From the Madison Scouts: The Madison Scouts are pleased to announce that Bill Howard has been named business manager. Howard, a founding member of Drum Corps International, has been involved with the drum and bugle corps activity for 60 years. He is an alum of the Madison Scouts and a member of the DCI Hall of Fame. Howard will be working closely with Executive Director Jeff Spanos and the corps' board of directors on financial planning and strategy for the organization. Additionally, he will be facilitating and mentoring the administrative team and volunteers. "We are incredibly fortunate to have someone of Bill's capacity serving the organization as business manager," said Spanos. "He has wealth of knowledge both in business and the drum corps activity and has already proven himself to be an incredible resource. I very much look forward to working with Bill on a daily basis as we continue to build the Madison Scouts." From Phantom Regiment: Eric Sabach has joined the Phantom Regiment management team as director of business development. He comes to Rockford after a 15-year career in sales and marketing and has worked with many Fortune 500 companies as well as several college and professional sports teams. "This is a great opportunity to positively affect both the organization and its talented members," Sabach said. "I plan to utilize the depth and reach of my sales, product and brand marketing abilities to their fullest. Phantom Regiment is truly one of the iconic drum corps in the world, and I am proud to be a part of the team." From Santa Clara Vanguard: Santa Clara Vanguard is pleased to announce the appointment of Desiree Dela Pena as director of the organization's Children's Adventures in Movement (CAM) program. CAM was established in September 2001 as a creative dance outreach program to provide Santa Clara and surrounding communities with an alternative to formal dancing.