SMBF Management Team

Marching Band Affairs Chair


Jay Wardeska serves as the director of bands and music department chair for the Brunswick City Schools in Brunswick, Ohio. At Brunswick High School, he directs the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Marching Band as well as teaching AP Music Theory and Music Appreciation. Jay lives in Medina with his wife Amy.



Marching Band Adjudications Chair


Chris Carmean is an Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor at Pickerington H.S. North. A graduate of Miami and Duquesne Universities, he has performed with the Pittsburgh and Columbus Symphonies and the Troopers D&B Corps. Chris is an adjudicator for SE and MB Adjudicated Events, serves as Marching Band Adjudications Chair on the AE Committee, and is a C. Alan Publications Composer. He is a Level 1 graduate of the Marching Roundtable Judges Academy.