Board of Directors

Merola Opera Program Board of Directors

Officers

Patrick Wilken, Chairman
Carlyn Clause, President
Jayne C. Davis, Vice Chairman
Dr. James Cross, Vice President
Pamela George, Vice President
Dr. Myron Marx, Vice President
George Crow, Treasurer
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)

Past Chairmen

James H. Schwabacher (1991-2006)
Jayne Davis (2006-2018)

Directors

Adam Arthur Bier
Jennifer Brahm
Mary Sue Bizzarri
Barbara Bruser Clark
Michael Colbruno
The Hon. Marie Bertillion Collins
Ashley Crawford
Jeanne Dorward
Beatrice Gomory
Mary Henderson
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
Mr. Donald L. McGee
Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
Dr. David D. Stein
Blanche Germain Streeter
Ruth Uchimura
Susan Walker
Olivia Ware
Carol A. Weitz
Christopher Wiseman
Susan York
Dennis Zhang
Stephen Zilles

Emeritus Directors

Donna L. Blacker
Peggy Dennis

Anita Weissberg

At Merola’s 2017 Annual Meeting, the following Directors were elected to a one-year term:
  • Beatrice Gomory.
  • Susan Walker
And the following directors were elected to a three-year term:
  • Barbara Bruser Clark
  • George Crow
  • Jayne C. Davis
  • Robert B. Jacoby
  • Dr. Joan B. Kelly
  • William W. Kwan, MD
  • Myron Marx, MD
  • Blanche Germain Streeter
  • Ruth Uchimura
  • Patrick Wilken
  • Christopher Wiseman
  • Susan York