Staff & Board

ASO Staff

Executive

Finance

Artistic/Production

Education

Development

Marketing

Ushers

2020-2021 Board of Trustees

Officers

  • Chairman – Ernest Butler, MD
  • President – Mr. Ben Bentzin
  • Past President – Mrs. Karen Leeke
  • Executive Vice-President – Mrs. Linda Van Bavel
  • Executive Vice-President – Mr. Ronald C. Jernigan
  • Chair Development – Mr. Tom Sellers
  • Secretary – Mrs. Janice Miller Abrams
  • Asst. Secretary – Mrs. Wendy Wyman Lary
  • Legal Counsel – Mr. William H. Bingham
  • Chair Concert Hospitality – (Pending)
  • Vice Chair Concert Hospitality – Mrs. Jeanne Hoisington
  • Vice Chair Concert Hospitality – Mrs. Jeani Smith
  • Chair Business Gifts – Mr. Eric Venditti
  • Vice Chair Business Gifts – Mr. Bob Brooks
  • Chair Endowment – Mr. Doug Danforth
  • Vice Chair Endowment – Mrs. Mary Ann Heller
  • Chair Individual Gifts – Mrs. Anna Speir
  • Vice Chair Individual Gifts – Mrs. Marsha Staats
  • Chair Diversity/Com Engage – Mr. Darren Gibson
  • Vice Chair Diversity/Com Engage – Ms. Susan Salch
  • Chair Education – Mrs. Susan Douglas
  • Vice Chair Education – Mr. Bruce Grube
  • Chair Finance – Mr. Tom Green
  • Vice Chair Finance – Mr. Marvin Brittman
  • Vice Chair Finance – Mr. Douglas Hartman
  • Chair Governance – Mr. William F. Stutts
  • Vice Chair Governance – Mrs. Paula Damore
  • Chair Government Affairs – Mr. Jay Stewart
  • Vice Chair Government Affairs – Mrs. Lesley Varghese
  • Chair Guest Artist – Mrs. Pamella Bock
  • Vice Chair Guest Artist – Mrs. Kilyong Natho
  • Chair Orch. Hospitality – Mr. Roger Williamson
  • Vice Chair Orch. Hospitality – Mrs. Sherri Davis
  • Chair Symphony Square – Mr. Steve Wilson
  • Vice Chair Symphony Square – Mr. Roger Borgelt

Executive Committee Ex-Officio

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

Board of Directors At-Large

  • Mr. John H. Akin
  • Ms. Joy Authur
  • Paul Bancroft
  • Mrs. Kathleen Ford Bay
  • Lisa Boice
  • Mrs. Grace Bonner
  • Mr. Bill Buchholz
  • Ms. Stephanie Cagniart
  • Ms. Adrianne Clay
  • Exalton A. Delco, Jr., PhD
  • Mr. Jim Denholm
  • Mrs. Lindsey Rima Felix*
  • Mr. John A. Fibiger
  • Mrs. Karen Gernstein
  • Mrs. Elena Goyanes
  • Mrs. Jennifer Gravenor
  • Mrs. Anne Greenway
  • Mrs. Claudette Hartman
  • Mrs. Alegria Arce Hibbetts
  • Mr. Karl Holtzman
  • Mr. Bill Hopkins
  • Ms. Andrea Horner
  • Mr. Robert Huthnance
  • Mrs. Lisa Irvin
  • Dr. Michael Jarratt
  • Mr. Steve Kahng
  • Mr. William F. Kemp
  • Mr. Micah J. King*
  • Lee Kugle
  • Jonathan Lass
  • Judge Lora Livingston
  • Dr. John R. McFarlane
  • Mr. Chad Peevy*
  • Mr. Alex Pettitt
  • Mr. Daniel J. Price*
  • Mr. Reagan Reaud
  • Dr. William H. Rice
  • Mr. Pasha Sabouri*
  • Dr. Alan Sager
  • Dr. Jonathan Sessler
  • Mr. Christopher Sibley*
  • Dr. Eric Tiblier
  • Mr. Patrick L. Watkins
  • Mr. Jim Whorton
  • Mr. Matt Williams*
  • Mr. R. Marvin Womack
  • Mr. James Wood
  • Mr. Carlos Zaffirini, Jr.

Board of Directors At-Large Ex-Officio

  • Past-President, BATS (Be At The Symphony) – Ms. Sylvia Mayer
  • Orchestra Representative –Mr. Kurt Moede
  • Superintendent, Austin Independent School District – (Pending)
  • 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. Eva Gayle Gibbs
  • Mrs. Pat Harris
  • Mr. Ben Morgan
  • Mr. James Prentice, MD
  • Mr. Sander W. Shapiro
  • Mrs. Sonia Wilson
  • Mrs. Nancy Young
  • John Youngblood, MD

Honorary Advisory Council

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