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Board President
Dr. Paul F. Doerksen 

Associate Professor of Music Education
Duquesne University, Mary Pappert School of Music

Dr. Becky Stephan

Fairview Elementary School

Vice President
Dr. Sarah Tambucci 

Director (Retired)
Arts Education Collaborative

Erika Deiseroth 

Senior Manager, Assurance & Advisory Services
Grossman, Yanak & Ford, LLP 


Stephen Botos: VP, Sales and Marketing, Aerotech

Dr. Kymberly Cruz: Senior Program Officer, Arts Education, Pittsburgh Public Schools

Devin Cygnar: Sr VP, Head of Marketing, SERVICELINK

Dr. Ketaki Desai: Director, Growth Capital, FORTYx80

James Doyle: Executive Director – Pittsburgh, Higher Achievement, Pittsburgh

Edwina French: Executive Director, Pittsburgh Youth Chorus

Lizz Helmsen: Managing Director, Carter

Stephen Kostyniak: Associate Principal Horn, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra;
Artist Lecturer in French Horn, Carnegie Mellon University School of Music

Beth Ober: Business Manager, Family House

Ted Ruscitti: Founder and President, On-Air Research

Dr. James Swindal: Dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts,
Duquesne University

Thomas Walters: Executive Director, Sweetwater Center for the Arts

Jodi Weisfield: Vice President of Development, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Christopher J. Wiker: Assurance Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Ashley Woods: President, Larkspur Oil & Gas Land Services


 Dr. Natalie Ozeas: Professor of Music Education, Director of Graduate Studies,
Carnegie Mellon University