Governor Thomas Johnson High School Band
Frederick, Maryland
Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2017

Present: Joe Humbertson, Dawn Humbertson,  Kathy Higinbotham, Peter Ricciuti, Kim Hirshman, Peter Ricciuti,  Dan Failacci, Kathy Higinbotham,  Nancy Voell,   Traci Poppart,  Nancy Voell, Dana Cunningham, Kim Stevens, Mike Hillman, Carlos Slone, Theresa Vaughn, Trish Abell, Beth White, Linda Runner, Bill Giles,

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm

Note: January meeting was canceled due to inclement weather.

Fundraising committee:
  • We are in the middle of the candy sale, going well, we may have a second round in students are willing to continue selling.
  • The Leprechaun Luau is March 4  - there is an opportunity for parents to work with Bob Fowle and earn money for student accounts.
  • Upcoming fundraisers are Paint Night in March,  Trivia Night in April, Applebees breakfast in April.  Sill discussing the possibility of a doing a mattress fundraiser.
  • 5K Scheduled for August 12
Directors Report: Ms. Hirschman:

Uniform Report:
  • Thanks to Sara Vaughn for helping get concert wear ready in the uniform room for the all county concert.
Pit Crew report:
  • Indoor season is running smoothly.
Upcoming Events:
  • Adjudication is in March,  there will be an open rehearsal in early March to give parents the opportunity to watch the band get feedback from other band directors.
  • March 11 KIDA show at TJ
  • The Band Banquet is April 5.
  • Spring Concert is April 12
  • Band Camp – will be the same as previous years – last week of July and first week of August.  The times may be changed but that decision will be made later.
  • Jazz Night is May 20
Next General Meeting March
Motion to Adjorn  Dan F.  2nd  Dawn H.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm

Note: After the meeting was adjourned  Mike Hillman discussed preparation for the KIDA show TJ will be hosting on March 11.  Coordinators for the big jobs are in place.  A signup genius is open for volunteers to fill various jobs.