Sunday, February 1, 1998

McManus Elected President of MENC Eastern Division

Dr William G. McManus
Music Director
Concord Band Music Director, Dr. William McManus, has been elected President of the Eastern Division of the Music Educators National Conference. Initially designated President-elect, he will assume the position of President of the Division in July, 1999. As President, he will represent the Eastern Division on the MENC National Executive Board and oversee the activities of the Eastern Division, which includes all of the New England States, as well as New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. In the eighty-year history of the Division, only two other people from Massachusetts have been elected to this position: the late Dr. Paul Gayzagian, former head of the Music Education Department at the University of Lowell; and the late Dr. Lee Chrisman, former Chairman of the Music Education Department at Boston University.