Council 2022-2023

Abby Petersen – President
Abby is a fourth-year music education student and self-proclaimed band geek. She plays the oboe, loves to travel, and is very excited to work with BUSMEA this year as President to bring some great professional development opportunities to BU students!

Faith Colobong – Vice-President
Faith is currently a fourth-year Music Education student majoring on the trombone. Her teachable minor is in English and cites Vladimir Nabokov, James Baldwin, Allen Ginsberg, and Sylvia Plath as some of her favourite writers/poets. This is her third year serving on the BUSMEA council and is excited to enter another in-person (yay!) school year.

Leeanne Gerry – Secretary
Leeanne is a second year Music Education student who plays the clarinet and is studying chemistry as her second teachable subject area. Aside from her obvious love of music, she loves to read and practically lives off coffee. 2022-2023 marks Leeanne’s first year on council, where she will fill out the role of secretary. Leeanne is very excited to provide valuable contributions to the school this year as a member of BUSMEA. 

Kendra Martinussen – Corresponding Officer
Kendra is a third year Jazz Saxophone and Music Education Major. Kendra obviously loves listening to jazz and loves a good cup of tea. This is her first year on the BUSMEA council, she was voted in as the 2022/2023 BUSMEA Corresponding Officer. Kendra is excited to provide the BUSMEA weekly eNews to BU Music Students.

Janina Macalalad – Media Relations Officer
Janina is a fourth-year Music Education student with a teachable minor in Psychology. She is a jazz bass major and this is her third year on council. Her favourite music genres are R&B and neo-soul, and she drinks too much coffee for her own good. Janina is eager to be back on campus for another fun year and she is excited to contribute as the Media Relations Officer!