2021-2022 Committees and Chairs
Chaperones – Marney Gundlach
Travel with and care for all band/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 according to event. You do not need to commit to all events!
Competition Water & Snacks – Tandra Spain
Keep the energized and hydrated by preparing and distributing snacks and water for students during marching contests.
Uniforms — Marching Season – Myra Tijerina & Heather Montes
Uniforms — Concert Season – Laura McCormick & Kelly Wilson
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 – Sandra Gillespie
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 – Kiyoko Latson & Fred Kho
Place plumes ("feathers") in student hats prior to half-time performances, and remove afterwards. 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 - Jen Stringfellow
Tailgate Meals Competitions - Jenn Williams
Feed the students! Meals are served before each football game and at contests. Assist in set up, serving and clean up. During football season, volunteers need to arrive at Dawson at 3:00 pm on game days and should be finished by 5:00-5:30pm. Serving time at contests will vary depending on performance times.
Pit Crew – Tony Bundick
Load, unload, and move percussion, props, and other heavy band equipment before and after football games and contests.
Spirit Gear – Sherry Balsamo
This committee designs, purchases, sells and distributes band spirit items. Items include; polo shirts, yard signs, bling shirts, decals, etc.
Rockathon – Sherry Balsamo & Danna Kutach
Party with the band at this "all-nighter" student fundraiser/all night event held at the end of August camp. Plan the event, prepare/serve food, chaperone, and enjoy watching the student antics throughout the night.
Spirit Nights – Lana Gibson
Works with local restaurants to arrange monthly spirit nights. All proceeds from Spirit nights go to the Band Scholarship fund
Spring Banquet – Anke Liebschner
Plan an event they’ll always remember for our annual spring band banquet held in May. Help choose a theme, book a venue, arrange for food, organize decorations, etc.
Take Flight – Laurie Wagner & Sherry Balsamo
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.
Membership – Danna Kutach
The primary goal of this committee is increasing band parent involvement. Section parents work with the membership chair.
Dawson Eagle Band Website – OPEN!
Work with the Directors and Booster Board to maintain the website.
Corporate Sponsorships – Marissa Tindall
Scholarships - Danna Kutach