Personal Information and Qualifications


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Educational Background

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Major: Elementary Education, Minor: Music

Master of Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville
    Major: Music History and Literature

Professional Organizations and Positions

Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.
International Suzuki Association, Inc.

Music Teachers National Association
Florida State Music Teachers’ Association
    Secretary/Treasurer, FSMTA Conference 1998
Gainesville Music Teachers’ Association
    Treasurer 1991-1998, 2003-

National Federation of Music Clubs
NFMC, Treasurer, 2011-2013
Florida Federation of Music Clubs
    FFMC, Financial Secretary, 1993-1999
FFMC, Treasurer, 1999-2003, 2005-
FFMC, State Junior Festivals Chairman. 2003-2005
Riverland Music Club
Suwannee District, Gainesville Area Gold Cup Chair, 1980-1999
Suwannee District, Gainesville Festival Chairman, 2002-
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Personal Information
Married to Dr. Ronald H. Carpenter, Professor
English and Communication Studies, University of Florida
Three children:
    Dr. Malinda Carpenter married to Dr. Josep Call (Leipzig, Germany)
    Nicole Carpenter Owen (Atlanta, Georgia)
    Ronald H. Carpenter Jr. (Tampa, Florida)