Meet Our Board

Becky Adesso


Dr. Matthew Boswell

Vice President

Ross Cawthon


Becky Adesso is a local business owner, former DeLand HS Band/Chorus Mom, and community volunteer/board member for several Volusia County non-profits. Becky was one of Matt Buth’s many Band Moms, and fondly remembers his smile, his easy nature with fellow musicians, and his unwavering dedication to his music.

Dr. Boswell currently serves as the Assoc Director of Bands at Missouri State University. He received his degrees from Florida State University, and proudly served as Director of Bands at DeLand HS from 2017-2019, where he taught Matt Buth in Band.

Ross Cawthon is the former Director of Choirs and Assistant Band Director at DeLand HS, where he taught from 2015-2023. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Louisiana State University. Ross taught Matt Buth in the DHS marching band and Jazz band. He remembers Matt as a universally loved student and a friend to every student and teacher.

Jeanne Boothe


Daniel Reed

Member At Large

Jennifer Horton

Member At Large

Jeanne Boothe is a wife, mother, local business owner, and proud 6th generation Floridian. She earned her degree in Exceptional Education from the University of Central Florida. Jeanne is currently serving as President of the DeLand FFA Alumni Assoc, and the Rotary Club of Sanford. She is an avid volunteer and is passionate about finding kids who may slip through the cracks and making them feel seen and important.

Dan Reed is first and foremost a proud father and grandfather. Dan is a local business owner, a dedicated musician, and currently serves as a City Commissioner for our beloved hometown of DeLand. As a venue owner, Dan had the great honor of not only working with Matt Buth musically, but also being his long-time friend.

Jenn Horton is an English and Language Arts teacher for Volusia County. She is also a wife, mom, author, and former DeLand HS Band Mom. She is passionate about music, books, education, and (currently) chickens! The loss of Matt Buth will always leave a hole in her, and her family’s heart. He was a huge part of their lives and always will be.

Amber Modesto

Member At Large

Amber Modesto is a mom, a local business owner, and a dedicated member of the DeLand community. Her passion for music and her ambition for a better world keeps her energized. The friendship Matt Buth gave was strong and true and still serves as an example to live by for Amber.

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