BAND BOOSTER COMMITTEES



Booster committees support the band in various ways. If interested in helping out, contact the committee chair. We'd love to have you join us!


    Alumni Support
  • Chair:  Greg Fishel, Kay Jamison, Kim Lowe, and Aleece Spalding  alumni@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates the distribution of information about the Athens Drive High School Band Program; such as performance schedules, fundraisers and special awards the band has received.
  • Moderates the "Athens Drive Band Alumni, Friends & Members" Facebook page.

    Banquets
  • Chair:  Keli Lloyd, Cori Strickland and Yara Yingling  banquet@athensdriveband.com
  • Communicates information to families by email.
  • Coordinates volunteers to decorate, set up, serve and clean up.

    Bulletin Board 
  • Chair:  Melanie Vtipil & OPEN POSITION   bulletinboard@athensdriveband.com
  • Designs and maintains band bulletin board located in band hallway.
  • Ensures information on bulletin board is kept current.
    
    CD/DVD Sales
  • Chair:  Wendy Bennett and David Uy and OPEN POSITION  CDDVD@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates professionals/volunteers to videotape all band concerts.

    Chaperone Support 
  • Chair:  Adrienne Williamson and Zofia Pruchnik and OPEN POSITION   chaperones@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates volunteers to chaperone marching band rehearsals, football games and competitions.

    Class Band Liaison 
  • Chair:  Sharon Hader   classbandliaison@athensdriveband.com 
  • Communicates to Booster Board wants and needs of class band only students and parents.
  • Disseminates booster information to class band only students and parents.
  • Serves as parent contact for class band only student and parent questions.
  • Maintains email list of class band only students and parents.

    Concert Attire
  • Chair:  Jennifer Cassidy  concertattire@athensdriveband.com
  • Fits and orders concert attire.
  • Assists students with last minute concert attire details on days of performance.

    Concert Support
  • Chair:  Saehee Kim and Gay Purvis  concertsupport@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates volunteers to distribute programs, monitor doors, and help back stage.
  • Coordinates refreshments for all band concerts.
  • Decorates for Fall and Holiday Concerts.
      
      Facebook
  • Chair:  Lynne Davies-Cutting & Alumni Member Kim Lowe  facebook@athensdriveband.com
  • Moderates the "Athens Drive Band Alumni, Friends & Members" Facebook page.


    Field Support
  • Chair:  Leif Allen and OPEN TRAINEE POSITION   fieldsupport@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains the band practice field (mow, fertilize & treat for weeds).  9-10 month responsibility.
  • Prepares a budget for and procures all supplies to maintain the field.
  • Performs routine maintenance on the lawnmower.
  • Initially lays out the field markings and stripes the field.
  • Maintains a log of time spent and what type of treatments were completed.
     
    First Aid 
  • Chair:  Susan Smith and Ada Martinez and OPEN POSITION  firstaid@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains all Medical/Health forms.
  • Coordinates the schedule of first aid staff for Band Camp.
  • Coordinates the schedule of first aid staff for all performances (football games, competitions and parades).
  • Maintains all band medical kits.
  
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    Grant Writing
  • Chair:  OPEN POSITION  grants@athensdriveband.com
  • Researches funding opportunities.
  • Writes grant proposals to support existing and planned booster activities.

    Guard Support
  • Chair:  Donna Benson, Robin Howell and Diane Haithcock  guardsupport@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates the specific needs of the color guard and winter guard.
  • Assists with uniform fittings and repairs.
  • Assists with props, floor mat and final preparations during competitions.
  • Assists with coordination of transportation to winter guard competitions.  

    JAG Club Representative
  • Chair:  Angela Tripp  jagrep@athensdriveband.com
  • Attends all JAG Club meetings representing the band, and reports back to the Band Booster Board.

    Marching Band Meals and Snacks
  • Chair:  Karen Chiavacci, Aurelia Altman and Kerry Nixon  meals@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates snack contributions for after school practices.
  • Coordinates donations of snacks & drinks for trips.
  • Packs and serves snacks on competition days.
  • Coordinates meals served at competitions.
    Marching Band Uniforms 
  • Chair: Caren Wood, Allison Lyles, Sherry Skinner and Barbara Kublin  uniforms@athensdriveband.com
  • Fits and assigns uniforms to the marching band students.
  • Orders shoes and uniform replacement parts as needed for marching band members.
  • Assists students with last minute marching band uniform details on the days of performances.
  • Maintains database of uniform inventory and manages cleaning at end of season.
  • Works with the Drum Majors to select, fit and order their uniforms.
  • Participates in practices and performances to assist with fittings, repairs, replacements and spot cleaning.  

    Mentor Program 
  • Chair:  Melanie Vtipil  mentor@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates matching of veteran band families to new band families (winds and brass).
  • Ensures new band families have a mentor family to contact and use as a resource for band program information.
  • Provides information, through mentors, about all facets of marching band and other band ensembles.
    
    Outback Bowl
  • Co-Presidents (Suzanne Puccio & Michaele Woodhouse), Corey Benson and Sherry Skinner

    PTSA Representative
  • Chair:  Sherry Skinner  PTSArep@athensdriveband.com
  • Attends all PTSA meetings representing the band, and reports back to the Band Booster Board.

    Percussion Support
  • Chair:  Sherry Skinner and OPEN POSITION  percussionsupport@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates the specific needs of the percussion section, Winter Percussion and spring/summer training program.
  • Coordinates chaperone schedule for rehearsals.
  • Assists with final preparations for competitions.
  • Assists with coordination of transportation to Winter Percussion competitions.

    Photo Directory
  • Chair:  Susan Uy  directory@athensdriveband.com
  • Updates database with names and addresses of band families.
  • Coordinates pictures with names of all marching band students.
  • Publishes directory to upload to website.

    Pit Crew
  • Chair:  Francis Skinner and Tom Luzzi  pitcrew@athensdriveband.com
  • Loading/unloading instruments, equipment & uniforms at ADHS and the site of a performance.
  • Assists students with getting Front Ensemble instruments, props and Guard equipment on & off performance field.
  • Works with the students to determine the most efficient way to set up the instruments in a timely manner. 
  • The Pit Crew's mission is to assist the students to enable them to focus on the music and performance.
  • Must buy or borrow Pit Crew shirt to wear to performances when assisting on the field. 
  • A minimum of 25 people who plan on attending most competitions are needed.  Any one interested may participate.

    Props

    Public Relations
  • Chair:  Kelly Wright   pr@athensdriveband.com
  • Promote band news internally to the school via Athens Alert and phone messaging system.
  • Promote band news externally to community using appropriate news media (newspaper, tv, radio, internet).
  • Serve as a resource to Band Booster Chairs to help promote their events internally and externally.

    Remind
  • Chair:  Michael Bynum   remind@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains the ADHS Band Remind setup.
  • Moderates Remind groups and user lists.

    Senior Recognition
  • Chair:  OPEN POSTION  seniorrecognition@athensdriveband.com
  • Organizes marching band seniors and their parents on football field for Senior Night.
  • Coordinates senior photos for JAG program booklet.

    Senior Video
  • Chair:  Lynne Davies-Cutting   seniorvideo@athensdriveband.com
  • Produces video for Spring Banquet.
  • Video recognizes band seniors and includes photos from throughout the year.

    Smugmug
  • Chair:  David Rusnak, Randy Page, David Uy and Susan Uy  smugmug@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains online band photo gallery.
  • Takes and collects photographs of band activities.
  • Uploads select photos and videos to online gallery.

    Spirit Wear

    Sponsorships
  • Chair:  Wendy Bennett, Alumni Member Kim Lowe, and OPEN POSITION  sponsorships@athensdriveband.com
  • Works with community to solicit sponsorships.
  • Maintains sponsorship records.
  • Fulfills sponsorship benefits.

    Student Accounts
    Transportation
  • Chair:  Greg Jarvis and OPEN POSITION  transportation@athensdriveband.com
  • Oversees maintenance of all band vehicles, including registration and inspections.
  • Coordinates use of band vehicles to transport equipment to events.
  • Loads/Unloads instruments for competitions, football games, and other events as needed.
  • Coordinates with Pit Crew for loading and unloading at marching band performances.

    Twitter
  • Chair:  Lynne Davies-Cutting  twitter@athensdriveband.com
  • Coordinates distribution of band information via twitter for @athensdriveband.

    Yahoo Group
  • Chair:  Lynne Davies-Cutting and OPEN TRAINEES  yahoogroup@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains the ADHS Band Yahoo! Group e-mail list.
  • Moderates and approves all Yahoo! Group e-mail communications regarding band activities.
  • Maintains ADHS Band Yahoo! Group home page and sponsor listings.
  • Posts group e-mails as appropriate to Announcements area on ADHS Band Website.

    Website
  • Chair:  Sarah Page, Garla Smith, Bill Kammerer, and Kim Lowe  website@athensdriveband.com
  • Maintains information on the band website.