Parent Board Officers

The Austin High Orchestra Parent Board members for the current academic year are:

President: Julie LePage

<jclepage1124@sbcglobal.net>

The President provides an agenda and presides at all meetings of the Booster Club, serves as the official liaison to the Orchestra Director, and coordinates activities of the Booster Club.

Vice-President: Jeannette Sprague

<jsprague@austin.rr.com>

The Vice-President performs, when the President delegates or is unable to perform, the duties of the President.

Treasurer: Colleen Barbee

< colleen.barbee@gmail.com>

The Treasurer receives and deposits all funds with the school bookkeeper; requests payment and disbursement of funds for vendor invoices; creates and maintains an accurate record of all deposits and disbursements; and manages the finances of the Booster Club, including the individual student sub-accounts.

Secretary: Maggie Stenz

<mastenz@gmail.com>

The Secretary is responsible for keeping accurate minutes of all Board meetings; writing correspondence for the Booster Club; distributing information for publication in the weekly PTSA newsletters; ensuring that the orchestra’s database includes contact information for all orchestra families; and distributing reminders of activities and meetings to orchestra families.

Donations/Outreach Coordinators

The Donations/Outreach Coordinator leads the process of securing donations of goods and monetary contributions to support the orchestra’s activities; coordinates fundraisers; and recruits Orchestra Baton Level sponsors.

  • Leah Read                <leahread@earthlink.net>
  • Steven De León    <deleon_design@sbcglobal.net>

At-Large Members of AHOP Board

At-large members attend most Board meetings and participate in discussions and decision-making. At-Large Members of the Board provide support as needed, for example coordinating publicity for concerts and fundraisers; helping plan for and run the summer camp; recruiting and organizing volunteers; providing post-event analyses; and identifying resources.

  • Barbara García‐De León
  • Brenda McGahagin (Programs)
  • Cassandra Rodriguez
  • Catherine Sennyey (Uniforms)
  • Jeannette Sprague (Website)
  • Ying Tang
  • Melinda Treviño

Advisors of the AHOP Board

Some of our advisors are parents of students who have graduated. These individuals support the activities of the Austin High Orchestra and lend valuable support to planning and execution of the various activities.

  • Cathy K. Smith
  • Diane Venable
  • Sam Herrera
  • Vicki L. Almstrum