Open Positions with Region 5 Resource Staff

Please complete an application and return to Paula Land


Communications Roles:


  • Social Media – responsible for regular posting to the sairegion5 Facebook page. Look for opportunities to share news and posts from regional choruses. Invite members to post photos and content to the page. Monitor views, likes, follows and identify ways to increase. Consider other social media platforms such as Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
  • Website – responsible for the updating of the website to include regional events such as music schools, competition, events, quartet and chorus photos and contact information, history, documents to be accessed by members, etc. With the help of a Website Task Force, streamline current websites into one platform.
  • Regional Communications – create regular and consistent electronic newsletters and send to regional membership using currently approved platform. Receive communications from REC and/or International and disperse to the regional membership. Ensure the use of current email list from international. (Annual Regional Report prep and submission?)
  • Event Photography – take photos during regional competition and music schools. Upload to location for use in or directly to social media and/or website.


Marketing Roles:


  • Graphic Design – create ads for Jumbotron, flyers for events, review or create promotional materials. May serve on the Website redesign team and be a back up to the website person
  • Regional event (work with music schools and competition teams) marketing and public relations including local media opportunities. Be onsite media contact. Write and distribute press releases. Work with Education Resource Staff Team members. Serve on RCSC and music school event teams.
  • Chorus Marketing - for membership growth & retention and – in conjunction with the Membership Resource Staff team, work with choruses to specifically support their marketing and public relations efforts for membership and general promotion of the chorus and chorus events. Maintain databases for local media and advertising contacts.

Regional Governance as of May 1, 2017

Region 5 is one of 12 Sweet Adeline regions participating in a pilot program for a new form of regional government called the Regional Executive Committee (REC).  The REC consists of three Executive Direcotors who were appointed by the International Board of Directors to serve during the two-year pilot program (May 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018).

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Paula Land (Metro Mix Chorus) - Administrative Director
Annette Wallace (Acappella Omaha Chorus) - Education Director
Karen Matthews (Acappella Omaha Chorus) - Membership Director


Regional Directors and Resource Staff Members

Paula Land

Regional Administrative Director
Region #5 Executive Committee


Marketing Coordinator

Sheri Hart

Communications Coordinator

Pat Kies and Beth Hager

Financial Coordinator

Mary Kullman

Regional Secretary and ByLaws & Rules Chair

Laurel Duever-Collins

Social Media Specialist

Kim Webster

Leadership Development Specialist

Twilla Duvall

Website Specialist

Karen Matthews

Regional Membership Director
Region #5 Executive Committee

Judy Kaeser

Membership Growth, Retention & Expansion Chair

Chriss Burkey

Chartered Chapter Liaison

Jan Nolte

Alternative Membership Liaison

Nan Strutzenberg

Prospective Chapter & Revitalization Specialist

Annette Wallace

Regional Education Director
Region #5 Executive Committee

Charyl Barr

Chorus Director Liaison

Ellen Hartz

Special Projects Assistant

Kay Bromert

Arranger Education Specialist

Bettye Hubbard

Faculty Specialist

Lori Carrender


Susan Ives

General Education Specialist


Quartet Education Specialist


Dennery Martinez

Young Women in Harmony Specialist

Ros VanHecke

Facilities Coordinator

Ros VanHecke

Chair of the Regional Convention


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