The Wakefield Band Patrons is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the band program at Wakefield. If you are a parent or guardian of a band student, you are automatically a Patrons member!

The Patrons were founded in 2014, and we work hard with students, families, and staff to support and strengthen our fantastic band program. We look forward to 2023-2024!

WHS Band Patrons FAQs

To view minutes from our meetings, click here. Current minutes are available on request.

Executive Board (2023-2024)

President – Megan Booth (

Vice President/Director of Fundraising – Meg Neill
Treasurer – Bobby Crider

Secretary – Cindy McGonigle

Band Director – Henry Jessup (

Committee Chairs and Other Volunteers (2023-2024)

Bake Sale Coordinator – Melanie Mickelson

Marching Band Uniform Coordinator – Carmen Rives

Uniform Assistants – Kim O’Connell/Suzy Finn

Concert/Symphonic Band Uniform Coordinator – Suzy Finn

Meal Coordinator – Melody Kisor

Meal Coordinator Assistant – Bobby Crider

Merch Coordinator – Julie Udani

Webmaster – Rob Neill/Annemarie Schoen

Assessment Coordinator – Eric McCleaf

If you are a band parent, please consider volunteering. We can get you started and provide all the help you need. Feel free to contact any board member or committee chair with any questions.