The Samohi Band Parents Association (BPA) is part of the Santa Monica Arts Parents Association (SMAPA), a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, Tax ID 95-2563339.

Scroll down for BPA contact information, or use the contact form to send us a private message. Click HERE to view contact information for the directors and staff of the Samohi Band program.

Officers & Chairs of the BPA or “SMAPA-Bands”

Click on the job title to read the job description (if available). Click on the job holder’s name to send that person an email.

Titles with an asterisk ✵ are members of the BPA Executive Board.

✵PresidentAlisa Stewart


✵TreasurerYolanda Lewis

Cydney Kirschbaum

Clare Haygood & Gerda Newbold

✵VP-Concert Bands
Karen Wise

✵VP-Marching Band
Yunilda Esquivel

✵VP-Jazz Bands
 – Please contact Jazz Band Director Tom Whaley for information about this position.

✵Tour Coordinators 
Janie Docter & Jennifer Raymond

  • 2018 Tour Treasurer – Janie Docter
  • Tour Medical Coordinator

Samohi Bands SMAPA Representative
– Jeff Jarow

Send us your question or comment,

and we will forward it to the appropriate officer or chair: