President, Penny Muirhead
Vice President, Tessa Cline
Secretary, Shelly Anderson
Treasurer, June Campbell
Concessions Tricia Kokes, Chair & Jill Steinke, Special Assistant
The concession committee, with the support of the elected board officers, shall be responsible for the overall operation of the concession stand. Duties assigned within the concessions committee will involve supply ordering and pickup, lead recruitment and training, creating and maintaining signup.com volunteer calendars and overall concessions staffing, organization and equipment cleaning and maintenance.
Chuckwagon and Social Corey Campbell, Chair
The social committee will coordinate the arrangements for all activities at Northwest High School. Duties assigned within the social committee will include but not be limited to, organizing and staffing volunteers for receptions after band and vocal concerts; arranging, purchasing and/or securing volunteers for the serving of meals and snacks as needed for honor band events, various band and vocal competitions and potluck events.
Fundraising Valerie Pfenning, Band Co-Chair / Vocal Co-Chair TBA
The fundraising committee will be responsible for the planning and organization of group fundraising outside of the concessions stand sales to further meet the needs of the organization and will assist in planning fundraising events to benefit students attending band and vocal trips as needed. Duties assigned within the Fundraising committee will include but not be limited to the Annual Craft Show and Bake Sale, the Feed the Bands fundraiser during Harvest of Harmony, decal sales for both the band and vocal departments and t-shirt sales for band and if requested, for vocal.
Publicity and Hospitality Kari Schmidt, Vocal Co-Chair / Band Co-Chair TBA
The publicity and hospitality committee will facilitate the promotion of the band and vocal departments and the recognition of individuals and organizations that have supported either fundraising efforts or the promotion of the band and/or vocal departments throughout the year. Duties assigned within this committee will include but not be limited to overseeing the group Facebook page and website creation, finalization and maintenance; designing and coordinating any and all ads for publication to include but not be limited to the state band ad and the musical ad; assist with the promotion of band and vocal events as requested by the directors; upon request and in coordination with the directors, prepare and distribute mailings for band and vocal groups to perform for small groups and local organizations; handle ordering, pickup and delivery of student recognition yard signs for both band and vocal departments; compile a list of recommended Christmas gift recipients for board review and approval then handle both purchasing and distribution of those gifts; maintain the vocal, band and booster tri-fold display boards, completing updated boards at least every other year; update by semester the Band and 2 of the Vocal Boards in the North West hallway by the auditorium; decorate the band and vocal hallways for competitions and special events; and in cooperation with the social committee coordinate the displaying of completed boards at band and vocal events for further promotion of the departments.
Transportation Shawn Jacobs, Chair
The transportation committee will oversee the band and vocal department’s transportation needs. Duties assigned within the transportation committee will include but not be limited to making arrangements for drivers and chaperones as needed for both band and vocal competitions or trips. This committee will work directly with point parents in the band and vocal departments to assist as needed.
Band Uniforms Bobbi Byerly, Chair
The band uniform committee will be responsible for the assignment, sizing, cleaning and repairing of all band uniforms. This committee will work directly with point parents in the band department and assist as needed.
Events and Awards Sarah Pearson, Chair & Shellie Meyer, Special Assistant
The events and awards committee will oversee recognition of seniors, exceptional achievement by students in both the band and vocal departments as well as coordinating special events and recognition as voted on by the membership. Duties assigned within the events and awards committee will include but not be limited to the coordination and ordering of statuettes and group pictures for senior members; purchasing, distributing and then displaying senior boards for both band and choir students prior the final band concert and pops concert; work with band and vocal director to order roses for seniors to hand out to family members at the last band concert and Pops Concert; putting together small congratulatory gifts for All State Music students, High School Honor Band and Choir participants and for both band and vocal students awarded a Superior Rating in a solo or duet performance at District music or other award recipients as requested by the band and vocal directors; plan and organize 1 group team building event for band and vocal groups.