Board of Directors
Mini Krishnan graduated from Kerala University, India with a Master’s degree in Psychology. She also earned a Certificate in Interior Design from New York School of Interior Design and has worked as Interior Designer at Christine Smith Associates, Inc, New York since 1996. Ms. Krishan became the Executive Director of Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra in 2011. She also has been involved in Girl Scouts since 2011 and earned the "Rookie of the year Leader" award for her service in the first two years as a Troop Leader.
Kristyn Kahalehoe graduated from The College of New Jersey where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a co-major in music. While there, she studied clarinet with Roger McKinney and was involved in the wind ensemble’s tour of Austria and Germany. Kristyn currently teaches kindergarten in Ewing, NJ and is the Orchestra manager for the GPYO.
Susan Meuse is in her fourteenth year as an orchestra teacher in New Jersey. She currently teaches at Hammarskjold Middle School in East Brunswick. She has also taught in her hometown of Cherry Hill as well as the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District. Susan received her BM in Education from Ithaca College and her MM in Education from Rutgers University. As a cellist, Susan performs regularly with the City Winds Trio and the Freelance Ensemble Artists of NJ. An active member of NJMEA, Susan is currently serving as the Orchestra Procedures and Performance Chairs. Susan has twice conducted ensembles for the CJMEA Elementary Honors Orchestra. She also conducted the CJMEA Intermediate String Orchestra in 2013 and the All South Jersey Junior High String Ensemble in 2014.