Board of Directors - OFFICERS
Paul Sandoval is the Event Coordinator for Victory Music. He has promoted events in the Seattle area successfully for years and previously in San Francisco. Paul is a professional musician, sound man, studio engineer, and computer programmer. With an in-home studio called Deaf White Kitty Studio, he and his wife, Kathe Davis, write, perform, and record what they like to call "Neo Retro” music with their band Silver Lining.
Steve Peterson recently retired from the Victory Music board after 5 years as our website wrangler, and will as such be sorely missed. He's been actively involved in Seattle-area music for decades. A Seattle native, graduate from Western Washington University, father of two daughters, is retired from a career in software development. He is currently playing in 3 bands, and is working on becoming a better musician.
Malcolm Kennedy is currently Victory Music's Secretary, and also has been tirelessly reorganizing our formerly disarrayed storage site as well as sorting through thousands of CD submissions. In addition, he is active in the Washington Blues Society as well as booking acts for renowned Blues venue, the Salmon Bay Eagles Club in Ballard.
Stanislove got the Blues by virtue of being ethnically Polish and being born in Germany after World War 2. After coming to America he was captivated by all the music he'd never heard before, and was hooked for good: first on pop music, then the Great Folk Scare of the 60s, then jug-bands, and finally roots blues -- his spiritual home. Stan is Chief Instigator of both the Emerald City Jug Band and The RooTsters, an acoustic-guitar blues duo. Prior to being elected President of Victory Music, Stan has been serving as Volunteer Coordinator and has been hosting the Seattle open mics.
Kathe Davis is the current Treasurer for Victory Music. She is a retired Office Manager and has extensive experience in accounting, billing, and public relations. A singer-songwriter mother of 5, grandmother of 3, Kathe plays guitar, mandolin, Terz, and percussion, and has played professionally from Alaska to North Carolina and many points in between in her almost 5 decades of experience. One of her strong points is run-on sentences and she has a fairly strong sense of humor which she intends to use as a valuable tool while working on the Victory Music Board.
Laurin Gaudinier is immediate past Treasurer of Victory Music. She earned an MBA/Finance from Seattle University and has over 30 years of experience as a Financial Analyst and Manager. Laurin's musical interests include pop, folk, rock, jazz, blues and some classical. She has been writing her own songs for many years, sings and plays guitar, and also heads up Vinyl Transit, an oldies dance group.