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Portland Symphony Orchestra Phone:


Executive Director
Carolyn Nishon, ext. 161
cnishon (at) portlandsymphony.org

Group Sales & Patron Services Manager
Kayla Adelman, ext. 171
kadelman (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Finance
Beth Ansheles, ext. 162
bansheles (at) portlandsymphony.org

Concert Manager
Joe Boucher, ext. 167
jboucher (at) portlandsymphony.org

Donor Relations & Database Manager
Lindsay Chard, ext. 169
lchard (at) portlandsymphony.org

Annual Fund & Leadership Gifts Officer
Lindsay Conrad, ext. 170
lconrad (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Education & Community Engagement
John Elliott, ext. 166
jelliott (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Marketing & Communications
Gusta Johnson, ext. 163
gjohnson (at) portlandsymphony.org

Graphic & Digital Designer
Sarah A. McCullough
smccullough (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Development
Leah Robertson, ext. 165
lrobertson (at) portlandsymphony.org

Interim Music Librarian
Will Silvers, ext. 168
wsilvers (at) portlandsymphony.org

Finance Coordinator
Sarah Sullivan, ext. 162
ssullivan (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Artistic Operations
Eva Tartaglia, ext. 164
etartaglia (at) portlandsymphony.org

Orchestra Personnel Manager & Community Programs Assistant
Martin Webster, ext. 172
mwebster (at) portlandsymphony.org

Usher Coordinator
Faith York
psoushers (at) aol.com

Board of Trustees


Janice P. Gerry


Rick Abbondanza
Stephanie Bowe
Lucas Desmond
James D. Konkel
Mary B. Neal
Wendy Suehrstedt
Kathryn P. Whitmore


Ken Blaschke
Carole Case
Dan Crewe
Vicki J. Gordan
Elizabeth Mitchell Hunt
Gretchen Johnson
James P. Karen
Colleen Khoury
Kimberly Lehmann
David Leopold
Gregory Link
Nicola Morris
Kenny Nelson
Elizabeth Osborn
Jen Segal
Marcia Sharp
Lendall Smith
William Thornton
Breda White


Colleen Khoury, Chair
Jerry Angier
Jonathan W. Ayers
Sally Bancroft
Susan Dench
Austin H. Farrar
Karen E. Foster
Vincent E. Furey, Jr.
Deborah Galarneau
Ed Gardner
Phyllis Givertz
Jerome F. Goldberg
Lynn Goldfarb
Linda L. Graffam
Deborah F. Hammond
Peter Haynes
Anne Jackson
Jerry W. Johnston
Jeff Kane
Senator George Mitchell
Robert Nanovic
Leonard M. Nelson
Merle Nelson
Mary P. Nelson
Herb Paris
Sam Parkhill
Norman Rapkin
Jack Riddle
Sally Serunian
Ed Simensky
Ann Spaulding
Patricia Spock
Lyle Voss

Verrill, General Counsel


Jeremiah D. Newbury
Peter S. Plumb
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