Professional of the Year - Education/Music Association Operations

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Nellie T. Doty

Title: Director
Industry: Education
Type of Organization: Music Education Association
Major Product/Service: To preserve, protect and foster the continued development of all music along with the legacy of those who composed, recorded, performed and taught the music; Provides educational and performance opportunities for all persons interested in celebrating musical heritage
Expertise: With over 10 years experience, Ms. Doty oversees the daily operations of the Association. She serves as the Office Manager and is responsible for setting up meetings and the annual banquet.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Texas
Affiliations: Certification Board for Music Therapy; Delegate, Committee Chairperson, American Music Therapy Association; Past President, Board of Directors, Southwestern Music Therapy Association; Texas Music Educators Association; Texas Black Music Educator; Board Member, Manna House-The Third Ward Food Pantry; Alzheimer's Association
University/Degree: B.S., Music Therapy, Texas Women's University, 1971
Born: December 7, 1948, Beaumont, Texas
Hobbies/Sports: Reading, crafting, crocheting, knitting, family activities
Spouse: John
Children: Paul, James; Grandchildren: Madyson, Myles, Jadon
Work History: Previously, Ms. Doty worked in music education, special education and music therapy for the Houston Public Schools for over 30 years. She has over 45 years experience as a Music Therapist.
Honors & Awards: Service Award, SWAMTA; Merit Award, TBME