Liz Steele has been with the Columbus Saints Drum & Bugle Corps as the Color Guard Caption Head since 2015. In addition to the Corps, Liz co-founded the Saints Winter Guard program for the 2016 season. Her experience includes marching with the Hamilton TWP High School Marching Band and the Ohio Dominican University Marching Band. Liz also leads the Saints community outreach partnering with local community centers providing after-school guard programming.
Liz holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio Dominican University and is currently employed as a legal professional. Her hobbies include reading, music concerts, theater productions, learning vintage hairstyles, and last but not least, color guard!
WinterGuard Assistant Director
Melissa has been marching since 2003. She was a member of the Top Hats (Pittsburgh, PA) for the 2006-2007 winter season, where she marched in the TRWEA and WGI circuits. After a brief hiatus from the activity, she returned to her alma mater, Fairview High School, as the Colorguard Caption Head and held that position from summer 2010- spring 2015. Melissa joined the Erie Thunderbirds in Fall 2013 as they returned to SDCA competition, and was added to the colorguard staff mid-season. She is proud to be a DCA I&E gold medalist and a member of DCA’s Class A Best Colorguard with the Erie Thunderbirds. She has been on staff with the Columbus Saints for both outdoor and indoor programs since 2018. She is excited to bring her passion for the activity to Columbus!
In her time outside of the Saints, Melissa works in the Accounting Department for BMW Financial Services, and is attending school for a second Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Photography.
Technician and Design Consultant
Cha’La has been on the Winterguard Staff since the 2019 season, however, she has marched with the Saints Winterguard since the inaugural 2016 season.
Design Consultant and Weapon Technician