Secretary:  Corey Merenda

Corey Holt Merenda is not of Russian descent but has been fascinated with all things Russian for 30 years. She has taught herself the language and looks forward to someday reading the masters in Russian!  She is fascinated with the people, history, culture, language and politics of Russia. Originally from North Dakota, Corey received a B.A. from the University of Iowa, majoring in Music (piano performance) and German. She then received an M.M. from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.