NYSSMA Officers

These are your association officers, news editors and advisory council members. Feel free to contact any of us with questions or comments. 

Officers


Michael Salzman
President 

52 Briarwood Lane
Plainview, NY 11803
Work Phone: (516) 364-5724
Home Phone: (516) 942-0889

 president@nyssma.org

 

 

 


David Brown
President Elect

2886 County Line Road
Skaneateles, NY 13152-9462
Work Phone – 607-274-2252
Cell Phone – 607-342-8154
Home Phone – 315-637-3263
presidentelect@nyssma.org

 


Michael W. Brownell

Michael W. Brownell
Past President

6 Kirby Dr.
Freeville NY 13068
Home Phone: 607-844-3889
Work Phone: 607-836-3601
fax: 607-836-3635

pastpresident@nyssma.org
 
 
 

Russ FaunceRFaunce
NYSSMA Second Vice President

137 Stafford Drive, Black River, NY 13612
(315) 486-3362
2ndvp@nyssma.org

 

 

 

 


Robin DeSantisrobin%20desantis
Third Vice President

P.O. Box 78
32 Albany Street
Port Crane, New York 13833

Home 607-648-7120
Fax 607-648-3878
3rdvp@nyssma.org

 


Dr. Steven E. Schopp

Dr. Steven E. Schopp
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
Web Editor 

webeditor@nyssma.org
Work Phone: 631-455-6584
Retired Director of Cultural Arts – Bay Shore Schools

 

 

 

 


Advisory Council

Dr. David Gaines
Past President, NYSSMA

 

 

 

 


Dr. Thomas Rogers, Superintendent of Schools – Syosset CSD
99 Pell Lane, Syosset 11791
516-364-5605

 

 


Adele Bovard, Deputy Superintendent of Schools – Syosset CSD
99 Pell Lane, Syosset 11791
516-364-5605

 


Jeanne D. Gray

Jeanne D. Gray
Past President 

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

 

 

 


Dr. Bert Nelson

Dr. Bert Nelson
Advisory Council 

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