Board of Directors

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The Orlando Philharmonic Board of Directors is comprised of area business and community leaders. In addition, 25% of the board positions are held by musicians of the orchestra.

OFFICERS

Dr. Mary Palmer | President
Professor & Dean Emerita, University of Central Florida | Arts Advocate

Melody B. Lynch | Vice President, & President Elect
Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Jeffrey Moore | Secretary
Dean, College Of Arts And Humanities, University Of Central Florida

Michele Napier | Treasurer
Chief Revenue Officer, Orlando Health

MEMBERS

  • Priscilla Azzolini
    Partner/Director Of Communications, Different Perspective
  • Rimma Bergeron-Langlois
    Concertmaster, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Colleen Blagov
    Principal Flute, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robert Carpenter
    Principal Tuba, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • John Casebier
    Community Leader
  • Dottie Clendenin
    Director, Distribution & Group Marketing, Disney Destinations
  • Val Collins
    Community Leader
    Corporate Controller (Retired), Darden Restaurants, Inc.
  • Candice Crawford
    CEO/President, Mental Health Association Of Central Florida (Retired)
  • Mark Fischer
    Founder, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra | Horn, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Lillian Garcia
    CHRO of Tupperware Brands Corporation (Retired)
  • Bea Hoelle-Hawes
    President, Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic
  • Patricia Johnson
    Member, Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
    Systems Engineer, IBM (Retired)
  • Lawrence Kellogg
    Founder, LKLSG
  • Melba Luciano
    Community Leader
    Superintendent (Retired), School District of Osceola County
  • Melody Lynch
    Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.
  • Al Michejda
    President, MCS LLC
  • Jeffrey Moore
    Dean, UCF College of Arts and Humanities
  • Michele Napier
    Chief Revenue Officer, Orlando Health
  • Christopher Nolin
    Percussion, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Mary Palmer
    Professor & Dean Emerita University of Central Florida | Arts Advocate
  • Daniel J. Podberesky, M.D.
    Radiologist-In-Chief, Nemours Children’s Health System
  • Jeffery Redding
    Director of Choral Activities at the University of Central Florida
  • Carl Rendek
    Principal Timpani, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Marc San Giovanni
    Senior Vice President/Regional Manager, PNC Bank
  • Richard Sandler, M.D.
    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
    Professor of Pediatrics & Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida
  • Susie Shields
    Community Leader
  • Carlos Guillermo Smith
    Florida House of Representatives | Equality Florida
  • Louis M. Supowitz
    Realtor – Gkc, Kelley Price & Co.
  • Scott Taylor
    Encore Farms
  • Kathy Thomas
    French Horn, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bob White
    White & Luczak, P.A., Vice President
  • Claudia White
    Flute, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS

  • Rosalind Beck
    Harp, Orlando Philharmonic (Retired)
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Joseph Bert
    Founder, Certified Financial Group, Inc.
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Susan Bright
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Lyman Brodie
    Trumpet, Orlando Philharmonic | Executive Associate Dean, College Of Arts & Humanities, University Of Central Florida
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Whit Cotten
    Telecommunications Professional
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Susan Curran
    Founder, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Seline H. Dreifus
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Michael Elsberry
    Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A. (Retired)
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Carolyn Fennell
    Senior Director Of Public Affairs And Community Relations, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Carol Stanley Fenner
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Steve Goldman
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Donna Hoffman
    Member, Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
    Emeritus Board Member
  • RK Kelley
    Arts Advocate & Community Volunteer | Walt Disney Entertainment (Retired)
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Ann Hicks Murrah
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • John McLeod
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Beverly Paulk
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Larry Tobin
    President and CEO, Fairwinds Credit Union
    Emeritus Board Member
  • Bryce West
    Community Leader
    Emeritus Board Member

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