Lee Carlson is an adjudicator for Bands of America, Drum Corps International, and winter guard circuits throughout the United States. He was Visual Caption Head for DCI for three years and served an additional two years as one of the Visual Judge Liaisons. Currently, Carlson is serving as the Judge Recruiting and Training coordinator for DCI. He has been on panels for the British Marching Band Championship, Drum Corps Japan, Marching Band Japan, and both winter guard and marching band shows in the Netherlands. He has been drill designer for the University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band for the last 31 years. Carlson lives in Palm Springs, California, where he owns and operates his pottery studio.