HOTS Team Members

Management Team

 


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Team Coordinator:

Deborah McGrath

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Facilitates team meetings. Acts as liaison between team and chapter, and between chapter and region/international headquarters. Oversees updating of chapter standing rules. Appoints nominating committee chair, reviews job descriptions and recommends revisions. Distributes weekly chapter newsletter. Oversees performance of team members.
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Finance Coordinator:

Sandy Callanan

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Collects dues, deposits and disburses all chapter monies, prepares monthly treasury report and yearly budget, arranges annual audit and prepares tax returns.
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Marketing Coordinator:

Lynda Kupson

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Promotes & publicizes chapter events, develops community awareness, maintains chapter website, maintains mailing lists for chapter events, maintains media contact lists, submits articles for regional newsletter, works with membership on membership drives, oversees chorus merchandising efforts, approves all materials sent out to the public, organizes festival bookings, solicits performance opportunities.
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Facilities Coordinator:

Patti Lavernoich

Organizes rehearsal facilities, maintains storage room, provides opener and closer schedules to members, oversees set-up and breakdown of rehearsal hall and arranges transportation of risers as needed.
Funds Coordinator:
Currently unfilled
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Events Coordinator:

Linda Polley

Coordinates retreats, organizes intra-chapter social activities, facilitates registration for regional and international events and plans yearly installation dinner.
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Performance Coordinator:

Margaret Jackins

Oversees all aspects of performance preparation, such as communicating with venues and their personnel to coordinate lighting, sound, rehearsal times and costs.
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Membership Coordinator:

Amy Mandeville

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Oversees membership development, facilitates visitor orientation, facilitates new member registration & orientation, oversees big sister program and membership retention, insures communication with Sweet Adelines Headquarters, maintains chapter membership files, chapter membership list, chapter mailboxes, member name tags, chapter e-group, music file cabinet, visitor music notebooks, historical records and initiates secret pal program.
New Member Coordinator:
Currently unfilled
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Secretary:

Nora Kurimai

Takes minutes at the Management Team Meetings and at all chorus meetings. Ensures that all MT members receive copies of the minutes and makes the same available to the chorus. Keeps accurate files of minutes and other important chorus documents.
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Director:

Karen Sweeters

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Oversees music programs, education, music selection, music team development, auditions, performance management, visual program, costuming, make-up and quartet promotion.
 

Music Team

 


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Director:

Karen Sweeters

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Oversees music programs, education, music selection, music team development, auditions, performance management, visual program, costuming, make-up and quartet promotion.
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Associate Director:

Chris Bosse

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Assists Director and steps in when Director is unavailable. Oversees recording team in production of learning tracks and updating of sheet music. Makes sure music is current on website.
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Assistant Director:

Christine Hayes

 
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Tenor Pocket Leaders:

Judy Lang

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Each member is assigned to a Pocket Leader who works with everyone in her "pocket" and assesses them on all songs that require them to be "readied."
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Lead Pocket Leaders:

Wendy Cudmore

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Each member is assigned to a Pocket Leader who works with everyone in her "pocket" and assesses them on all songs that require them to be "readied."
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Baritone Pocket Leaders:

Colleen McMorran

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Each member is assigned to a Pocket Leader who works with everyone in her "pocket" and assesses them on all songs that require them to be "readied."
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Bass Pocket Leaders:

Jean Fiorella

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Each member is assigned to a Pocket Leader who works with everyone in her "pocket" and assesses them on all songs that require them to be "readied."
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Character/Performance Specialist:

Jane Tamarkin

Jane is our very own theatrical director, leading us through character development, script writing and stage blocking for our shows. She writes the words for the parodies we sing, and creates the character for us to develop our package around for competition.
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Choreographer/Visual Specialist:

Gina Kaiser

Gina is responsible for our visual package. She oversees the work of the visual team, creating the choreography for our competition packages, and overseeing the creation of choreography for our non-competition repertoire. She is a Certified Sweet Adeline judge in the Showmanship category.
 

Tuning Team

 

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Tuning Team Members:

Chris Bosse

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The Tuning Team works with the chorus regularly to fine tune parts of the music that need to be tightened up.
 

Chorus Administration

 


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Performance Manager:

Margaret Jackins

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Webmaster:

Patti Lavernoich

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