Saturday, September 27, 2008Glen Tuomaala, director of the Husky Sports Band at St. Cloud State and the St. Cloud Municipal Band, has been chosen president of the Minnesota Band Directors Association (MBDA) Central Region. As president, he will lead the sponsorship of an honor band for outstanding student musicians in grades 6-8 and another for grades 9-10. The MBDA assists in the development of band directors and band programs in schools, colleges and communities throughout Minnesota. The Central Region of the MBDA includes St. Cloud and the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.