Founded on principles of service to Santa Susana High School and dedication to its performing arts programs, Santa Susana Performing Arts Boosters (SSPAB) strives to advocate for those programs within the school and the surrounding community; to promote program performances and activities, encouraging attendance by students, parents, friends and community members; to support the programs and their directors/teachers with volunteers and fundraising; and to assist graduating performing arts program students by providing scholarships.
Santa Susana Performing Arts Boosters (SSPAB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, public charity in operation to support all Performing Arts programs at Santa Susana High School.
Our organization began years ago as the Santa Susana Instrumental Music Boosters but over the years has grown to include 5 departments:
Instrumental Music (IM)
Vocal Music (VM)
SSPAB is an all volunteer organization which includes an executive board, dues-paying members, volunteers, and donors.
The 2020-2021 SSPAB Board Members:
Publicity/Communications: Kurt Hernandez
Membership: Lianne Coleman
Webmaster/Social Media: Meredith DeVere
Scholarship: Mike James
Instrumental Music: Lori Cromley
Stagecraft: Laura Mayoral
Theatre: Shari Scola, Karen Rich & Judy LeBron
Vocal Music: Laurie Harrison (VM Admin.) Lisa Flores & Meredith DeVere
Dance: Lee Martz & Donna Boyd Grey
Pact Foundation: Sue Martinez
School Administration: Aimee Spurbeck-Boian: AP
SSPAB meet monthly, along with school administrators, to coordinate plans for supporting the Performing Arts Departments.
Department Representatives assist each Performing Arts Department Director and Student Leadership Officers in organizing events and fund-raising efforts for their individual departments.
Boosters volunteer their time as chaperons and assistants for Performing Arts events such as performances and competitions.
Boosters host concession sales and/or fundraisers at most Performing Arts events. Money raised through the Boosters goes back into the Performing Arts Departments for such things as: