NCDA Leadership

Our organization is governed by an elected five-member board.
Our Executive Director serves on the board as a non-voting member.

The Board oversees two major committees of appointed volunteers:
Repertoire & Resources, and District Representatives.

Board

 
Barina Crosland

Barina Crosland

President Elect
Dr. Barron Breland

Dr. Barron Breland

Past President
Shelly Niewohner

Shelly Niewohner

Secretary
Dr. Matt Hill

Dr. Matt Hill

Operations Manager, Webmaster
Jason Horner

Jason Horner

Treasurer
Chris Storm

Chris Storm

President

Committees

Repertoire & Resources

Nebraska’s Repertoire and Resources Chairs provide provide professional growth tools to conductors in our state by curating reading session repertoire, sharing best practices in their specific area, and serving as the primary point of contact for area-specific events.

 
Abby Thompson

Abby Thompson

Senior High Choir (Large Schools)
Casey Allen

Casey Allen

Vocal Jazz/Contemporary Ensemble
Dr. Kurt Runestad

Dr. Kurt Runestad

Collegiate & University Choirs
Drew Pennington

Drew Pennington

Junior High / Middle School Choirs
Georg Getty

Georg Getty

Ethnic Music
Janette Kammerer

Janette Kammerer

Children’s & Community Youth Choirs
Jason Frew

Jason Frew

Contemporary & Commercial Choirs
Kristi Treu

Kristi Treu

Music in Worship
Lacey Franzen

Lacey Franzen

District 1 West Rep, District 3 East Rep, Junior High / Middle School Choirs
Molly Gonring

Molly Gonring

Women’s Choirs
Morgan Kroll

Morgan Kroll

Senior High Choir (Small Schools)
Rob Chesire

Rob Chesire

Men's Choirs

Nebraska Districts

District Representatives

NCDA’s District Representatives serve as networking catalysts and mentors in their geographic area. They are active in the organization’s activities, well networked in the choral community in their areas, and eager to connect with fellow conductors.

 
Lacey Franzen

Lacey Franzen

District 1 West Rep, District 3 East Rep, Junior High / Middle School Choirs
Hunter Boe

Hunter Boe

District 1 East Rep
Celeste Ditter

Celeste Ditter

District 2 West Rep
A.J. Reimer

A.J. Reimer

District 2 East Rep
Jodi Arnold

Jodi Arnold

District 3 West Rep

Cody-Kilgore Junior-Senior High School

VACANT

VACANT

District 3 East Rep
Leah Purdy

Leah Purdy

District 5 Rep
Michaela Babic

Michaela Babic

District 6 Rep
Jeff Vyhlidal

Jeff Vyhlidal

District 4 Rep

Appointed Positions

 
Dr. John Petzet

Dr. John Petzet

Membership Chair
Dr. Matt Hill

Dr. Matt Hill

Operations Manager, Webmaster
Julia Ramirez

Julia Ramirez

Student Rep
Nebraska Choral Directors Association (NCDA)