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2023-2024 Committees and Chairs

 

Chaperones – Elizabeth Elizalde and Beth Fabrega

Travel with and care for all band and color guard students during football games, UIL performances, marching contests, and trips. Chaperones must be available to ride student buses and be with the students at all times during the event. Times and duties will vary by event. You do not need to commit to all events!

 

Uniforms — Marching Season – Toni Sherrill and Shelly Waguespack

Uniforms — Concert Season – Toni Sherrill and Angili Sabharwal

Put the clothes on their back! Help with distribution, fitting, and maintenance. Take home band uniforms (8-10 per volunteer) several times during the marching season for washing. The band uniforms are machine washable and dryable. 

Seat Covers – Rhiana Potase

Place seat covers on the bleacher seats prior to the band's arrival at football games, then wipe down, remove and pack the seat covers after the band leaves the stands. Volunteers need to arrive at the stadium prior to the band’s arrival and stay a little late for removal. There is no work to be done during the game itself.  

 

Plumes – Jill Laird

Place plumes ("feathers") in student hats prior to half-time performances, and remove them afterward. You follow the band to warm up (mid-2nd quarter) and return after halftime. These volunteers are also responsible for picking up music/lyres from the sidelines after the band plays for the Diamond Dancers.  

 

Tailgate Meals Football Games - Jennifer Stringfellow and Nancy Gobran

Tailgate Meals Competitions - Sol-Angel Garcia Greenwood and Jill Wilson

Feed the students! Meals are served before each football game and at contests. Assist in setting up, serving, and cleaning up. During football season, volunteers need to arrive at Dawson at 3:00 pm on game days and should be finished by 5:00-5:30 pm. Serving time at contests will vary depending on performance times.   

 

Pit Crew – Brian Earles

Load, unload, and move percussion, props, and other band equipment before and after football games and competitions.

 

Spirit Gear – Terryl Winter

This committee designs, purchases, sells, and distributes band spirit items. Items include; polo shirts, yard signs, bling shirts, decals, etc.

 

 

Special Events

 

Rockathon – Danna Kutach and Nick Hughey

Party with the band at this "all-nighter" student fundraiser and all-night event held at the end of summer Band. Plan the event, prepare and serve food, chaperone, and enjoy watching the student antics throughout the night.

 

Spirit Nights – Deidra Lawson

Works with local restaurants to arrange monthly spirit nights.  All proceeds from Spirit Nights go to the Band Scholarship fund
 

Spring Banquet –  Julie Bradford

Plan an event they’ll always remember for our annual spring band banquet held in May. Help choose a theme, book a venue, arrange the food, organize decorations, etc.

 

Take Flight – Amanda Marshall

Be on one of several teams that serve food, sell tickets, staff warm-up rooms, and help make this regional Color Guard competition a successful fundraiser.

Bingo Night – Terryl Winter

 

 

Other

 

Membership – Carrie Cummings

The primary goal of this committee is increasing band parent involvement. Section parents work with the membership chair.

WebsiteOPEN

Work with the Directors and Booster Board to maintain the website.

Corporate Sponsorships – Marissa Tindall and Nick Hughey

Scholarships - Carrie Thomas and Melissa Vera

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