Office Bearers

Management Team

 


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Team Coordinator:

Mary Ellen Hass

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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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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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Finance Coordinator:

Rita Marber

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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:

Patti Lavernoich

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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:

Penny Schroeder

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.
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Funds Coordinator:

Corky Montepara

Creates and gathers ideas for fundraising, and implements campaigns. Oversees the flow of monies raised through all fundraising efforts, including performances.
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Events Coordinator:

Michelle Andersen

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:

Colleen McMorran

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:

Deborah McGrath

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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.
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New Member Coordinator:

Sarah Macci

Facilitates sunshine program, provides support for new members, transmits new members' questions and concerns to the management team, runs weekly business meeting and coordinates newbie classes.
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Secretary:

Sarah Macci

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.
 

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:

Lisa Giorgio

Co-Leader of the Hub. Assists Director and steps in when Director is unavailable. Oversees Readiness program.
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Associate Director:

Chris Bosse

Co-Leader of the Hub. Assists Director and steps in when Director is unavailable. Oversees recording team in production of learning tracks.
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Tenor Section Coach:

Annette Landry

Runs section rehearsals, coaching section during that time. Oversees and advises Pocket Leaders.. Coaches individual members as needed.
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Lead Section Coach:

Wendy Cudmore

Runs section rehearsals, coaching section during that time. Oversees and advises Pocket Leaders.. Coaches individual members as needed.
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Baritone Section Coach:

Chris Bosse

Runs section rehearsals, coaching section during that time. Oversees and advises Pocket Leaders.. Coaches individual members as needed.
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Bass Section Coach:

Margaret Jackins

Runs section rehearsals, coaching section during that time. Oversees and advises Pocket Leaders.. Coaches individual members as needed.
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Secretary:

Lorraine Mancini

Takes minutes at the Hub Meetings and at Music Team Meetings as needed. Keeps accurate files of minutes and distributes as directed. Makes arrangements for coaches, coordinating their transportation and schedule.
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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:

Maureen Gulick

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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.
 

Chorus Administration

 


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Hub Leaders:

Chris Bosse

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Organize and run meetings of the Hub. The Hub meets regularly to discuss chorus business as it applies to the music team.
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Hub - Pockets Coordinator:

Wendy Cudmore

Oversees all Pocket Leaders in the chorus to ensure the Readiness deadlines are met and all members have been "readied."
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Hub - Newbie Coordinator:

Linda Polley

Organizes, plans and schedules education and immersion of new members and guests. She oversees Guest Mentors, musical tools, and resources for the guests, including practice quartet preparation through audition.
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Hub - Visual Coordinator:

Kristen Walsh

Organizes a team to create a visual plan, including choreography, costuming and characterization. Ensures that chorus receives training tools and oversees "visual readiness."
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Performance Manager:

Joan Treadwell

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Webmaster:

Patti Lavernoich

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