The Area 1 board members are here to provide organization and direction to advance the musical art of handbell/handchime ringing through education, community, and communication. If you have any Area 1 business, ideas for festivals or workshops or questions about handbells in general we are happy to help in any way we can. The board members are listed below for ease of contact. For business related to your state, feel free to contact your state chair.
Executive Committee (Elected Positions)
|Past Chair||Carlene Ruesenberg
|Connecticut State Chair||Gina Williams
|Maine State Chair||Sue Evans
|Massachusetts State Chair||Abby Schoppe
|New Hampshire State Chair||Hilary Justice / Heidi Prior (Co-Chairs)
|Rhode Island State Chair||Donna Horan
|Vermont State Chair||Pat Pranger
|Education Liaison||Kristen Russo
Standing Committee Chairs + Ex-Officio Positions
|Festival/Conference 2021 Chair*||Carlene Reusenberg
|Chime Loaner Program*||Jennifer Stack
|Communications Director*||Amy Rollins
|Newsletter Editor*||Donna Horan
Asterisk (*) indicates that this position is not a voting member of the board of directors. Per by-laws, these positions report to the chair elect, and must be members of the Handbell Musicians of America.