NYSSMA® Officers


These are your association officers, news editors and advisory council members.

Feel free to contact any of us with questions or comments. 


 

Russ FaunceRFaunce
President

137 Stafford Drive, Black River, NY 13612
(315) 486-3362

president@nyssma.org

 

 

 

 


 

Edmund Chiarello
President Elect

1430 Briard Street, Wantagh, NY  11793
Office (516) 531-3604

presidentelect@nyssma.org

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dr. David Brown
Past President

2886 County Line Road
Skaneateles, NY 13152-9462
Cell Phone – 315-480-3536

 pastpresident@nyssma.org

 

 
 
 

 

Daryle Redmond
2nd Vice President

134 Maple Avenue Troy NY 12180
518-720-7206

2ndvp@nyssma.org

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Kathy Perconti
Third Vice President

85 Sewilo Hills Drive
Rochester, NY 14622
585-755-0320
3rdvp@nyssma.org

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dr. David A. Gaines
Executive Director

718 The Plain Road
Westbury, NY 11590-5931
executive@nyssma.org
Work Phone: 516-997-7200 X10
fax: 516-997-1700

 

 

 

 


News Editors

Thomas N. Gellert

Thomas N. Gellert
School Music News Editor 

167 Middleville Road
Northport, NY 11768-2365
SchoolMusicNews@nyssma.org
Work Phone: 631-754-5379
fax: 631-261-1537
Retired Director of Music and Art – Harborfields CSD

 

 

 

 

Terry Nigrelli

 

Terry Nigrelli
NYSSMA Web Editor 

webeditor@nyssma.org
Retired Director of Cultural Arts – Bay Shore Schools

 

 

 

 


Advisory Council

Dr. Steven Schopp
Executive Director Emeritus

17 Cottonwood Ln.
Westbury, NY 11590
sschopp@verizon.net
Home Phone: 516-334-2632

 

 

 

Adele Bovard
Retired Deputy Superintendent Syosset Central Schools

 

 

 

 

 

Michael W. BrownellMichael W. Brownell

President-Elect Eastern Division, National Association for Music Education
NYSSMA Past President

6 Kirby Dr.
Freeville NY 13068
Home Phone: 607-592-4364

mbrownell.nafme@gmail.com
 

 

 

Jeanne D. GrayJeanne D. Gray
Past President 

310 East Street
Pittsford, NY 14534
Home Phone: 585-381-8209
fax: 585-586-8645

 

 
 
Richard Rabideau
Advisory Council
 
23 Lynde Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Home Phone: 518-561-6825
email: richard.rabideau@charter.net
 
 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Bert NelsonDr. Bert Nelson
Advisory Council 

180 East Rockaway Road
Hewlett, NY 11557
bertnelson@aol.com
Home Phone: 516-374-4480
fax: (516) 374-1230