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Proud Sponsor of the Visalia Band Invitational
 
 

High School Marching Band Parade & Field Show
 

 
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 Welcome to the Visalia Band Invitational "Music in Motion"

 

 Parade Competition Step-Off Time 7:30 AM 

Stadium Gates Open at 9:00 AM - First Band Competes at 11:45 AM 

 

Grand Marshal
 Dr Todd Oto, Ed.D.

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A 1980 graduate of Fresno High School, Dr. Oto received a Bachelor’s degree in History from San Francisco State University, and also a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Education from California State University, Fresno.  He earned a Master’s degree in Education from CSU Fresno; and in 2003, completed a Doctoral degree through the Joint Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership at University of California Davis and CSU Fresno. 


In 1987, Dr. Oto started his career in education as a drafting teacher at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, California.  In 1998, he became a school administrator and has held a wide range of management positions, including instructional dean, assistant principal, continuation school principal, high school principal, area superintendent, assistant superintendent, and, from January 2016 to June 2019, he served as superintendent of Visalia Unified School District.

A2 District Govenor
Lion William "Van" Vanlandingham
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Lion W. “Van” VanLandingham, was born and raised in Tulare, CA, graduating from San Francisco State with a Microsoft Computer Engineer degree, and from Pentecostal Bible College with a BS in Theology. Van also served his country and is a disabled Army Veteran from the Vietnam era.

Currently Van is working with Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force as a Master Trainer for Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Training.  His office is located at the Porterville Wellness Center, where he holds Support Groups for LGBTQ, Veteran’s and Survivors of Suicide Loss. 

Van’s Lions career started in 2009, becoming a chartere member of the Visalia Pride Lions Club.  He served as the 1st Vice President for two terms, President for one term and Secretary for two terms.  He has been involved with the District as Cabinet Secretary, Student Speaker Contest Chair and Student Speaker Foundation Liaison, Public Relations and Lions Information Chair, Sight/Hearing Chair, White Cane and MD4 Marketing Communications. Van currently serves as USA Leo Leadership Foundation Trustee, bringing our Leos together for a Annual USA/Canada Leo Leadership Forum. Also, he is on the MD4 Youth Outreach Committee, working with our Leo and youth branches of the Multiple District and local communities.

Lion Van is the Prevention Youth Summit Coordinator in Tulare and Kings Counties, amember of Tulare-Kings County Suicide Prevention Task Force Committee, representing the LGBTQ and other youth Community, and a member of the Two Spirits Advisory Committee for the State of California, and the Central Valley Suicide Prevention Network.  His main goal is to make a safer community for all diverse populations so that they may obtain their dreams and goals.

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