President-Elect

Robert Miller

Bob Miller, MS, MT-BC graduated with his Masters of Science in Music Therapy from Radford University in 2006. He currently serves as the program coordinator for a Creative and Expressive Arts department at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, where he is also the director of a national roster internship site. Prior to stepping into the role of President-Elect, he served as the MAR representative to the Standards of Clinical Practice committee for 10 years. He is excited to be joining the MAR executive board and to serve the region in this new capacity.

As per the MAR-AMTA Bylaws, Article III, Section 2, the President-Elect shall: assist the President as requested; study the duties of the President in order to be prepared at the appropriate time to take over the responsibilities of this office; assume all duties of the President in case of resignation or removal of the President; attend Regional Executive Board meetings; be a representative to the Assembly of Delegates; seek input, lead on-going study and propose changes in the Constitution and Bylaws as may be deemed necessary; oversee long-range planning; serve as a member of the Nominating Committee; serve as a member of the Finance Committee; ensure that all new officers and appointees receive their handbooks outlining job responsibilities; maintain on computer all officer handbooks; update the handbooks on a yearly basis following the Fall Executive Board meeting with input from officers and the Executive Board; present the updated handbooks to the officers and Executive Board on a yearly basis at the annual Spring conference; establish and/or maintain communication with the Editor(s) of the official regional publication on a quarterly basis; establish and/or maintain a handbook outlining job responsibilities; submit an annual written report at the regional conference; serve as a liaison between state associations and the MAR board to facilitate communication between the states and the MAR; and carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Executive Board.

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