Melissa Ngan, Executive Director, ex-officio, Algonquin IL
Faculty, Carthage College and DePaul University

Tad Gray, President, Wilmette IL
Wealth Advisor, Buckingham Strategic Wealth

Bill Bein, Vice President, Chicago IL
Former Lead Designer, Achieve Global

Jocelyn Saxon, Treasurer, Chicago IL
Director/Chief of Staff, Global Investment Solutions, UBS Global Asset Management

Peter Vale, Chicago IL
Director, Vale Craft Gallery

Alex Goodin, Chicago IL
Bassist, Fifth House Ensemble


Janet Barrett
Marilyn Pflederer Zimmerman Endowed Scholar in Music Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Chelsea Valenzo Duggan
Founder, Milestar Babies

Scott Harrison
Executive Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Edna Landau
Director of Career Development, The Colburn School
Former Sr. Vice President and Managing Director, IMG Artists

Brad Norton, PHR, PMP
Quota and Incentives Manager, Abbott Laboratories Founder, Norton Creative Solution

Donna E. Norton, Ph.D.
Curriculum Specialist, Author, Pressor Emerita, Texas A&M University

Dr. Penny Silvers, Ed.D.
Curriculum Specialist, Faculty, DePaul University School of Education

Dr. Rita Simo
Founder, People’s Music School

Caen Thomason-Redus
Senior Director of Community & Learning
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Allison M. Volkman
Development Consultant, AMV Consulting


James Buckhouse
Corporate Marketing Director, Twitter

Cliff Colnot
Principal Conductor, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW Series

Russell Dagon
Former Professor of Clarinet, Northwestern University

Gail Williams
Professor of Horn, Northwestern University Founding Member, Chicago Chamber Musicians

Victor Yampolsky
Director of Orchestras, Northwestern University