TERRY J. BLACKLEY joined the Board of Directors in 2014. Blackley brings to Pacific Crest his wide experience in teaching, directing, and building instrumental music programs as well as his administrative experience as the Dean of Fine Arts at Fullerton College for 25 years. As founder of Forum Music Festivals in California, he used his business […]
Gerry VanBooven was involved in drum corps in the early 1980’s with the Sky Ryders of Hutchinson, Kansas, and is thrilled to now be a part of the Pacific Crest family. “Drum corps involvement had a major impact on where I am today. I’ve made a commitment to support the activity that has such a […]
Howard Hsu was a member of the Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps from 1994, 1996-1999. During these seasons he attended the University of California Santa Barbara and received a Bachelor degree in both History and Geography. Howard returned to PC in 2000 as a visual instructor and was proud to see Pacific Crest finally […]
WAYNE NELSON a retired music teacher with wide experience [40 years] in all areas of music education. He is honored to be asked to return to the Pacific Crest board. Wayne is a long time supporter of the activities and goals of this positive activity for young adults. His son Carl was a three year […]
Chris Vester, Project Manager with A-Tech Systems, Inc., was a member from 1998-2002 as a contrabass performer. After aging out in the summer of 2002 he knew that would not be the end of his time and participation with Pacific Crest. Chris requested to be a part of the board of directors to add an […]
George Steele is an Attorney at Law who was drawn to PC because of the experience he had participating in Drum Corps as a youth. In 1974 he marched with a now defunct corps from Denver called the Eldoradans. In 1975 he started the season with the Capital Freelancers of Sacramento, but was unable to […]
Steven Schell, a Business Executive with 25 years in aviation services loves serving Pacific Crest on tour in the mobile kitchen as well as in the Boardroom. Steven’s marching experience (drums) with a Drum and Bugle Corps in his youth provides valued insight on the Board and allows him to participate in the planning success […]
Carter Schuld, President of Pathfinder Enterprise Group LLC, has served on the board since 1993. He believes that today’s kids need a platform that allows them to work hard and be shown reward and appreciation for their performance efforts. His support of PC since its formative years has enabled its members to enjoy opportunities to […]
Orien Pagan of Orien J. Pagan – EA and Associates states that her support of Pacific Crest originated when she attended a performance at the Diamond Bar City’s Birthday celebration many years ago. She recalls looking into the students’ eyes and being struck by the commitment and drive they projected. Orien describes their performances as […]
Debby O’Connor, an active community volunteer and former Mayor of Diamond Bar, brings a passion for supporting young people in their quest for excellence. She was drawn to supporting the youth of Pacific Crest after observing their dedication and talent develop while performing with the corps.
Phil Mortensen currently serves as the Visual & Performing Arts Coordinator for the Placentia-Yorba Linda USD and is a veteran music educator and former drum corps brass instructor (VK 1991-93). He is hopeful that his contribution to the students through his work on the board of directors will help provide a meaningful musical venue for […]
Don Gunderson, a retired music educator with 41 years of experience in the classroom, is excited about supporting an organization that provides meaningful artistic performance opportunities for young people who are taught by exceptionally well-educated and qualified instructors.
Robert Daleo, a recognized sales and marketing executive in the telecommunications industry, is extremely pleased at the opportunity of integrating and leveraging his professional strengths with his personal interests in music, service and community. Pacific Crest offers a unique platform where he can collaborate enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to develop young adults in music and […]
Ron Clark, retired Chief Financial Officer for a local city in the San Gabriel Valley, first became involved with drum corps when his son Stephen (Contra) began his five-year marching career with Pacific Crest back in 1999. His daughter Mandy (Guard) also marched for two years with PC in 2004 and 2005. Ron is always amazed […]
Troy J. Botello, Ph.D., was and is personally motivated by the skills and experiences he learned by marching, instructing, organizing, composing for, and participating in, several drum corps and bands from California. Professionally working as an arts administrator for a series of small, medium and large non-profit organizations, has made him realize just how important […]
George Perry was elected to the Board of Directors in 1996. He was originally drawn to Pacific Crest to support his son in his drum corps efforts. After a very short time George realized that the corps members were a cut above other youngsters their age and would be leaders in their future lives. He […]
Jamie Fox was born and raised in Southern California and currently resides in Huntington Beach. She is a proud Alumnae of Pacific Crest’s Front ensemble, ‘98 – ‘03. By participating as a board member she feels honored to be able to give back to a group that provided her with so many valuable opportunities and […]
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