FVA President-Elect Candidates

Rebecca Hammac, President-Elect Candidate

FVA President-Elect Candidate
Rebecca G. Hammac

Rebecca G. Hammac is a graduate of the Loyola University New Orleans School of Music. For 14 years she has had the privilege of teaching middle school, 12 of those years at Southwest Middle School in Orlando. She is in her third year as associate choral director at Dr. Phillips High School, the Visual Performing Arts Magnet for Orange County Public Schools.

Mrs. Hammac is an active member in good standing in several professional organizations, among them FMEA, NAfMe, FVA and ACDA, and she has served on the FVA Executive Board for 11 years as chairwoman for District 8, clinics chairwoman and middle school all-state chairwoman. Mrs. Hammac is an active clinician, adjudicator and conductor, and she has served in those capacities throughout Florida. She is also the recipient of the 2011 FMEA Emerging Leader Award, and she participated in the FMEA Summer Institute in 2015 as well as the CME Institute for Choral Educators at MSU in 2018.

Mrs. Hammac has had the honor of leading her ensembles at the FMEA Professional Development Conference (2013) and Florida ACDA (2017) and has received superior ratings consistently at FVA MPA since 2002 and superior with distinction in 2018.

Mrs. Hammac would like to thank her husband, Rusty Hammac; her children, Ellie and Lucas; and her parents, Miriam and Jose, for their constant support in her career and life.


Jeannine Stemmer President-Elect Candidate

FVA President-Elect Candidate
Jeannine Stemmer

Jeannine Stemmer is a graduate of Florida International University, certified in music, K-12 and holds a master’s degree in music education from Florida International University. She is a board-approved Florida Vocal Association adjudicator and is the Florida Vocal Association middle school chairwoman.

Mrs. Stemmer is in her 20th year as director of choral and vocal studies at Florida Christian School in Miami. She conducts the sixth, seventh and eighth grade chorus, the ladies senior high chorus, the senior high mixed concert chorus, an advanced ladies ensemble and an 80-voice elementary chorus.

Mrs. Stemmer has been honored to be a guest clinician in Miami-Dade, Santa Rosa, Escambia, Polk, Broward and Okaloosa county honor choirs. She is a leader and vocalist in the worship ministry at Christ Fellowship church in Palmetto Bay.

Mrs. Stemmer is the wife of Scott and the proud mother of 14-year-old Charles and 11-year-old Samuel.