Elizabeth Aleksander
Elizabeth is currently working on her DMA at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with Dr. Diane Barger; she hopes to also hold some adjunct teaching positions in the area. Her M.Mus. is in clarinet performance from Northern Arizona University (May 2005).
Jaime Alspach (Kazak)
24006 Lake Road; Bay Village, OH 44140
Jamie owns her own music therapy practice with a fellow OU alum, Alane Krumbine (Geary),where they work with people with developmental disabilities throughout the Cleveland area. Jamie lives with her husband Tom and dog Bailey.
Summer Amnah
906 BayRidge Drive; Lewis Center, OH 43035
Summer teaches 5th grade at Gladstone Elementary in inner city Columbus; she misses OU tremendously and sends all her love to the chapter.
Beth Barson
26710 Whiteway Drive #303; Richmond Heights, OH 44143
Beth is working at Ludwig Music Publishing Company and hopes that everyone who is going to OMEA Convention will stop by the Ludwig booth to see her!
Christina Basham
823 Misty Hollow Lane; Columbus, OH 43228
Christina is attending Ohio State University, where she is studying voice and performing small gigs on the side.
Melissa Bittner (Clifton)
1131 East Vienna Avenue; Milwaukee, WI 53212
Melissa got married in June and is living in Wisconsin; she is currently looking for a teaching job and hopes to find one soon!
Nancy Carr
Nancy is a special education teacher at Hanahan High School (near Charleston, SC), where she works with children with moderate to severe disabilities; she lives with her boyfriend Bryan- also from Athens- and is adjusting well to being a beach bum!
Kellee Coviak
4733 Dunckel Rd.; Lansing, MI 48910
Kellee Coviak is attending Michigan State University, where she is double majoring in Music Education and Music Therapy and minoring in Psychology. She will complete her undergraduate coursework in Spring 2005 and then continue on to student teaching and her music therapy internship, which she hopes will involve the children's psychiatric population. Additionally, she serves as the Editor/Historian and Webmaster of the Alpha Lambda chapter of SAI.
Gina Cucitrone
Mailbox #148; 735 Anderson Hill Rd; Purchase, NY 10577
Gina is attending Purchase Conservatory in New York.
Jodi Damon
4244 Carriagelite Drive; Cincinnati, OH 45241
Jodi is a music therapy intern at Children's Hospital in New Orleans.
Misty Drotleff (Smetana)
27700 Caroline Circle, Townhouse B; Westlake, OH 44145
Misty is working as a children's librarian, specializing in early childhood story time and music.
Tasha Grismayer
Michelle Hahn
Michelle received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education with an instrumental emphasis from OU in 2005. She then went to Indiana University for a Masters degree in Library Science with a Specialization in Music Librarianship, graduating in 2008. While at Indiana, she was a member of the Bloomington Alumnae Chapter. She now lives in Dallas, TX where she is a Music Catalog Librarian at Southern Methodist University. She is the secretary of the Dallas Alumnae Chapter, as well as the National Audio/Visual Director for SAI (for A/V requests, contact her at SAIAVDirector@gmail.com).
Laura Hernandez
Laura is teaching 7th grade general music at Washington Local Schools in Toledo, Ohio. She sends all of her love and roses to the chapter!
Maggie Johnson
Maggie is inher second year of teaching elementary music for Alubquerque Public Schools; in her spare time, she's having fun ejoying the 20-something single girl life and traveling, hiking, and skiing.
Jessica Kahn
Jessica is a Master of Arts Vocal Pedagogy student at Ohio State University, and is working on a second Master's in Vocal Performance starting next year (Winter quarter), and is absolutely addicted to music. Any sisters interested in collaborating on an original piece for voice and ensemble of any sort (could be voice and brass), to jam some time should contact Jessica.
Kelly Kohart
Kelly is living in Jacksonville, Florida, where she is a music therapist at Northeast Florida State Hospital.
Michelle (White) Leasor

Michelle is a band and orchestra director in Columbus City Schools. She lives in Pickerington, Ohio, with her husband Don and two children, Eleanor and Lauren.
Stephanie Lichtman
740-707-1558 (cellular)
Stephanie is living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she works as a music therapist and sells original music on the side.
Lacey Stokes
Lacey currently lives in San Antonio, Texas, where she plays in the Air Force Band of the West.
Lisa Stowell (D'Antoni)
(740)707-2080 (cellular)
Lisa teaching elementary general music in the Buckeye Local Schools. I am playing in the Cortland community band. Lisa and her husband currently live in Howland, OH.
Lindsay Tozer
9471-C Carlyle Drive; Indianapolis, IN 46240
Lindsay is the Youth Specialist/Case Manager with Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana. She also serves as co-coordinator of the High School Music Ministry at her church and an adult volunteer leader/mentor for the high school ministries and the confirmation class. In addition, Lindsay is a street/drop volunteer with Outreach, Inc, working with runaway/at-risk and homeless youth and teen prostitution.
Melissa Walls
39 Elliot Street, Apt. 206; Athens, Ohio 45701
Melissa is teaching ninth grade English at Trimble High School, near Athens, Ohio.


If you have questions or comments, please contact Mary Brandal at mb235707@ohio.edu. Last updated May 7, 2011.