CHOPS' STAFF

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    Interim Executive Director

    Member-at-Large, Board of Directors

    MEGAN O'LEARY

    Megan joined the Chops' family in 2020 and brings with her a long history of successful organizational development in both nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Learn more about Megan »

  • CHRISTOPHER BELICH

    Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band Director

    Chris has been performing with the Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band since 2014, and has traveled to Trinidad on several occasions, resulting in firsthand experience of steel pan in its original soca and calypso styles. Learn more about Chris »

  • MATT CLARK

    Tin Cups Director

    Matt has performed with Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band since 2017, and has been the director of Tin Cups since the Summer of 2018. Learn more about Matt »

  • JEREMY HARVEY

    Educator, Pan Outreach Program

    Jeremy has over 10 years of experience teaching private percussion lessons and is thrilled to be a part of the Pan Outreach program. Learn more about Jeremy »

  • MATT KETTELHUT

    Drum Corps Co-Director

    Matt Kettelhut is an EDM solutions software engineer, percussionist, composer and educator in the Twin Cities area. Currently the Program Coordinator for Chops Drum & Bugle Corps. Learn more about Matt »

  • JEREMY KUNKEL

    Pan Outreach Program Director

    Jeremey is the founder of the Pan Outreach program and Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band, and is thrilled to be leading a program that combines music education and pan. Learn more about Jeremy »

  • KATHY LISKA-JACKSON

    Drum Corps Co-Director

    Charitable Gambling Manager

    Program Support Manager

    Member-at-Large, Board

    Kathy been Chops’ charitable gambling operation’s manager since 2018, co-director since 2019, and has provided org-wide coordination services since 2016. Learn more about Kathy »

  • SARAH MATHIAS

    Educator & Video Producer, Pan Programs

    A flute and piccolo performer of 20+ years, Sarah studied flute under Dr. Melissa Krause at St. Cloud State University, MN. Learn more about Sarah »

  • JEFF MOHR

    Educator, Pan Outreach Program

    Player, Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band

    Member-at-Large, Board of Directors

    Bio coming soon...

  • "CEDRIC" NORBERG

    Colorguard & Winterguard Director

    Cedric is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where he spent three years studying dance while earning a B.A. in English. He has been working with high school Colorguards since 2006, and alternated marching with Chops, Inc. and the Govenaires from 2007 to 2018. In addition to all things ‘guard-related, Cedric loves to read critical analyses of media, especially film. Learn more about Cedric »

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