The BRHS BBA is led by a seven-member board, elected annually at the Annual Meeting held in May. All seven board members may be contacted simultaneously by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For specific needs, please contact the individual responsible officer.
Officers for the 2016-2017 BRHS BBA Board are:
President, Carolyn Renshaw (email@example.com)
The BRHS BBA President is responsible for presiding at all meetings of the Association and maintain order, coordinating the Association’s activities with the Band Director, and keeping the Band Director apprised of the Association’s legal and financial status no less than annually. The President ensures that the Association adheres to all federal, state, and local laws, as well as Loudoun County Public School policies, including, but not limited to, Department of Agriculture, IRS, and the State Corporation Commission and enforces a strict observance of the constitution and bylaws of the Association. The President also acts as the secondary authorized signatory to all financial accounts and shall have open access to, and will review, financial accounts of the Association no greater than quarterly. Finally, the President serves as chairperson of the Executive Committee and appoints the committee chairpersons for all Ad Hoc committees, serving as a member ex-officio of those committees.
Vice-President of Communications, Tammie Willenbrock (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Vice-President of Communications is responsible for performing duties of the President in the absence of or at the request of that officer. The chief roles of our Communications officer are to serve as the public relations point of contact with the community and media, as well as the communications point person within our band family. The Vice-President of Communications acts as administrator of the BRHS BBA website and social media sites, chairs the Publicity Committee, co-chairs the Nominating Committee and performs other duties as designated by the President.
Vice-President of Fundraising, Joe Hummel (email@example.com)
The Vice-President of Fundraising is responsible for chairing the Fundraising Committee and serving on the Budget Committee. This Vice-President position performs the duties of the Vice-President of Communication in the absence of the Vice-President of Communications, or at the direction of the President; or perform the duties of the President in the absence of both the President and the Vice-President of Communications, or at the request of the President. The Vice-President of Fundraising performs other duties as designated by the President.
Vice-President of Student Services, Sheli Fierstine & Katrina Towle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Vice-President of Student Services is responsible for chairing the Uniform and Band Camp committees, and performing other duties as designated by the President.
Vice-President of Volunteers, Donna Vanik (email@example.com)
The Vice-President of Volunteers is responsible for chairing the following committees: Volunteer, Chaperone, Pit Crew, Guard, and Indoor Drumline, as well as Co-Chairing the Nominating Committee, and will perform other duties as designated by the President.
Treasurer, Kory Fierstine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Treasurer is responsible for chairing the Budget Committee, and presents annual budget, as prepared by the Budget Committee, for adoption by majority vote of the Regular Members. The portion of the budget affecting the Marching Band must be approved no later than June of the previous Fiscal Year (July 1 – June 30). The full annual budget must be approved in September. The Treasurer collects and deposits all funds of the Association,while maintaining a full and accurate account of expenditures and receipts, and arranges for disbursement of funds in accordance with the budget or as permitted by special vote. The Treasurer documents each disbursement and providing a record of monthly disbursements to the President by the 5th of each subsequent month. The Treasurer presents a financial statement at every regularly scheduled meeting and at other times when requested by the Executive Committee and prepares an annual report at the end of the fiscal year. Included in this report shall be an itemization of expenses and profits from each fundraising activity. The Treasurer prepares for an annual reconciliation of the books by a certified accounting professional unaffiliated with the Association. Together with the President, the Treasurer ensures that the Association adheres to all federal, state, and local laws, as well as Loudoun County Public School policies, including, but not limited to, Department of Agriculture, IRS, and the State Corporation Commission.
Secretary, Michele Loyd (email@example.com)
The Secretary is responsible for keeping records and minutes of all Executive Board and Association, providing the minutes of Association meetings to the membership through a written report, including a record of all attendees. The written report shall be available to the membership via BBA web site within 10 days of meetings. It is the Secretary’s responsibility to prepare all correspondence, and perform other duties assigned by the President and/or the Executive Committee.The Secretary will maintain the BRHS BBA’s files, which include: a current copy of the Bylaws, a membership roster(s) consisting of names and contact information for Association members, band students, and band alumni, a copy of current membership, with voting rights, as appropriate, and all recordings, communications, and flyers. The Secretary monitors the conduct of meetings to ensure compliance with appropriate parliamentary procedures and keeps Keeping a copy of the Rules of Order (as defined in Bylaws Article VI) available for reference at all meetings. The Secretary chairs the Bylaws Committee.