The BRPB Board Members
The Big Red Pep Band Board plans and oversees the activities of the band. While they meet
formally only a few times per semester, the members of the board work year-round to ensure
smooth operations. They show extreme dedication to the band, and their efforts are greatly
appreciated. Elections are held in December, and, with the exception of Conductors, the
positions are held for the following calendar year. Conductors' terms last only one semester,
and their elections are held in May and December.
Pep Band Manager: Susan Eichhorn
The Pep Band Manager runs the band administratively. The manager organizes the schedule
for each semester, plans road trips, keeps track of points, and enforces all rules
(such as only 25 instruments at NCAA events). The 2017 manager is
Susan Eichhorn '18
For a list of past managers, see here
Conductors: Alex Fernandez and Snigdha Sharma
The Pep Band Conductors conduct the band at events and run weekly rehearsals. They
also can choose to add songs to the band's repertoire. The Spring 2017 conductors
are Alex Fernandez '19 and Snigdha Sharma '18.
For a list of past conductors, see here
Treasurer: Zachary Brothers
The Pep Band Treasurer is tasked with organizing and managing the band's budget. The
treasurer works with BRBAA and the SAFC to ensure funding for road trips and more.
The 2017 treasurer is Zachary Brothers ’20.
Secretary: Michael “Mearle” Earle
The Pep Band Secretary takes minutes at all Pep Band Board meetings and sends out
reminders with memes before events. The 2017 secretary is Michael Earle ’20.
Librarians: Brian Scaramella and Michael Miller
The Pep Band Librarians are responsible for distributing sheet music to band members.
This includes making complete folders at the beginning of the year, copying new music
for the entire band, and getting missing to music to those who request it. The 2017
librarians are Brian Scaramella '18 and Michael Miller '19.
Historians: Jessi Hersh and Maria Komorowski
The Pep Band Historians are responsible for documenting the band's many appearances
and putting these photographs and videos up for public display. The historians
Big Red Pep Band Facebook page
for this purpose, as well as
on Twitter and
The 2017 historians are Jessi Hersh ’19 and Maria Komorowski ’19.
Equipment Chair: Magnus Hoglund
The Pep Band Equipment Chair ensures that all instruments are in playable condition.
The equipment chairs fix instruments when possible, and send them out to be fixed
when a problem needs to be professionally addressed. The 2017 Equipment Chair is
Magnus Hoglund ’20.
Fundraising Chair: Claire Coulter
The Pep Band Fundraising Chair is responsible for acquiring funds for the band to cover
trip and instrument expenses. The 2017 Fundraising Chair is Claire Coulter '17.
Social Chairs: Ji Ann Greenberg ’19 and Peter Cook ‘20
The Pep Band Social Chairs organize events so that band members have the
opportunity to interact outside of usual performances and rehearsals. The
social chairs encourage members get to know each other and build friendships
while participating in activities such as ice skating and bowling. The 2017
Social Chairs are Ji Ann Greenberg ’19 and Peter Cook ‘20.
Webmaster: Magnus Hoglund
The Pep Band Webmaster is tasked with updating and maintaining the pep band website.
The webmaster is also free to make improvements to the website as deemed necessary.
The 2017 Webmaster is Magnus Hoglund ’20.