn his Bachelor’s in Music Education and teach where ever is available.