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

email: Info@SFWGA.org


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.
PaulSauberer@SFWGA.org
Jessica Horn
SFWGA Secretary, Judging Administrator - 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
Tom Slaughter
President, Florida Federation of Judges Association
Chief Judge - Recruits and assigns contest Judges.
Kathy Porter
SFWGA President
Classification Committee Chairperson - Reviews performance and score metrics and verifies that units compete in the appropriate classification.
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.
WaltBraithwaite@SFWGA.org
2017 Contest Staff
Kathy Porter
Contest Director
Gene Remillet
Contest Announcer
Mike Rodriguez
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
Joan Joselyn
Timing and Penalties
Howard Bown
Timing and Penalties
Professional and Strategic Alliances
The SFWGA is a Circuit Partner of Winter Guard International
Judging assignments are provided by the Florida Federation of Judges Assoc
Judges Accommodations are provided at the
Hyatt Place, Fort Lauderdale-Plantation
Placement Awards are provided by Blue Fire Artistic Creations
Championship action photography is provided by
Joseph Jackson Photography
The SFWGA website is designed and maintained by Gene Remillet
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