ACSO Board of Directors

Our committed and talented Board meets quarterly and is comprised of leaders from the classical music community throughout the state of California.


Debbie Chinn
Executive Director, Carmel Bach Festival

Immediate Past President

Kelly Ruggirello
Executive Director, Long Beach Symphony

Vice President

Sean Sutton
Executive VP & C.O.O., Pacific Symphony

Vice President

Paul Jan Zdunek
Chief Capital Development Officer, Singpoli Capital Corporation


Maya Rath
General Manager, Oakland East Bay Symphony


Dean McVay
Board Member, San Bernardino Symphony


NancyBell Coe, Board Member, Ojai Music Festival
Sonia Marie De Leon De Vega, Music Director, Santa Cecilia Orchestra
James Drummy, Shareholder, Poindexter & DoutrĂ©, Inc.
Mireya Jones, Board Member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Affiliates
Cristine Kelly, Executive Director, Music in the Mountains
Bruce Kiesling, Music Director, Tulare County Symphony
John Mangum, President & Artistic Director, Philharmonic Society of Orange County
Kathryn Martin, Vice President, Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
Meghan Martineau, Artistic Administrator, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Alan Mason, Board Member, Santa Rosa Symphony
Nicola Reilly, Director of Marketing & PR, Carmel Bach Festival
Chris Rountree, Artistic Director & Conductor, wild Up
Janneke Straub, Director, Leadership Gifts, Los Angeles Opera
Oliver Theil, Director of Public Relations, San Francisco Symphony
Adrienne Valencia, Director of Education & Community Engagement, San Diego Symphony
Donna M. Williams, Board Member, Oakland East Bay Symphony

Directors Emeriti

Suzanne Dewar, Pebble Beach
Polly Fisher, Executive Director (ret.), Santa Rosa Symphony
G. Michael Gehret, Associate Director (ret.), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Sharon C. McNalley, Board Member, Philharmonic Society of Orange County; Hutchins Consort
Stephen (Mike) Morris, Past President, Ojai Music Festival
Deborah Rutter, President, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Louis G. Spisto, Lou Spisto Arts Management LLC
Joseph Truskot, Staff Writer, The Salinas Californian