Board of Directors

The Waring’s General Board of Directors meets three times a year. The Executive Committee is elected from the standing board to make executive decisions and set policy. The Officers are elected annually by the General Board. The Executive Committee meets as often as needed, usually 10 times a year. We are proud to announce the 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (2019-2020)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Peggy Cravens, Chairman of the Board
  • Sandra Cooper Woodson, President
  • Dr. Betsy Smalley, First Vice President
  • John Bayless, Artistic Director & Composer in Residence
  • Carole J. Westrick-Bomar, Esq, Vice President, Marketing
  • Isabel Chapman, Secretary & Key Players Chair
  • Bill Bramer, Treasurer
  • Dr. Joan RuBane, Ass’t Treasurer
  • Rev. Patty Spicer, Vice President, Key Players Chair
  • JoAnn Wellner, Vice President, Development
  • Mary Ellen Blanton, Vice President, Education Co-Chair
  • Suz Hunt, Vice President, Strategic Planning Chair
  • Michael Foster, Member-at-Large
  • Jessica Greene, Member-at-Large

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

GENERAL BOARD

  • Dr. Betty Baxter
  • Lillian Birer-Lapidus (In Memoriam)
  • Jean C. Carrus
  • Lois Darr
  • Dr. Earl Mason (in Memoriam)
  • Penny Mason
  • Michael Masser (in Memoriam)
  • Robin Montgomery, Chair Grants
  • Juan Parker, Education Co-Chair
  • Julisa Parker, Education Co-Chair
  • Mary Lou Solomon
  • Joyce Stein
  • Paul Waring

EMERITI:

HONORARY ARTISTIC BOARD

  • Francesco Carotenuto
  • Richard and John Contigulia
  • Peter Duchin
  • Marilyn Horne
  • Marta Casals Istomin
  • Byron Janis
  • Gladys Krenek (in Memoriam)
  • Anton Nel
  • Carlo Ponti, Jr.
  • David Robertson
  • Ann Schein
  • Orli Shaham
  • Herbert Stessin (in memoriam)
  • Earl Wild (in memoriam)