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Staff & Board

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Portland Symphony Orchestra Phone:


Executive Director Carolyn Nishon, ext. 303 cnishon (at) portlandsymphony.org

Group Sales & Patron Services Manager Kayla Adelman, ext. 301 kadelman (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Finance Beth Ansheles, ext. 302 bansheles (at) portlandsymphony.org

Concert Manager Joe Boucher, ext. 400 jboucher (at) portlandsymphony.org

Donor Relations & Database Manager Lindsay Chard, ext. 311 lchard (at) portlandsymphony.org

Annual Fund & Leadership Gifts Officer Lindsay Conrad, ext. 316 lconrad (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Education & Community Engagement John Elliott, ext. 308 jelliott (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Marketing & Communications Gusta Johnson, ext. 402 gjohnson (at) portlandsymphony.org

Graphic & Digital Designer Sarah A. McCullough, ext. 310 smccullough (at) portlandsymphony.org

Special Events Manager & Board Liaison Melanie Morse, ext. 305 mmorse (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Development Leah Robertson, ext. 304 lrobertson (at) portlandsymphony.org

Music Librarian Will Silvers, ext. 313 wsilvers (at) portlandsymphony.org

Finance Coordinator Sarah Sullivan, ext. 302 ssullivan (at) portlandsymphony.org

Director of Artistic Operations Eva Tartaglia, ext. 312 etartaglia (at) portlandsymphony.org

Orchestra Personnel Manager & Community Programs Assistant Martin Webster, ext 314 mwebster (at) portlandsymphony.org

Usher Coordinator Faith York, ext. 315 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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