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
Pamela George, Vice President
Blanche Germain Streeter, Vice President
Robert B. Mison, 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 Cross
Beatrice Gomory
Mary Henderson
Melvyn Hetzel
Dana Turkington Horner
David S. Hugle
Robert B. Jacoby

Michael H. Kalkstein
Dr. Joan B. Kelly
William W. Kwan, MD
Nafiseh Lindberg
Sylvia R. Lindsey
Lindsay MacDermid
Dr. Myron Marx
Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
Dr. David D. Stein
Ruth Uchimura
Susan Walker
Carol A. Weitz
Patrick Wilken
Christopher Wiseman
Susan York
Stephen Zilles

Emeritus Directors

Donna L. Blacker
Peggy Dennis

Mrs. A. Barlow Ferguson
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