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Sarah DiVenere

Sarah has been with BBWE since 2011.  She is integral to supporting the board and giving direction to the group.  Sarah plays clarinet and percussion.

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Niece Zabawa

Niece is a mother of 3 children.  She has been a music teacher for 20 years and has been with BBWE since 1998.  She aids the band with the organization of BBWE's music library, furthermore she is integral to supporting the board and giving direction to the group.  Niece plays Bass Clarinet.

Tad Bartles


Tad Bartles

Tad is BBWE's secretary, who maintains the boards secretarial functions, inclusive of, but not limited to: Board meeting minute records, member attendance, and general communications.  He plays clarinet and he joined BBWE in the mid-90's.

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Jon Lamkins

Jon plays Bass Clarinet and Baritone Sax for BBWE, and has been a member since 2016.  He joined the board in 2019 and became Treasurer in 2021.   He resides in Southington.


Board Member At Large

Jill Van Duyn

Jill plays flute and piccolo, and has been with BBWE since 2010.  She graduated from Hartt College with a degree in music education.  She has taught and performed solos and in small and large ensembles in the Hartford area for many years.  Jill currently resides in Bloomfield with her husband, Keven.

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Board Member At Large

Open Position

Please email if you are interested in this role.

Bridget Logan

Board Member At Large

Bridget Logan

Bridget plays clarinet for BBWE and has been a member since 2001.  While not a professional musician she loves playing all types of music with the band, especially medleys from popular Broadway musicals.  Bridget resides in Harwinton.


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Lynnette Senetcen


Board Member At Large

Taylor Cote
Taylor plays clarinet and has been with BBWE since 1997.  He is a former US Army National Guard musician with the 102nd Band for 9 years.