Voting membership elects new board of directors
At its annual meeting held January 25-27 in Indianapolis, the voting membership of Drum Corps International elected a new board of directors to a one-year term.
Elected to the board were:
Mark Arnold (Blue Knights)
Roman Blenski (Pioneer)
Jim Coates (Carolina Crown)
Jeff Fiedler (Santa Clara Vanguard)
David Gibbs (Blue Devils)
George Hopkins (Cadets)
Chris Komnick (Madison Scouts)
Fred Morrison (Crossmen)
One additional director, not affiliated with a member organization, will be elected by the board in the coming weeks.
In a reorganization meeting following the election, the following officers of the board were selected:
Chairman — Jeff Fiedler
Vice-Chairman — Chris Komnick
Treasurer — Fred Morrison
Secretary — George Hopkins
The voting members recognized Greg Orwoll who retired from board participation after 22 years of service as a board member. Thanks and gratitude were also expressed to outgoing board members Tom Spataro, Mark Stasa, John Masterson and Julie Burns, for their commitment and service to the organization.