Board & Staff

Administrative Staff

John Mangum Executive Director/CEO, Margaret Alkek Williams Chair
Pam Blaine Chief of Education and Community Engagement
Elizabeth S. Condic Chief Financial Officer
Vicky Dominguez Chief Operating Officer
Nancy Giles Chief Development Officer
Gwen Watkins Chief Marketing Officer

Christine Kelly-Weaver Executive Assistant/Board Liaison

Michael Arlen, Associate Director, Individual Giving and Major Gifts
Rachel Bosworth, Manager, Special Events
Julie Busch, Manager, League Relations and Fundraising
Steve Covington, Director, Endowment and Planned Giving
Timothy Dillow, Director, Special Events
Amanda Dinitz, Major Gifts Officer
Samuel Garciá, Development Assistant
Sydnee E. Houlette, Manager, Donor Services and Stewardship
Jessica Jelinek, Development Associate, Gifts and Records
Leticia Konigsberg, Director, Corporate Relations
Mary Beth Mosley, Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship
Tyler Murphy, Development Officer, Major Giving Groups
Shane Platt, Development Associate, Individual Giving
Martin Schleuse, Development Communications Manager
Molly Simpson, Director, Individual Giving and Major Gifts
Christine Ann Stevens, Major Gifts Officer
Christina Trunzo, Associate Director, Foundation & Government Grants

Allison Conlan, Director, Education
Emily Nelson, Associate Director, Education and Community Engagement
Ana Rodriguez, Education and Community Engagement Manager
Garrett Shaw, Education & Community Engagement Coordinator

Brittany Basden, Support Engineer
Robert Boyd, Budget Manager
Henry Cantu, Accountant II
Kimberly Cegielski, Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist
Joel James, Senior Human Resources Manager
Morgana Rickard, Controller
Gabriela Rivera, Senior Accountant
Anthony Stringer, Director, IT
Tanya Lovetro, Director of Finance
Ariela Ventura, Office Manager/Human Resources Coordinator
Lee Whatley, Senior Director, IT and Data Analytics

Mark Bailes, Marketing Coordinator
Calvin Dotsey, Communications Specialist
Heather Fails, Manager, Ticketing Database
Kristin Hawkins, Graphic Designer
Kerry Ingram, Director, Digital Marketing
Kathryn Judd, Director, Marketing
Mateo Lopez, Assistant Manager, Patron Services Center
Melanie O’Neill, Creative Specialist
Sarah Rendón, Front of House Manager
Mireya Reyna, Public Relations Coordinator
Vanessa Rivera, Digital Marketing Manager
Ashley Rodriguez, Patron Services Senior Representative
Eric Skelly, Senior Director, Communications
Jenny Zuniga, Director, Patron Services

Carlos Andrés Botero, Musical Ambassador
Becky Brown, Director, Operations
Stephanie Calascione, Artistic Operations Assistant
Anna Diemer, Chorus Manager
Jessica Fertinel, Assistant to the Music Director
Michael Gorman, Orchestra Personnel Manager
José Rios, Assistant Stage Manager
Josh Hall, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Aspen McArthur, Assistant Librarian
Michael McMurray, Assistant Librarian
Lesley Sabol, Director, Popular Programming
Brad Sayles, Recording Engineer
Stefan Stout, Stage Manager
Thomas Takaro, Librarian
Meredith Williams, Associate Director, Operations
Rebecca Zabinski, Director, Artistic Planning

Society Board of Trustees

President Janet F. Clark

Immediate Past President Steven P. Mach

Chairman Bobby Tudor

General Counsel Paul R. Morico

Chairman Emeritus Mike S. Stude

Secretary Barbara McCelvey

Chair, Popular Programming Danielle Batchelor

Chair, Finance Barbara J. Burger

Chair, Artistic & Orchestra Affairs Brett Busby

Chair, Pension Mary Kathryn Campion, Ph.D.

Chair, Governance and Leadership Brad W. Corson

Chair, Development Viviana Denechaud

Chair, Community Partnerships Tracy Dieterich

Chair, Volunteers & Special Events Mary Lynn Marks

Chair, Education Billy McCartney

At Large Robert Peiser^

President, Houston Symphony Endowment Alexandra Pruner^

Chair, Strategic Planning David Pruner

Chair, Marketing and Communications Manolo Sánchez

Immediate Past Chair, Chair, Audit Jesse B. Tutor

President, Houston Symphony League Maureen Higdon^

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada^

Executive Director/CEO John Mangum^

Musician Representative Adam Dinitz^

Musician Representative Mark Hughes^

Musician Representative Mark Nuccio^

Assistant Secretary Christine Kelly-Weaver^

^Ex-Officio

Farida Abjani
Michael W. Adler
Marcia Backus
Janice Barrow**
Danielle Batchelor
Gary Beauchamp
Marie Taylor Bosarge
Ralph Burch
Barbara J. Burger
Brett Busby
Andrew Calder
Janet F. Clark
Michael H. Clark
Brad W. Corson
Viviana Denechaud
Michael Doherty
David Frankfort
Ronald G. Franklin
Sippi Khurana, M.D.
Rochelle Levit, Ph.D.
Cora Sue Mach**
Steven P. Mach
Paul M. Mann, M.D.
Jay Marks**
Mary Lynn Marks
Rodney Margolis**
Billy McCartney
Barbara McCelvey
Alexander K. McLanahan**
Paul R. Morico
Robert Orr
Cully Platt
David Pruner
John Rydman**
Helen Shaffer**
Jim R. Smith
Miles O. Smith
Mike S. Stude**
William J. Toomey II
Bobby Tudor**
Betty Tutor**
Jesse B. Tutor**
Judith Vincent
Margaret Alkek Williams**
Scott Wulfe
David Wuthrich

 

Ex-Officio

Mary Kathryn Campion, Ph.D.
Tracy Dieterich
Sergei Galperin
Maureen Higdon
Mark Hughes
Nina McGlashan
Mark Nuccio
Robert A. Peiser**
Gloria Pryzant

**Lifetime Trustee

Philip Bahr
Devinder Bhatia, M.D.
James M. Bell
Nancy Shelton Bratic
Terry Ann Brown**
Dougal Cameron
Mary Kathryn Campion, Ph.D.
John T. Cater**
Evan Collins, M.D., MBA
Andrew Davis, Ph.D.
Tracy Dieterich
Terry Elizabeth Everett
Kelli Cohen Fein, M.D.
Jeffrey B. Firestone
Eugene Fong
Julia Anderson Frankel
Betsy Garlinger
Evan B. Glick
Susan Hansen
Eric Haufrect, M.D.
Gary L. Hollingsworth, M.D.
Brian James
Joan Kaplan
I. Ray Kirk, M.D.
Ulyesse LeGrange**
Carlos J. Lopez
Michael Mann, M.D.
Jack Matzer
Jackie Wolens Mazow
Gene McDavid**
Gary Mercer
Marilyn Miles
Janet Moore
Bobbie Newman
Scott Nyquist
Edward Osterberg Jr.
Robert A. Peiser**
Gloria G. Pryzant
Tadd Pullin
Roman Reed
Gabriel Rio
Richard Robbins, M.D.
J. Hugh Roff Jr.**
Miwa Sakashita
Manolo Sánchez
Ed Schneider
Michael E. Shannon**
Kafi Slaughter
Robert Sloan, Ph.D.
Tad Smith
Ishwaria Subbiah, M.D.
L. Proctor (Terry) Thomas
Shirley W. Toomim
Andrew Truscott
Margaret Waisman, M.D.
Fredric Weber
Mrs. S. Conrad Weil
Robert Weiner
Vicki West
Steven J. Williams
Frank Wilson
Ed Wulfe**
Ellen A. Yarrell
Robert Yekovich
Frank Yonish

 

Ex-Officio

Ann Ayre
Jennifer Gravenor
Alexandra Pruner
Art Vivar
Jessie Woods

**Lifetime Trustee

Houston Symphony Endowment

Alexandra Pruner, President
Gene Dewhurst
James Lee
Jerry Simon
William J. Toomey II
Fredric A. Weber

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