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 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (2020-2021)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Peggy Cravens, Chairman of the Board
  • Dr. Elizabeth Smalley,¬† President
  • Isabel Chapman, First Vice President¬† & Special Events Chair
  • John Bayless, Artistic Director & Composer in Residence
  • Carole J. Westrick-Bomar, Esq, Vice President, Marketing
  • Michael Foster, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Dr. Joan RuBane, Ass’t Treasurer & Associate Artistic Director
  • Suz Hunt, Vice President, Strategic Planning Chair
  • JoAnn Wellner, Vice President, Development
  • Bill Bramer, Member-at-Large
  • Jessica Greene, Member-at-Large
  • Sandra Woodson, Member-at-Large

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

GENERAL BOARD

  • Dr. Betty Baxter
  • Lillian Birer-Lapidus (In Memoriam)
  • Mary Ellen Blanton
  • Lois Darr
  • Dr. Earl Mason (In Memoriam)
  • Penny Mason
  • Michael Masser (In Memoriam)
  • Robin Montgomery, Chair Grants (In Memoriam)
  • Juan Parker, Education Co-Chair
  • Julisa Parker, Education Co-Chair
  • Mary Lou Solomon
  • Joyce Stein
  • Paul G. 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
  • Herbert Stessin (in memoriam)
  • Earl Wild (in memoriam)

ARTISTIC COMMITTEE

  • John Bayless, Co-Chair
  • Dr. Joan RuBane, Co-Chair
  • Dr. Stewart Gordon
  • Norman Krieger
  • Bill Marx
  • Jon Nakamatsu
  • Orli Shaham