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Our Team


Eric and Sheryl Kolb

Board of Directors

Sheryl Kolb, President

Melanie McGee, Treasurer

Stacey VanBeek, Secretary

John Ponder, Board Member


Eric Kolb, Executive Director (also known as Director of Songs)

Brad Newton, Director of Smiles


Magazine Review Team

Magazine Distribution Team

Singalong Show Engagement Team

Special Event Team

Our Team: Sheryl and Her Mom

President and co-founder Sheryl Kolb, with her mom, Trish, in 2009

Our Team: Melanie and Jeff

Our treasurer, Melanie, and her husband, Jeff, enjoying the entertainment at a Songs & Smiles family event in 2017

Our Team: VanBeek Family

Our secretary, Stacey, with her husband, Kelly, and their daughters, Grace and Sydney, visiting Magic Kingdom Park in 2018

Our Team: John Ponder and Family

The Ponder family in 2017 (clockwise from top right): John; his wife, Nancy; daughter, Anna; sons Joe, Mike, and Chris; and dog, Rebbe

Group of volunteers

Volunteers at the first Songs & Smiles event in 2017

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