Committees

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

alumni@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Jean Burroughs, Lynne Davies-Cutting, Kay Jamison, Kim Lowe, and Aleece Spalding

Duties:

  • 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

banquet@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Communicates information to families by email.
  • Coordinates volunteers to decorate, set up, serve, and clean up.

Bulletin Board

bulletinboard@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Designs and maintains band bulletin board located in band hallway.
  • Ensures information on bulletin board is kept current.

CD/DVD Sales

CDDVD@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Tracey Battaglino

Duties:

  • Coordinates professionals/volunteers to videotape all band concerts.

Chaperone Support

chaperones@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Adrienne Williamson, Zofia Pruchnik and OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Coordinates volunteers to chaperone marching band rehearsals, football games, and competitions.

Class Band Liaison

classbandliaison@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Communicates to Booster Board the wants and needs of the class band only students and parents.
  • Disseminates booster information to the class band only students and parents.
  • Serves as parent contact for the class band only student and parent questions.
  • Maintains email list of the class band only students and parents.

Concert Attire

concertattire@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:   OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Fits and orders concert attire.
  • Assists students with last-minute concert attire details on days of the performance.

Concert Support (Hospitality)

concertsupport@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:   OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Coordinates volunteers to distribute programs, monitor doors, and help backstage.
  • Coordinates refreshments for all band concerts.
  • Decorates for Fall and Holiday Concerts.

E-Mail

email@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Tracy Battaglino, Meg Hill & Laurie Cockman

Duties:

  • Maintains Athens Drive Booster’s group e-mail lists.
  • Moderates and approves all group e-mail communications regarding band activities.
  • Maintains Sponsor listings on emails.

Field Support

fieldsupport@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Gregg Cowan

Duties:

  • 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

firstaid@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Heather Helton

Duties:

  • 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.

Fundraiser

Various Committees

Grant Writing

grants@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Researches funding opportunities.
  • Writes grant proposals to support existing and planned booster activities.

Guard Support

guardsupport@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Stephanie Little and Kelly Carlson

Duties:

  • 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

jagrep@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Attends all JAG Club meetings representing the band, and reports back to the Band Booster Board.

Marching Band Meals and Snacks

meals@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Johnny Thornton

Duties:

  • 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

uniforms@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Janice Broniak and Laura Haltom

Duties:

  • 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 the database of uniform inventory and manages cleaning at end of the 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

mentor@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • 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 the marching band and other band ensembles.

PTSA Representative

PTSArep@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Jonell Williams

Duties:

  • Attends all PTSA meetings representing the band, and reports back to the Band Booster Board.

Percussion Support

percussionsupport@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Alison Bittner, Meg Hill, and Amy Thomas

Duties:

  • 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

directory@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Updates database with names and addresses of band families.
  • Coordinates pictures with names of all marching band students.
  • Publishes directory to upload to the website.

Pit Crew

pitcrew@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Mike Davis

Duties:

  • Loading/unloading instruments, equipment & uniforms at ADHS and the site of performance.
  • Assists students with getting Front Ensemble instruments, props, and Guard equipment on & off the 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 music and performances.
  • Must buy or borrow a Pit Crew shirt to wear to performances when assisting on the field.
  • A minimum of 25 people who plan on attending most competitions is needed. Anyone interested may participate.

Props

Props@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Gregg Cowan

Duties:

  • Construction of marching band show props for performances.

Public Relations

pr@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Promote band news internally to the school via Athens Alert and phone messaging system.
  • Promote band news externally to the 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.

Recruiting

recruiting@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

 

 

Senior Recognition

seniorrecognition@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Jonell Williams

Duties:

  • Organizes marching band seniors and their parents on the football field for Senior Night.
  • Coordinates senior photos for JAG program booklet.

Senior Video

seniorvideo@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Produces a video for Spring Banquet.
  • Video recognizes band seniors and includes photos from throughout the year.

SmugMug

smugmug@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Chris Patterson and Lien Giang

Duties:

  • Maintains an online band photo gallery.
  • Takes and collects photographs of band activities.
  • Uploads select photos and videos to the online gallery.

Social Media

socialmedia@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair: Ashley Peay-Bettini, Meg Hill, Laurie Cockman & Alumni Members Lynne Davies-Cutting & Kim Lowe

Duties:

  • Coordinates, distributes & moderates band information via Social Media, including Facebook – “Athens Drive Band Alumni, Friends & Members” Facebook page, Twitter – @athensdriveband & Instagram – athensdrivebands

Spirit Wear

spiritwear@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Coordinates sales of band spirit wear.

Sponsorships

sponsorships@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  OPEN POSITION

Duties:

  • Works with the community to solicit sponsorships.
  • Maintains sponsorship records.
  • Fulfills sponsorship benefits.

Student Accounts

studentaccounts@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Cortney Cowan

Duties:

  • Records and monitors invoices and credits for individual band accounts.

Transportation

transportation@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Gregg Cowan

Duties:

  • Oversees the maintenance of all band vehicles, including registration and inspections.
  • Coordinates the 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.

Website

website@athensdriveband.com

 

Chair:  Aisha McKenzie

Duties:

  • Maintains information on the band website.
  • Develops online forms.
  • Posts group emails as appropriate to the Announcements area on the ADHS Band Website.

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