Board

SAA Board of Directors

Ellen Kogut

Ellen Kogut, Chair

Montréal, QC, Canada
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Kerri Williams

Kerri Williams, Chair-Elect

Pine Forge, PA
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Leslie Mizrahi

Leslie Mizrahi

Lomas Reforma México, DF, Mexico
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Andrea Raza

Andrea Raza

Cuidadela hermano Miguel Quito, Ecuador
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Edmund Sprunger

Edmund Sprunger

Saint Louis, MO
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Nancy Modell

Nancy Modell

Springfield, NJ
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Lynne Oliverius

Lynne Oliverius

Los Osos, CA
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Board Policies

SAA Board Governance Policies

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From the Board

  1. July 2022: Election Results
  2. January 12, 2022: Board News
  3. December 23, 2021: Board News
  4. New Board Member: Leslie Mizrahi
  5. December 13, 2021: Board News
  6. October 20, 2021: Board News

Board Nominations

The SAA Board Nominating Committee is chaired by the Board Chair-Elect and consists of 3-4 additional Board members. The Committee seeks candidates year-round for SAA Board membership. The Board Nominating Committee encourages experienced teachers, parents and professionals who have to seek nominations for the Board. The Board seeks Candidates who will represent the SAA membership with vision and dedication to the Suzuki Philosophy.

The Board Nominating Committee sets goals for filling immediate vacancies at its fall and winter meetings. Consideration is given to balance and current Board needs. Nominees are interviewed and a balanced slate is assembled for the annual election, as specified by the Bylaws (Sect. 4.7). Board members elected by member vote begin service on August 1 and usually serve 3-year terms. (Bylaws Sect.4.1.c)

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ISA Affiliation

Current SAA Board Representative for the ISA

Kay Collier McLaughlin

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The Suzuki Association of the Americas is a member of the International Suzuki Association. For more information about the ISA visit the website at internationalsuzuki.org