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Board of Directors

Board President
Dr. Paul F. Doerksen 

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

Devin Cygnar

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Northwest Bank

Vice President
Dr. Sarah Tambucci 

Director (Retired)
Arts Education Collaborative

Christopher Wiker

Assistant Corporate Controller


Bronwyn Banerdt: Cellist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra;

Stephen Botos: Vice President Marketing & Strategy, Aerotech

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

James Doyle: Chief Operating Officer, Environmental Charter School

Lizz Helmsen: Managing Director, Carter

Susan Marriott: Senior Legal Counsel, US HOST legal; Legal, HSBC Technology & Services (USA)

Ted Ruscitti: Founder and President, On-Air Research

Lee Saville-Iksic: Executive Director, Pittsburgh Youth Chorus

Dr. James Swindal: Professor, Henry Koren, C.S. Sp Endowed Chair, Duquesne University

Thomas Walters: Senior Director of Development and Communications, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Jodi Weisfield: Vice President of Development, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Christopher J. Wiker: Assurance Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Melissa Stephens Williamson: SVP Finance & Operations, HM Health Solutions


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