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Board and Staff

Officers

Wendi Kushner
Chairman

Jon Nash
President

Jo Anne Christian
Vice President Advocacy

Colleen Cole
Vice President Development

Curby Conoley Tableriou
Vice President Community Program

Michael Erspamer
Vice President Education

Rob Hagelberg
Vice President Trustees

Stephen S. Jeffrey
Vice President Finance

Beverly Redden
Internal Audit

Michael S. Metteauer
Legal Counsel

Jim Whorton
Vice President Special Funds

Kyle Penrose
Vice President Strategic Planning

Marilyn Davis Rabkin
Secretary

Bruce Stuckman, Ph.D.
Vice President Governance

Eva Womack
Vice President Advocacy

Ernest Auerbach
Past President

Trustees

Janice Miller Abrams
Betsy Ashcraft
Sandy Ball
Polly Barbaro
Tina Barrett, Ph.D
Frances E. Blank
Mary Ellen Borgelt
Matt Curtis
Paula Damore
Lilliana Ruiz Garcia
Jerry Gatlin
Jim Green
Laura Gutierrez-Witt
Andrew Heller
David Jabour
Jeffrey Kodosky
William W. Krumpack
Carol Logan
Carlos Lowenberg, Jr.
Marcy Melanson
Jane Parker
Graydon Parrish
Brian H. Powell
Beverly Redden
The Honorable Amalia
Rodriguez-Mendoza
Hardy Thompson
David N. Tobey, Jr., M.D.
Elisabeth Juen Waltz
Cornelia Foster Wood

Advisory Trustees

Ray Benson
Thomas B. Martin
Robert Mettlen, Ph.D.
William B. Mitchell
Andrew Schwartz

Trustees Emeritus

Frederick S. Addy
Ada Anderson
James C. Armstrong
Suzannah Cox Barnebey
Philip W. Barnes
Helen Baxter
Amelia Bullock
Paul Burns, M.D.
Nell Dale, Ph.D.
Harvey Evans, D.D.S.

Doyle M. Fellers
Dave Harrington
Betty King
Edythe Kruger
Lloyd Lochridge
Susan Lubin
The Honorable Lyndon
Olson, Jr.
William B. Paddock
H. Robert Powell

Gay Ratliff
Dottie Rutishauser
Harriet Rutland
Katharine Shields
Suzanne Shore
R. Clint Smith
Philip Spertus
Connie Webb
Catherine Wildermuth, Ph.D.

Mailing Address

Austin Lyric Opera
3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758

Offices 512.472.5927
Box Office 512.472.5992

Joseph SpecterJoseph Specter

General Director
512.610.7689

Maestro BuckleyRichard Buckley

Artistic Director
512.610.7689

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Eva Kuhlman
Director of Administration and Finance
512.610.7667

Holton Johnson
Associate Director of Administration
512.610.7666

DEVELOPMENT
Angela M. Bonnici
Director of Individual Giving
512.610.7668

Dianne Van Hulle
Patron Services Manager
512.610.7684

PRODUCTION
Vincent E. Herod
Technical Director
512.610.7673

Elden Little, DMA
Music Administrator
512.610.7675