ABOUT SVWAA

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Our mission is to provide performance opportunities to winter ensembles from local high schools and middle schools in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. We are a circuit of integrity, ran by our own members to serve our students and colleagues in an inclusive way. We welcome you and your ensembles to join us. Please join our email list to receive updates and information throughout the year.

President
Eric Ramirez

Director of Bands
Hanford West High School

Vice President

Shawn McElhaney

Director of Bands

Lemoore High School

Treasurer

Ruben Amavisca

Golden West High School

Exeter High School

Secretary
Arriyanna Hernandez

Hanford West High School

Colorguard Reps
Brandon Gladden, Washington Union/El Diamante High School
Mercedes Trejo, Fresno Unified Schools
Junior High Rep
Zach Black, Wilson Middle School
Judge Coordinators:
Mark Hammons, Percussion

Heather McKeithen, Guard
Percussion Reps
Art Nunez, Golden West & Exeter High Schools
Yasmine Brakens, Washington Union High School
Social Media Rep
Frank Hernandez, Lemoore High School
Executive Director:
Stephanie Calonge