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.


Kelly Ruggirello
Executive Director, Long Beach Symphony

Vice President

Debbie Chinn
Executive Director, Carmel Bach Festival

Vice President

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

Vice President

Paul Jan Zdunek
Chief Executive Officer, Pasadena Symphony & POPS


Maya Rath
General Manager, Oakland East Bay Symphony


Dean McVay
Board Member, San Bernardino Symphony


NancyBell Coe, Incredible Children's Art Network (ICAN)
James Drummy, Shareholder, Poindexter & DoutrĂ©, Inc.
Rachel Fine, Executive Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Mireya Jones, Board Member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Affiliates
Bruce Kiesling, Music Director, Tulare County Symphony; YOLA
Kathryn Martin, Vice President, Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
Meghan Martineau, Artistic Administrator, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Alan Mason, Board Member, Santa Rosa Symphony
Chris Rountree, Artistic Director & Conductor, wild Up
Janneke Straub, Executive Director, Ojai Music Festival
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
Dwyne Willis, Past President, Festival Mozaic

Directors Emeriti

Suzanne Dewar, Pebble Beach
Polly Fisher, Retired Executive Director, 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, President, Ojai Music Festival
Deborah Rutter, President, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Louis G. Spisto, Lou Spisto Arts Management LLC
Joseph Truskot, Staff Writer, The Salinas Californian