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2019-2020 Board of Directors

Officers

  • Chairman – Ernest Butler, MD
  • President – Mrs. Karen Leeke
  • Executive Vice-President – Mr. James D. Green, Jr.
  • Secretary – Mrs. Janice Miller Abrams
  • Asst. Secretary – Mrs. Wendy Wyman Lary
  • Treasurer – Mr. Paul Bancroft
  • Legal Counsel – Mr. William H. Bingham
  • VP Budget/Finance – Mr. Ronald C. Jernigan
  • AVP Budget/Finance – Mr. Marvin Brittman
  • AVP Budget/Finance – Mr. Ben Bentzin
  • AVP Budget/Finance – Mr. Doug Hartman
  • VP After-Concert Party – Mrs. Pamella Bock
  • AVP After-Concert Party – Mrs. Kilyong Natho
  • VP Business Gifts – Mr. James M. Denholm, III
  • AVP Business Gifts – Karl Holtzman
  • VP Concert Hospitality – Mr. Robert DeWitt
  • AVP Concert Hospitality – Mrs. Jeanne Hoisington
  • AVP Concert Hospitality – Mrs. Jeani Smith
  • VP Diversity/Com Engage – Mr. Darren Gibson
  • AVP Diversity/Com Engage – Ms. Susan Salch
  • VP-Education – Mrs. Susan Douglas
  • AVP-Education – Mr. Bruce Grube
  • VP-Endowment – Mr. Tom Sellers
  • AVP Endowment – Mrs. Linda van Bavel
  • AVP Endowment – Mrs. Mary Ann Heller
  • VP-Government Affairs/State – Mr. Jay B. Stewart
  • AVP-Government Affairs/State – Mrs. Mary Padgett
  • AVP-Government Affairs/City – Ms. Lesley Varghese
  • VP-Guest Artists – Mrs. Pamella Bock
  • AVP-Guest Artists – Mrs. Kilyong Natho
  • VP-Individual Gifts – Mrs. Anna Speir
  • AVP-Individual Gifts – Mrs. Marsha Staats
  • VP-Nominating Committee – Mr. William F. Stutts
  • AVP-Nominating Committee – Mrs. Paula Damore
  • VP-Orchestra Hospitality – Dr. P. Roger Williamson
  • AVP-Orchestra Hospitality – Mrs. Sherri Davis
  • VP-Symphony Square – Mr. Steve Wilson
  • AVP-Symphony Square – Mr. Roger Borgelt

Executive Committee Ex-Officio

  • Endowment Advisory Chair – Ernest Butler, MD
  • Member-at-Large – Mr. Thomas Neville
  • Member-at-Large – Mr. Daniel B. Powell, III
  • Member-at-Large – Mr. Joe E. Holt
  • President, Women’s Symphony League – Mrs. Jene’ Bearse
  • President-elect, Women’s Symphony League – Mrs. Jennifer Bell
  • Chancellor, Knights of the Symphony – Mr. Michael Baselice
  • President, BATS – Miss Sylvia Mayer
  • Arbor Series Chair – Mr. Jonn Cherico

Board of Directors At-Large

  • Mr. John H. Akin
  • Ms. Joy Authur
  • Mrs. Kathleen Ford Bay
  • Lisa Boice
  • Mrs. Grace Boner
  • Mr. Robert J. Brooks
  • Mr. Bill Buchholz
  • Ms. Stephanie Cagniart
  • Jamie Chandlee*
  • Ms. Adrianne Clay
  • Mr. C. Wade Cooper
  • Mr. Doug M. Danforth
  • Exalton A. Delco, Jr., PhD
  • Mr. John A. Fibiger
  • Mrs. Karen Gernstein
  • Mrs. Elena Goyanes
  • Mrs. Beth Grimm
  • Mrs. Jennifer Gravenor*
  • Mrs. Claudette Hartman
  • Mrs. Alegria Arce Hibbetts*
  • Mr. Bill Hopkins
  • Ms. Andrea Horner
  • Mr. Robert Huthnance
  • Mrs. Lisa Irvin
  • Dr. Michael Jarratt
  • Mr. Steve Kahng
  • Mr. William F. Kemp
  • Lee Kugle
  • Jonathan Lass
  • Judge Lora Livingston
  • Dr. John R. McFarlane
  • Mr. Rodney Molitor
  • Mr. Alex Pettitt*
  • Dr. James A. Prentice
  • Mr. Reagan Reaud
  • Mr. Craig Reid
  • Dr. William H. Rice
  • Dr. Alan Sager
  • Ms. Susan Salch
  • Mrs. Anne Schwetman
  • Dr. Jonathan Sessler
  • Dr. Eric Tiblier
  • Dr. Eric Venditti
  • Mr. Patrick L. Watkins
  • Mr. Jim Whorton
  • Mrs. Sonia Wilson
  • Mr. R. Marvin Womack
  • Mrs. Nancy Young
  • Mr. Carlos Zaffirini, Jr.

Board of Directors At-Large Ex-Officio

  • Past-President, BATS (Be At The Symphony) – Mr. Ben Heitner
  • Orchestra Representative –Mr. Kurt Moede
  • Superintendent, Austin Independent School District – Dr. Paul Cruz
  • Superintendent, Round Rock Independent School District – Dr. Steve Flores
  • UT Butler School of Music – Dr. Mary Ellen Poole

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members

  • ASO Executive Director – Anthony J. Corroa
  • ASO Music Director – Maestro Peter Bay

Directors Emeritus

  • Mr. Fred S. Addy
  • Mrs. Pat Harris
  • Mr. Ben Morgan
  • Mr. Sander W. Shapiro
  • John Youngblood, MD

Honorary Advisory Council

  • Dr. Collette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University
  • Dr. George Martin, St. Edward’s University
  • Mrs. Custis Wright