The Presidents of the United States of America, sometimes referred to as PUSA, The Presidents or Pot USA, were an American alternative rock band. The band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1993, and broke up in 2016. The three-piece group consisted of vocalist and "basitarist" Chris Ballew, drummer and vocalist Jason Finn with "guitbassist" and vocalist Andrew McKeag. "Guitbassist" and vocalist Dave Dederer was a member of the band for 11 years before leaving in 2004. The band released six studio albums during its 23-year existence.