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Marine Band Members
Communication Strategist
Staff Sgt. Isaac Mei

Communication Strategist Staff Sergeant Isaac Mei of Morgantown, W.Va., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in August 2023.

Staff Sgt. Mei began his musical training in piano at age 6 and percussion at age 11. He also began musical training in voice at age 12 and continued for 9 years. Upon graduating from Morgantown High School in 2010, he attended Alderson Broaddus University in Philippi, W.Va., where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in music in 2014. He performed with “The West Virginians,” Alderson Broaddus University’s premier touring vocal ensemble, from 2010-2014. In 2017, Staff Sgt. Mei completed his master’s degree in integrated marketing communications at West Virginia University.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Staff Sgt. Mei was the Social Media Editor for Pew Research Center, where he managed social media strategy, digital marketing, and branding efforts for the organization.

As a communication strategist, Staff Sgt. Mei promotes Marine Band performances and educational resources by developing and producing content for social media and online use; coordinates publicity campaigns for performances, special events, and national concert tours; represents “The President's Own” at concerts and national conventions.

Members

Master Sgt. Richard Dickerson
Stage Manager

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Charles Terry Jr.
Chief Stage Manager

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Cpl. Jerry Herrera
Supply Clerk

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Cpl. William Cooks
Supply Clerk

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Lance Cpl. Jacob Harpe
Supply Clerk

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Master Sgt. Kathryn Woltanski
Supply Chief

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Lance Cpl. Guillermo Martinez
Administrative Clerk

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Staff Sgt. Davin BrinkClapp
Administrative Chief

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Cpl. Omar Andres
Administrative Clerk

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Gunnery Sgt. Jamie Schwendinger
Information Systems Administrator

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Staff Sgt. Dahrion Johnson
Information Systems Administrator

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Staff Sgt. Christian Thesken
Digital Content Creator

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Master Sgt. Brian Rust
Creative Lead / Assistant Communication Strategy Chief

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Master Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali
Communication Strategy Chief

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Staff Sgt. Tucker Broadbooks
Communication Strategist

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Staff Sgt. Chase Baran
Senior Communication Strategist

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Staff Sgt. Aram Piligian
Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Ophir Paz
Assistant Chief Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Claude Lumley
Video Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Fookson
Video Recording Engineer

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Gunnery Sgt. Michael Ducassoux
Chief Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Jacob Cypher
Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Elena Specht
Librarian

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Gunnery Sgt. Charles Paul
Chief Librarian & Historian

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Gunnery Sgt. Tilden Olsen
Assistant Chief Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Tammy Lau
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Bradley Geneser
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Philip Espe
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Anya Brodrick
Librarian

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Master Sgt. Steven Williams
Operations Chief

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Staff Sgt. Jacob LeJeune
Operations Specialist

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Master Sgt. Jennifer Jensen
Operations Specialist

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Gunnery Sgt. Scott Ninmer
Arranger

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