Samantha has served on the Scott Reese Leadership Camps staff since 2005, following a year as an apprentice staff member and several years as a camper. She fills multiple roles on staff, including marching, conducting, colorguard instruction, and logistics.

Samantha holds a Bachelor of Education in Family and Human Services from the University of Oregon and an Associates in Visual Communication from Linn-Benton Community College. With hundreds of hours dedicated to serving her community, Samantha enjoys any opportunity to teach and work with people. She brings a uniquely well-rounded marching band experience, having served as a drum major, section leader, and colorguard member for her high school and college marching bands. Samantha has provided marching instruction for high schools in Virginia and Oregon, and presently works as new employee trainer at the Red Robin Albany branch. Her enthusiasm for music and passion for instruction have made her a valuable addition to our team over the years.