June Hinckley was the President of MENC: The National Association for Music Education from 1998 to 2000. She also served on the writing team for the 1994 National Standards for Music Education. As MENC President, Hinckley conceived and initiated Vision 2020: The Housewright Symposium on the Future of Music Education. This effort has been credited with providing a blueprint for music education into the 21st Century. Most recently, Hinckley was the Music and Fine Arts Curriculum Specialist for the Florida Department of Education, Hinckley's responsibilities included providing leadership for arts education for the 3,500 schools and developing programs to foster excellence in the quality and quantity of arts instruction in Florida schools.