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The Band Boosters are all volunteers. Executive Committee positions are filled by elections in the spring of each year. Chair positions are appointed by the Executive Committee with guidance from our band director. If you are a parent of a band or color guard student that would like to volunteer, please email


Executive Committee 


President, Amy Metz ...

Vice President of Operations, Tony Bernocco

Vice President of Fundraising, Sunshine Brumley

Treasurer, Jean Voigt ...  

Assistant Treasurer, Melissa Cuebas

Membership Secretary, Susan McGinn

Recording Secretary, Tylee Walck

Chair Positions


Debbie Orta, Financial Secretary

Provides assistance to NBB Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer.


Debbie Raises, Marching Band Summer Camp Chair 

Organizes summer camp food and volunteers. 


Melissa Cuebas, Marketing/Publicity Chair

Oversees online store, event marketing, social media and band/color guard promotion.  

Jamie Koonce, Cut-Time Chair 

Primary contact for student/parent software platform.  

Brian Walden, Inventory & Uniforms Chair 

Oversees inventory of band uniforms and equipment.

Brian Walden, Travel & Chaperones Chair 

Oversees logistics for travel and assigns chaperones for off-campus events.


Bryan Smith, Band Props & Logistics

Oversees logistics of moving instruments and props on and off the field. 

Peggy Ballweg, Student Recognition Chair

Coordinates special events for students including Senior Night, Band Banquet, Band Dance.  

Debra Marchese & Melanie Bosley, Music Festival Chairs

Coordinates the Newsome Music Festival, a Florida Marching Band Coalition competition


Patty Fry, Sponsorship Chair

Seeks sponsorships from area businesses and maintains relationships within the community.

Jess Waldman, Spirit Night Chair

Coordinates spirit nights, bingo nights and raffles 


Elena Fournier, Merchandise Chairs 

Coordinates orders of all team and event wearable, and other band-related merchandise

Tylee Walck, Parking Chair

Oversees volunteers who collect parking fees at Newsome home football games

Sally Bernocco, Yard Signs Chair

Coordinates sale of spirit signs in fall and graduation signs in spring.

Amy Metz & Jessica Key, Colorguard and Winterguard Liaisons

Patty Fry, Sally Bernocco & Elena Fournier, Indoor Percussion Liaisons 


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