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for bpa board positions

As announced at Breakfast with the Band on 8/14, a vote will be taken for the following individuals to join the Band Parents Association Board on 8/23 at Preview Night. All band parents with students actively participating in the 2021 Band are eligible to vote. Please contact with any questions.


Kristina schaefer

individual student account (ISA) treasurer

Kristina serves as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at First Bank & Trust. Kristina also mentors as part of the school-based mentoring program, coaches Girls on the Run, and is on the Helpline Board of Directors.  In her free time, Kristina enjoys running adventures with her friends and spending time with her family - which consists of her husband Scott and daughters Olivia (freshman) and Harper (third grade). She was in marching band in her hometown and in college!


Band Parents Association (BPA) treasurer

Wendy works for the Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting and is thrilled to be helping this amazing organization. Her daughter, Brooke, is a sophomore and is part of the drumline!

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Ande Carlson has been involved with the LHS Band for…FOREVER! Her and her husband Kevin’s youngest son, Kyan, is a sophomore mellophone and their daughter Mikayla, and son Zac are veterans of the Band. She has served as the New Student Liaison, Silent Auction Co-Chair, Spat Camp Snack Co-Coordinator, marching technician, and years ago, body work choreographer (seriously!). She has been the mellophone technician since 2001. Ande plays horn professionally with the South Dakota and Sioux City Symphony Orchestras. She serves as the faculty horn instructor at Augustana and Northern State Universities & Dordt and Northwestern Colleges.

In her spare time, Ande works at Sanford Acute Care as an RN.  


vice presidents

We are actively taking nominations for this position! This position is held by 2 volunteers (married or a team of 2). For more details on the

Vice Presidents Board position, please contact

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