leadership

Executive & Artistic Leadership

General & Artistic Director Michael Egel
Music Director & Principal Conductor David Neely

Board of Directors
Executive Committee

President Craig Shadur
President-elect Susan Voss
Vice-president of Development Kevin Croft
Treasurer Karen Shinn
Secretary Emily Pontius
At-large Virginia Croskery Lauridsen
At-large Michael Patrick
Counsel to the Board James H. Gilliam

Members
Mollie Baker
Patricia Barbalato
Pat Brown
Kate Carey
Elizabeth Carter
Bryan Hall
Katherine Riley Harrington
Bruce Hughes
Patrick Kelly
Joshua Kimelman
Marla Lacey
Liz Lidgett

Nancy Main
Elizabeth Mansfield
Elvin McDonald
Adrienne McFarland
Ann J. Michelson
Diane Morain
Stephen Orr
Carolyn Pease
Rachel T. Rowley
Cherie Shreck
Stephen Stephenson
Judy Watson


Julia Hagen, Guild Council President (ex-officio)

Honorary Board of Directors
Mary Beh
Frank R. Brownell III
James M. Collier
Patty Cownie
Dorothy Ely
Jim Erickson
Chuck Farr
Barbara Gartner
Jo Ghrist
Sara Hill
Charlotte Hubbell
Shirlie Katzenberger
Mary Kelly
Linda Koehn
Nancy Main
Jim O'Halloran
Janis Ruan
Mary Seidler
Cherie Shreck
Marilyn Vernon


Des Moines Metro Opera Foundation Board of Trustees
President, Adrienne McFarland
President-elect, Craig Shadur
Treasurer, Denise Wieland
Secretary, Elaine Raleigh
Jim Berens
Harry Bookey
Barbara Cappaert
Michael Egel
Bruce Hughes
William Lozier
Nancy Main
Tom McKlveen
John Schmidt
Susan Voss