Members from Tau Beta Sigma

Tau Beta Sigma

Honorary & Professional Organization

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About Our Organization

Tau Beta Sigma is an honorary service and leadership organization that serves college and university band programs through service projects, fundraisers, social events, and other projects designed to promote the welfare of those programs. The co-ed sorority established the Iota Alpha Chapter on April 21, 2001 to serve the Marist College Band. Tau Beta Sigma provides exceptional service to collegiate bands and promote equality and diversity, including empowering women in the band profession. The sorority also cultivates leadership, educational achievement, music appreciation and community development.

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Club Leadership

President: Emili Serratore, '24

  • Responsible for calling all general meetings of Tau Beta Sigma.
  • In charge of arranging for locations of executive board meetings.
  • Must complete all College paperwork, organizing the group, endorsing all checks with the Treasurer
  • Creates needed committees.
  • Aids the faculty advisor and Band in overseeing the directions and structure of meetings as necessary. 

Vice President of Membership: Melissa Hering, '25

  • Responsible for being a mentor and role model for future members of the sorority.
  • Hold weekly classes for Membership Candidates (MCs) and prepare them to become active Sisters.
  • Assist the MC’s in organizing a social, service, and legacy project.
  • Prepare continuing education activities for general member meetings and organize bonding activities such as sister dates & retreats. 

Vice President of Service: Gabby DeCicco, '24 

  • Responsible for planning service events both within the community and the band.
  • Coordinate with our brother chapter, Kappa Upsilon of Kappa Kappa Psi, to host joint service events.   

Treasurer: Emma McCormack, '26

  • Responsible for handling chapter money, creates and maintains the chapter budget
  • Keeps accurate records of all transactions, collects yearly membership dues, and plans fundraisers. 

Recording Secretary: Kendall Pastreich, '25

  • Responsible for taking attendance at every event as well as recording the minutes for every meeting.
  • Send weekly emails with updates after each general meeting.
  • Keep updated contact information.
  • Manage Priority Point distribution.
  • Handle room bookings for events and meetings. 

Alumni/Corresponding Secretary: Emily Cavanna, '26  

  • Responsible for providing information to the alumni about events.
  • Maintain connections with other chapters and create newsletters that recap TBS events 

Meeting Times

Fridays at 5:00 in MU 3202

Earn Priority Points through Clubs and Activities

To earn one (1) point: Members must attend a minimum of 50% of club/organization meetings for the semester and 50% of club/organization activities.

To earn two (2) points: Members must attend a minimum of 50% of club/organization meetings for the semester and 75% of club/organization activities PLUS the community service event.

To earn three (3) points (executive board only): Officers must attend 50% of club meetings for the semester and 100% of club activities including community service. If executive board members do not complete all of the requirements to earn three points, they will be eligible to receive up to two points based on the above criteria.

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