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

Alan Mason
Board Member, Santa Rosa Symphony

Vice President

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


James Drummy
Board Member, Ojai Music Festival


Dean McVay
Board Member, San Bernardino Symphony


Aubrey Bergauer, Executive Director, California Symphony
Jeri Crawford, President, Las Vegas Philharmonic
Sonia Marie De Leon De Vega, Music Director, Santa Cecilia Orchestra
Lacey Huszcza, Director of Advancement, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Mireya Asturias Jones, Board Member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Affiliates
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
Maya Rath, General Manager, Oakland Symphony
Nicola Reilly, Director of Developing & Marketing, Carmel Bach Festival
Janneke Straub, Director, Leadership Gifts, Los Angeles Opera
Oliver Theil, Director of Communications, San Francisco Symphony
Adrienne Valencia, Director of Education & Community Engagement, San Diego Symphony
Donna M. Williams, Board Member, Oakland Symphony
Amy Williams, Director of Education & Community Engagement, Oakland Symphony
Stephen Wilson, President & CEO, Fresno Philharmonic

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