Formed in the spring of 1990 as part of a graduate school project led by Ms. Debbie Olson, The PCB is a 503C non-profit corporation in the State of California. As such the band qualifies as a tax-exempt organization under the Federal IRS regulations. This means that any contributions made to the band may are tax-deductible.
The band is governed by its Board of Directors, who are elected by the general band membership at an annual meeting. Board members are volunteers and officers consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and up to 5 directors-at-large. Committees include Publicity, Band Festival, and Membership.
Read a paper about the band written by Ted Foster, music teacher at Challenger Middle School in San Diego.