Special Announcements

Call for 2021 Election

Hello, New England Region Music Therapists:


The nominating committee is excited to share that 2021 is an election year for the NER Executive Board. We are currently accepting self-nominations for all voting Executive Board positions which include:


  • President-Elect: 6 year commitment

  • Vice President-Elect: 4 year commitment

  • Treasurer: 2 year commitment

  • Secretary: 2 year commitment

  • Assembly Delegate: 2 year commitment (note: a total of 6 candidates are needed to fill 3 primary and 3 alternate positions. This position requires attendance at every annual AMTA national conference) and possible online meetings throughout the year.


We strongly encourage you to download and review the NER Bylaws which include descriptions for each position: http://www.musictherapynewengland.org/posts/ner-amta-bylaws-2/


The following is required to serve on the NER-AMTA board:

  • a commitment to maintaining professional AMTA membership status; and

  • attendance at four regional board meetings which take place in: 

    • March or April at the annual NER Regional Conference

    • June 

    • September or October 

    • February 


If you are interested in running for any of these elected positions, please submit the following, via email to pastpresident@musictherapynewengland.org, no later than Wednesday April 14, 2021 at 8:59am: 

  • A letter of interest to the NER-AMTA Nominating Committee

  • A biography of 100 words or fewer for member reference or use on the ballot


The election will be held on Saturday April 17, 2021 at the NER-AMTA Membership Meeting. 


If you have questions about any of these positions, please contact Judy Engel at pastpresident@musictherapynewengland.org.  


In service,

Judy Engel, MM, MT-BC

Nominating Committee Chair

NER-AMTA Past President


PS:  Interested in helping NER-AMTA, but not in an elected capacity? We also have an opening for the NER’s Financial Committee. Contact President Adrienne Flight at president@musictherapynewengland.org for more information!