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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, Debbie Raises ...

Vice President of Operations, Jay Samples

Vice President of Fundraising, Brett Williams

Treasurer, Jessica Vanda ...  

Assistant Treasurer, Shannon Quant

Membership Secretary, Jodi Duda

Recording Secretary, Ata Rosales

Chair Positions

Amanda Sotomayor, Financial Secretary

Provides assistance to NBB Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer.

Open, Marching Band Summer Camp Chair 

Organizes summer camp food and volunteers. 

TBD, Marketing/Publicity Chair

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

Open, Cut-Time Chair 

Primary contact for student/parent software platform.  

Traci McDonald, Inventory & Uniforms Chair 

Oversees inventory of band uniforms and equipment.

, Travel & Chaperones Chair 

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


Oscar Samuelson, Band Props & Logistics

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

TBD, Student Recognition Chair

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

Nina Morales, Music Festival Chairs

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

Arianna Kind, Sponsorship Chair

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

Lindsey , Spirit Night Chair

Coordinates spirit nights, bingo nights and raffles 

, Merchandise Chairs 

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

, Parking Chair

Oversees volunteers who collect parking fees at Newsome home football games

, Yard Signs Chair

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

Michelle Nagy and Gaile L Colorguard and Winterguard Liaisons

Shannon Quant and Jessica Vanda, Indoor Percussion Liaisons 


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