Board of Directors
Dewey Asbach - President
Dewey Asbach is a native of Ashland, WI and a graduate of UMD. His introduction to the world of work was as the often abused radio intern for KZIO radio in the late ‘90’s where he remained as a morning show host for several years. For the past 17 years he has been employed by AMSOIL, INC., working within the communications, marketing, and I.T. departments to support AMSOIL's independent Dealer Network. Dewey’s enthusiasm and attention to detail are a welcome addition to the NoteWorthy Kids Board of Directors.
Laurie BoeDee - Vice President
Laurie BoeDee is a new arrival to the Twin Ports area, coming from Austin, Texas, where she was an instructor for the Austin Lyric Opera, and a member of the Texas Music Educators Association. She brings a treasure trove of experiences in teaching, performing, recording and as a small business owner of BoeDee’s Music Enterprizes. Laurie currently teaches private and group lessons, conducts workshops and enjoys coaching “theater kids” as well as church worship leaders who desire to improve their vocals and elevate their worship delivery and experience.
Joshua Lehigh - Secretary
Joshua Lehigh is band director at Denfeld High School. His teaching experience includes pre-K general music all the way through high school band. He has a master's degree and doctoral work in Philosophy of Education at Indiana University. Additionally, he enjoys playing trumpet and is currently playing in the Owl's Club Big Band.
Rose Chu - Treasurer
Rose Chu is an ardent supporter of youth and community arts, she has volunteered with Duluth and Superior public school music and theater programs, the Duluth Superior Symphony Youth Orchestras, Duluth Playhouse and Minnesota Ballet, and was a Depot Outreach artist-in-residence program manager. She is pleased to serve with NoteWorthy Kids in supporting and creating lifelong-enriching music education opportunities as others did for her two children.
RaeAnn Hamlin is the owner of Hamlin Music Academy (HMA), which she started at the age of 18.She earned a BA at the College of St. Scholastica in Piano Performance/Pedagogy and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM). In addition to teaching lessons at HMA, she was also a piano instructor at St. Scholastica, a pianist and organist for St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Superior, WI and performs at numerous events throughout the year. She is a member of the Music Teachers’ National Association and has served as the Arrowhead Music Teachers’ Association president and is vice-president of the Duluth Music Teachers’ Association. Rae Ann also owns Hamlin Music, a talent agency that provides entertainers for a variety of public and private events. She has been active as a member of the West Duluth Business Club since 1995, having also served on its board of directors and Spirit Valley Days Committee. She has also served as a board member of the Spirit Valley Citizens Neighborhood Development Association.