Artistic Leadership

Paul Watkins
Artistic Director


Maury Okun

Jennifer Laredo Watkins
Director of Artistic Planning

Nicholas Martin
Arts Administration Associate


BethAnne Kunert
Development Officer

Sofia Carbonara
Institutional Giving Associate

Gramm Drennen
Development Associate


Bridget Favre
Director of Marketing

Taylor Johnson
Associate Creative Director

Priya Mohan
PR and Marketing Associate

Events and Operations

Chloe Tooson
Artistic Operations Manager

Sabrina Rosneck
Operations Associate


Triet Huynh

Board of Directors

Virginia and Michael Geheb, Board Chairs
Virginia is a retired opera education teacher
Michael is Senior Consulting Director, IBM-Watson Health

Kathleen Block

Nicole Braddock
Nicole is a Store Director at Tappers Diamonds & Fine Jewlery

Frederick Morsches and Kareem George
Frederick is Chief Community Officer, Honigman LLP
Kareem is Founder and Principal, Culture Traveler LLC

Christine Goerke

Michael Leib
Retired Attorney, Madden Hauser

Marguerite Munson Lentz
Retired Attorney, Bodman PLC

Janelle McCammon
Janelle is a retired development professional

Judith Greenstone Miller
Partner, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.

Gail and Ira Mondry
Gail is a private and group yoga instructor
Ira is a Principal of MGroup

Bridget and Michael Morin
Bridget is a Special Education Consultant in the Macomb County Intermediate School District
Michael is President of Yaffe & Company

Sandra and Claude Reitelman
Sandra is an arts administrator and co-founder of Cabaret 313
Claude is a retired pediatric urologist

Raymond Rosenfeld
Retired Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Randolph Schein

Franziska Schoenfeld
Retired dentist

Lauren Smith
Owner and Interior Designer, Your Space Refined

Jill and Steven Stone
Jill is an amateur pianist
Steven owns Stone Soap Company, Inc.

Everton Swearing and Arthur White
Everton is Director of Sales, Vitesco Technologies
Arthur is Director of External Affairs at Michigan Opera Theatre

Michael Turala
Account Executive, DXC Technology

Gwen and Evan Weiner
Gwen is a civic volunteer.
Evan is COO of Edw. C. Levy Co

Benson Woo
Private equity CFO and board director

Advisory Board

Rachel & Billy Ben Baumann
Dr. Baumann us a retired pathologist. Rachel is a retired musician.

Laurence Biehl
Mr. Biehl is a volunteer.

Aviva & Dean Friedman
The Friedman’s own Real Integrated, an advertising agency.

Patricia Galacz
Mrs. Galacz is a volunteer.

Maria & Ron Hewson
The Hewson’s are building contractors.

Maureen & Frank Jerneycic
Frank is a retired CFO. Maureen is a volunteer.

Nancy Olin
Nancy Olin is the retired owner of Olin Securities.

Stephanie and Richard Ranney
Stephanie is the owner of a web hosting/design company and Richard is a Senior Manager with Capgemini.

Carolyn Ross
Ms. Ross is a volunteer.

Alan Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz is an attorney.

Melodie & Alan Solway
Dr. Solway is an ophthalmologist and Ms. Solway is an attorney.

Ex-Officio Members

Cantor Rachel Gottlieb Kalmowitz
Ms. Kalmowitz is the Cantor at Temple Beth El.

Glenn Miller
Mr. Miller is the Music Director at Kirk in the Hills.

Rabbi Mark Miller
Senior Rabbi at Temple Beth El.

Maury Okun
Mr. Okun is the President of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, ArtOps, and Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings.

Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Phillips
Pastor, Kirk in the Hills

John Sittard
Director of Music, St. Hugo of the Hills

Rev. Msgr. Anthony Tocco
Rev. Msgr. Tocco is one of the founders of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and is the Pastor at St. Hugo of the Hills.

Trusteee Advisory Committee

Cecilia Benner

Linda & Maurice Binkow

Cindy & Harold Daitch

Lillian Dean

Afa Dworkin

Adrienne & Herschel Fink

Jackie Paige & David Fischer

Barbara & Paul Goodman

Barbara Heller

Fay B. Herman

William Hulsker

Rayna Kogan

Nan Olin

Shannon Orme

Martha Pleiss

Marc Schwartz

Josette Silver

Isabel & Lawrence Smith

Lauren Smith

Kimberley & Victor Talia

James Tocco

Beverly & Barry Williams

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