Meet the Band Board
The Northstars Band Parents
The Northstars Band Parents organization was established to support and promote the instrumental music co-curricular programs of the Junior and Senior high bands and its auxiliary units, as an integral part of the education of young people, and to embrace a philosophy of commitment, discipline, unselfishness, pride, and dignity.
“Once a Northstar, always a Northstar”
2022-2023 Northstars Band Parents Officers and Board
President: Karen Calkins
Vice President: Patience Frysinger
Secretary: Jennifer Czarniewicz
Treasurer: Stephanie Cooper
Ways and Means: OPEN
Director: Karen Seamans
2022-2023 Northstars Band Parents Committee Chairpersons
Uniforms: Heather Kinney
Flags: Heather Kinney
Dome Day: Jennifer Czarniewicz
Starburst Home Show: Coming soon!
Pit/Props: Eric Humphrey
Trip Coordinator: Jamie Blakes & Lucy Misco
Senior Appreciation: Karen Caulkins, Maureen Manning
If you’re interested in volunteering, please visit our Contact Us page and let us know.
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Read our Bylaws
Northstars Band Parents, Inc.
The Northstars Band Parents, Inc. is an incorporated not-for-profit, tax exempt organization.
To support and promote the instrumental music co-curricular programs of the Junior and Senior high school bands and its auxiliary units, as an integral part of the education of young people. To embrace a philosophy of commitment, discipline, unselfishness, pride and dignity.
There are three types of membership:
- Parent or Guardian (full voting rights)
- Associate Member, all Alumni & Alumni Parents (no voting rights)
- Honorary Member, all Past Board of Directors (no voting rights)
All parents or guardians of any member of the Northstars Marching Band are automatically a member of the Northstars Band Parents, Inc.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Consists of people elected from the voting membership plus three permanent members: House 1 Principal, the Marching Band Director, and the Director of Fine Arts.
The Northstars Band Parents, Inc. has a constitution and by-laws. These are available from the Band Director or the President of the Northstars Band Parents, Inc.
There must be at least two meetings per year. The Annual Meeting is in February. It primarily deals with election of officers and required reports from the Band Director and the treasurer. The second is in July to report on the band and the band trip, as well as establish Chairpersons for the many committees.