Capitol Section

The California Music Educators Association (CMEA), Capitol Section, is a professional organization comprised of music teachers from all levels of education, elementary through college. It's membership comes from the areas encompassed within and immediately surrounding Sacramento, California, including Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties. Should you wish to contact us via e-mail, please select one of our board members by clicking on their name.



Sanitago Sabado
Ponderosa HS

Immediate Past President

Brad North
Woodcreek HS

Vice President

Joshua Luedtke
Laguna Creek HS


Bill Adam


Joan Slabaugh
Antelope Crossing MS

Higher Ed Rep

Clay Redfield
Sacramento State

NAfME Collegiate Rep

Kalei Cablay
Sacramento State

Industry Rep

Scott Mandeville
Tim's Music

General Music Rep

Stephanie Tomicich
Roseville City School District

Middle School Band Rep

Meredith Mellin
Silverado Middle School

Middle School Choir Rep

Melanie Huber
Folsom Middle School

High School Band Rep

Patrick Neff
Rosemont High School

Honor Orchestra Chair/Rep

Greg Brucker
Emerson, Harper, Da Vinci Jr. Highs

Jazz Rep

Dyne Eifersten
American River College

Awards/ Banquet Chair

Taylor Haugland
El Dorado HS

Honor Band Chair

Mario Sebastian
Elk Grove HS

Honor Choir Chair

Don Kendrick
Sacramento State