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

✵SecretaryCydney Kirschbaum

✵VP-Communications – Clare Haygood

✵VP-FundraisingClare Haygood & Gerda Newbold

✵VP-Concert BandsKaren Wise


✵VP-Marching Band
Yunilda Esquivel

✵Jazz Band PresidentLydia Muraro

✵Tour Coordinators Janie Docter & Jennifer Raymond

  • 2018 Tour Treasurer – Janie Docter
  • Tour Medical Coordinator

Samohi Bands SMAPA Representative – Jeff Jarow

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