Board of Directors

Merola Opera Program Board of Directors

Officers

Jayne C. Davis, Chairman
Carlyn Clause, President
George Crow, Treasurer
Mary Sue Bizzarri, Vice President
Dr. Joan B. Kelly, Vice President
Blanche Germain Streeter, Vice President
Lindsay MacDermid, Secretary

Past Presidents

Mrs. Starr Bruce (1957-1962)
James H. Schwabacher (1962-1991)
Dr. Jess Shenson (1991-1995)
Jayne Davis (1995-1999)
Rusty Rolland (1999-2003)
David S. Hugle (2003-2007)
Patrick Wilken(2007-2011)
Donna L. Blacker(2011-2015)

Merola Board Members

Directors

Adam Arthur Bier
Barbara Bruser Clark
Michael Colbruno
The Hon. Marie Bertillion Collins
Hugh Coughlin
Dr. James Tristan Cross
Pamela George
Mary Henderson
Melvyl Hetzel
Susan Hone
Dana Turkington Horner
David S. Hugle
Robert B. Jacoby

Michael H. Kalkstein
William W. Kwan, MD.
Nafiseh Lindberg
Sylvia R. Lindsey
John W. Lindstrom
Dr. Myron Marx
Robert B. Mison
Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
Rusty Rolland
Natalie O. Shuttleworth
Dr. David D. Stein
Ruth Uchimura
Carol Weitz
Patrick Wilken
Christopher Wiseman
Susan York
Stephen Zilles

Emeritus Directors

Peggy Dennis
Mrs. A. Barlow Ferguson

Jane Roos Le Roux
Mary Stevens Riley
Anita Weissberg

At Merola’s 2016 Annual Meeting, the following Directors were elected to a one-year term:
  • William W. Kwan, MD.
  • Ruth Uchimura
  • Christopher Wiseman
And the following directors were elected to a three-year term:
  • Mary Sue Bizzarri
  • Carlyn Clause
  • Dr. James Tristan Cross
  • Mary Henderson
  • Dana Horner
  • Michael H. Kalkstein
  • Robert B. Mison
  • Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
  • Rusty Rolland
  • Dr. David D. Stein