The South Florida Winter Guard Association
A Florida Non-Profit Corporation
2220 NW 70th Lane, Margate FL 33063


2017 Directors
Kathy Porter
President - Oversees the Organization, serves as a member to all committees, presides over all meetings. Approval authority over all contracts and agreements.
Gene Remillet
Vice President of Operations - Oversees contest logistics, music licensing. Manages the website, merchandising, and online services.
Bill Dowd
Vice President of Finance, Contest Host Administrator - Prepares the budget and financial records, State and Federal reporting, oversees banking transactions, Corporate Credit Card accounts, Accounts Payable, Credit Card Merchant accounts. Manages contest Host relationships.
Diane Hauck
Vice President of Membership - Maintains membership records and manages membership activities. Facilitates the approval of Instructor ID badges. Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee.
Paul Sauberer
Vice President of Color Guard - Overees the Color Guard Activity within the SFWGA. Activist for the needs and interests of the Color Guard community.
Jessica Horn
SFWGA Secretary, Judging Coordinator - Prepares meeting agendas, distributes and maintains meeting minutes. Custodian of records and archives. Chairperson to the Hall of Fame Committee. Manages judges travel and accommodations, hotel contracts, contest host relationships.
2017 Advisory Board
Dean Broadbent
Judging Administrator - Recruits and assigns contest Judges. Develops and coaches aspiring new judges. Liaison between SFWGA Directors and Judges for score and commentary clarification.
Kathy Porter
SFWGA President
Classification Committee Chairperson - Reviews performance and score metrics and verifies that units compete in the appropriate classification.
Adam Sage
Educational Director
Howard Brown
Parliamentarian - Monitors voting at membership meetings to ensure quorum requirements are met and are in compliance with SFWGA Bylaws.
Walt Braithwaite
Marketing/SFWGA Foundation Director - Oversees recruitment of new programs into the SFWGA, merchandising, corporate sponsorships, and the Alumni Association.
2017 Contest Administration
Kathy Porter
Contest Director
Gene Remillet
Contest Announcer
Sally Rodriguez
Score Tabulation
Kelly Dowd
DigiTab and Contest Web Services
Matt Forest
Music and Audio Systems
Jessica Horn
Judging Administrator
Bill Dowd
Contest Host Administrator
Sean Smyth
Timing and Penalties
Howard Bown
Contest Facilitator
Mike Rodriguez
Performance Starter
Professional and Strategic Alliances
The SFWGA is a Circuit Partner of Winter Guard International
Judges Accommodations are provided at the Westin Fort Lauderdale
Placement Awards are created in the USA by Blue Fire Artistic Creations
Championship Medals are created in the USA by Crown Awards
Scoring and Tabulation software by CompetitionSuite LLC
Instructor and Staff Badges by International Laminating Corp
Championship T-Shirts are printed in the USA by Lowe Gear Printing
The SFWGA website is designed and maintained by Gene Remillet
2017 Corporate Sponsorships
Fred J Miller Inc