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Our committed and talented Board is comprised of leaders from the classical music community throughout the state of California and Western U.S. For the 2023-24 membership year, the Board will meet in October, November, February, May, and July.


Elizabeth Shribman

Chief of Staff
San Francisco Symphony

Vice President
Jamei Haswell

Board Member
Santa Rosa Symphony & League of American Orchestras


Interim Treasurer
Donna M. Williams
Board Member
Oakland Symphony

Chelsea Chambers
Executive Director
Peninsula Symphony of Northern California



Ellen Armour Stein

Marketing & Development Director
Fresno Philharmonic

Jessica Bejarano

Founder and Music Director, San Francisco Philharmonic / Curator & Scholar in Residence, San Francisco Opera

Connor Bogenreif

Career Advisor & Adjunct Faculty
College of Performing Arts,
Chapman University

Nora Brady

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Amanda Wu Chroust

Mid Market Account Executive

Jeri Crawford
Las Vegas Philharmonic

Jenny Darlington-Person

Executive Director
Music in the Mountains

Dr. Kevin Eberle-Noel

Executive Director
Redlands Symphony

Loribeth Gregory-Beck

Education Manager
Museum of Ventura County

Dr. Mieko Hatano

Executive Director
Oakland Symphony

Giuliano Kornberg
Executive Director
Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

Dean McVay 
Partner, Lewis Brisbois / Immediate Past President, San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra

Paul Meecham
President & CEO
Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Akilah Morgan
Associate Executive Director
Inner City Youth Orchestra of
Los Angeles

Jonathan Rios
Director of Major Gifts &
Parent Giving
USC Thornton School of Music

Scott Vandrick 
Senior Director of Advancement
The Music Center

John Wineglass
JW Productions, LLC


2023/24 Board Committees

Executive: Elizabeth Shribman, President; Jamei Haswell, Vice President; Donna Williams, Interim Treasurer; Chelsea Chambers, Secretary

GovernanceJamei Haswell (chair), Loribeth Gregory-Beck, Miekto Hatano, Akilah Morgan, Scott Vandrick

Internal Affairs: Donna Williams (interim chair), Jeri Crawford, Giuliano Kornberg

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI): Nora Brady (co-chair), John Wineglass (co-chair), Jessica Bejarano, Connor Bogenreif

Development: Giuliano Kornberg (co-chair), Jonathan Rios (co-chair), Jenny Darlington-Person, Kevin Eberle-Noel, Amanda Wu Chroust

Strategic Planning: Paul Meecham (chair), Ellen Armour, Chelsea Chambers, Jamei Haswell, Dean McVay

Directors Emeriti

G. Michael Gehret, Associate Director (ret.), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Mireya Asturias Jones, Volunteer, Los Angeles Philharmonic Affiliates
Sharon C. McNalley, Board Member, Philharmonic Society of Orange County; Hutchins Consort 
Stephen (Mike) Morris, Past President, Ojai Music Festival 
Kelly Ruggirello, President, Long Beach Symphony
Deborah Rutter, President, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Kris Sinclair, Executive Director Emeritus, Association of California Symphony Orchestras 
Louis G. Spisto, Lou Spisto Arts Management LLC
Sean Sutton, Executive VP & COO, Pacific Symphony
Joseph Truskot, Staff Writer (ret.), The Salinas Californian