2022 Elections

2022 Marching Chiefs Alumni Board of Directors Elections and Revised Charter and Bylaws Vote

Please take the time to review the below Board of Directors candidate biographies and MCA Charter and Bylaws revised documents before casting your vote. We appreciate you taking the time to participate as a member of the MCA!

Biographies:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATES

1. Keva Dallas is re-running for her position on the Board of Directors.

Keva Dallas, FSU Class of 2018, marched with the Marching Chiefs from 2013-2017 and graduated in spring of 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Marketing. She is a a Shift Leader and Marketing Manager for Chick-fil-A South Magnolia Drive in Tallahassee. During her time at Florida State, Keva was a member Seminole Sound, Campus Band, and FSU Flute Choir, performed independently with the Thomasville Road Baptist worship ministry, and performed solo for special events with Chick-fil-A Capital Circle. Currently she facilitates a Youth Band at Thomasville Road Baptist Church, runs sound and sings for a local worship band, is involved with the Marching Chiefs Alumni Band, and is involved with the Lofty Pursuits Community Band.

2. Michael Resnick is re-running for his position on the Board of Directors.

Michael Resnick plays the tuba and was a member of the Marching Chiefs from 2009 to 2012 where he served as a row leader and participated in the Volleyball Pep Bands, Seminole Sound, Campus Band, and Summer Band, as well as previously volunteering as a member of the game day equipment staff for the Marching Chiefs. Michael is the webmaster of the MCA website. Currently, Michael lives in Orlando and is an Information Security Manager for Ferguson Enterprises.

3. Page Stuart Curry, FSU Class of 1995, fulfilled a lifelong dream by playing clarinet in the Marching Chiefs from 1988 to 1990. She graduated from FSU in 1995 with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology.  She is from Tallahassee, has lived all over the great state of Florida, but is back home in Tallahassee now.  Page is happily married with three children, one who attends FSU today. As a self employed contract Project Manager, Page uses her free time to serve as executive leadership for a diocesan summer camp, leads a youth group at church, and cheers on her daughter who is a collegiate volleyball player! Page has always been a Nole and enjoys giving back to her Seminole community.

4. Lisa Hetrick, FSU Class of 1982, played clarinet in Marching Chiefs (Go Pieces!), from 1978-1982. She also participated in Concert Band and Pep Band. She was a member of Tau Beta Sigma and served as Chaplain for several semesters.  Lisa was previously on the Board from 1995-1998 and lives in Tallahassee. She is active in the local music community, participating with Band Alumni for the Seminole Sound Pep Band when the students are not available, the Lofty Pursuits Marching Band, Tallahassee Civic Chorale, and Capital City Band.  She graduated from FSU in 1982 with a degree in Rehabilitation Services and currently works for the State of Florida for the Department of Children and Families as the Substance Abuse and Designation Licensing Supervisor for the NW Region.

5. Troy Mahler, FSU Class of 2007 (BS) & 2013 (MS), played tuba in the Marching Chiefs from 2002 to 2006, serving as a Row Leader during his 5th year. He also played with the Campus Band from 2005-2007. Troy continues to play with the alumni bands, participating at Homecoming and with the Seminole Sound Pep Band during the holiday breaks. Being a Tallahassee native, Troy grew up with strong ties to FSU, which lead to his desire to be in the Marching Chiefs at an early age. Troy worked at FSU from 2008-2013 in University Housing and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. He is currently the Director of Student Records at Tallahassee Community College and adjuncts for College Success. He is also a current member of the Lofty Pursuits Marching Band. Troy graduated from FSU with his B.S. in Social Science and M.S. in Higher Education, Student Affairs.

6. Hannah Pucciarelli, was a member of The Royal Flush from 2014-2017, where she served as row leader for two seasons. She became a brother of Kappa Kappa Psi in Fall of 2015, and served as Vice President, Secretary, and Director of Membership, as well as assisting with the Marching Chiefs 5K. Hannah also participated in Seminole Sound, Campus Band, and the PRISM ensemble, Brass Machine, during her time at FSU. Upon graduating with her undergraduate degree in Retail Merchandising and Product Development, Hannah now resides in Atlanta, GA and is a Online Merchandising Analyst for The Home Depot. She has participated in Alumni Band and loves coming back to Tallahassee to cheer on the Noles!

7. Doyle David Smith, FSU Class of 1987, played Tuba in Marching Chiefs. He was on staff. He was a band manager and a copyist. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music at Florida State University. During his years at FSU, he studied under James Croft, Bentley Shellahamer, Phillip Spurgeon, Robert Sheldon, and Paul Ebbers. He has performed with the Bay Wind Band, the St. Andrew Bay Orchestra, Tallahassee Brass Quintet, Cascade Brass Quintet, and is a charter member of Tallahassee Winds.  Doyle has spent the last forty years in the hospitality industry and has recently retired and opened his own business. He has also continued to support the Chiefs with video interviews on LIT, Live-In-Tallahassee. Tallahassee is his permanent residence.


EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITION – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

1. Michael Toker Staden is re-running for the position of Executive Director.

Michael Toker Staden played Tuba in FSU Bands from 1986 to 1991, participating in Marching Chiefs (Royal Flush), Pep Band, and Concert Band. He was also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi, and he served as Vice President during the 1988 calendar year. Michael has been very active as a FSU Bands Alumnus. He works with Dr. David Plack, Director of Athletic Bands, to have Band Alumni and local musicians play for the Seminole Sound Pep Band for volleyball and basketball games when the student members are not available. He's also the assistant director of the Lofty Pursuits Community Marching Band. This group performs in parades and community events in the Tallahassee area. Michael lives in Tallahassee and is the Operations Manager of the Florida Public Service Commission.


MARCHING CHIEFS ALUMNI REVISED CHARTER AND BYLAWS

The Marching Chiefs Alumni organization Charter and Bylaws documents were recently overhauled to account for changes and expand on guidance and procedures since it's last adoption in April 1999. Please review the below proposed revised documents. Once reviewed, cast your vote whether or not to adopt these revised documents in the below ballot. The original Charter and Bylaws documents can be found here for your reference. If you have any questions, concerns, and/or suggested edits prior to casting your vote, please email [email protected] Major suggested revisions will not be considered at this time but potentially may be considered for adoption in a future vote. 

New Charter and Bylaws:

NEW FSUMCA Charter - Proposed Revisions

NEW FSUMCA Bylaws - Proposed Revisions

 

Casting your votes:

After reviewing the above, please cast your votes here. Please vote for no more than four (4) candidates for Board of Directors. Ballots with more than four votes will be deemed invalid and not counted. The window for voting will close on Sunday, September 25 at 11:59pm.


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