Governor Thomas Johnson High School Band
Frederick, Maryland
Governor Thomas Johnson High School Band Boosters

March 11, 2019

Present:  Dan Failacci, Greg & Theresa Anderson, Kate Dudash, Mike & Rhonda Hillman, Laura Busch, Scott Lewis, Joe and Dawn Humbertson, Traci Poppert, Dana Cunningham, Nick Gasemy
Call to Order
Meeting began at 7:33pm and was presided over by Mike Hillman, with Dan Failacci as secretary.

Approval of Previous Minutes:
February Booster Meeting minutes approved (Scott/Theresa).  

President’s Report:  Executive Board met for March.  
  • Budget reviewed as always
  • Upcoming events reviewed:
    • 4/4-6 school musical
    • 4/15 – Banquet
    • 5/4 Jazz Nite
    • Disney in 2020
  • Thank You:
    • Indoor Pit – Joe/Greg/Erik/Issac
    • Leprechaun Luau volunteers
  • Kate Dudash forming nominating committee for Annual meeting elections.  All positions are open.  Contact Kate if you are interested in running for a position.
  • KIDA – 
    • Setup night – Friday
    • Signage needs updating (prices)
    • Parking could use more people
    • Registration all set
    • Sales, Kitchen could use a little extra help
    • Please hang out after to help clean up
    • After party at Voell’s 
Vice President’s Report: (Erik out)  
  • Cleaning committee washing bibbers, tops going to dry cleaners.
  • Meeting with banquet committee – email coming out about banquet.
  • Keep collecting your hours.  I will be asking for them in the next month or so.
  • ~ $8.6k incoming/$7.4k outgoing for the month
  • IRS asking for 60 day extension for processing our overpayment refund request
  • As always, ask Dana for specific details/questions.
Directors Report:
  • End of indoor show for percussion going on the floor tonight
  • Concert adjudication 2 weeks from today - 3/25
  • Board to go out for students to sign up for KIDA
  • Security guard, custodians taken care of for KIDA.  Friday night set up 5pm
  • Directors packets almost ready to go (need some more copies made)
  • Still working on dates for Disney (lots of approvals needed and school dates may be changing)
  • Band camp dates:  7/22/19 – 8/2/19
Student Accounts:
  • 29 students with outstanding balances
  • 59 students with credit or zero balance
  • Final payment for indoor was due 2/21  
  • Reminder:  Banquet is coming up, and your student account must be paid up in full to attend banquet – no exceptions.
Committee Reports

  • Jazz Nite committee – to meet after tonight’s meeting
  • Yankee Candle (general fundraiser).  Flyers sent home with concert students.  Can still get 40% through 7/31.
  • Yard Sale coming up – put items aside as you are doing your spring cleaning.  
  • Hershey Park tickets – use social media.  We made more last year from “out of towners” than band people.  Link on the website
  • SCRIP – slow but steady (20% of population participating)  ~$2k put into student accounts to date.  Need replacement coordinator for next year if we are to continue to run the program.
Uniform Report:
Pit Crew report:


Philharmonic trip for those students going to NYC is 4/11-4/12

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