Staff & Board


View Board of Directors

View Salem Advisory Committee


Scott Showalter

President and CEO

Read bio




Hilary Blakemore, Vice President for Development
Siri GrubbExecutive Assistant and Board Liaison
Russell Kelban, Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Engagement
Janice Romano, Vice President for Finance and Administration
Clement So, Vice President for Programming
Steve Wenig, Vice President and General Manager


Business Operations

David Fuller, Tessitura Applications Administrator
Julie Haberman, Finance and Administration Associate
Carith Wiseman, Office Manager



Meagan Bataran, Director of Development
Ellen Bussing, Senior Director for Campaigns
Kim Ositis, Assistant Director of Development
Jill Palmer, Development Associate
Mireya Sanders, Events Associate
Leslie Simmons, Director of Stewardship & Events
Courtney Trezise, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
Victoria Wolfe, Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving

For general development inquiries, please email us at


Marketing, Communications & Sales

Claire Buchanan, Marketing Manager
Beth CrichtonCreative Director
Daniel Dy-Liacco, Website and Digital Content Manager
Blake Argotsinger, Director of Marketing
Randy Maurer, Creative Services and Publications Manager
Peter Rockwell, Graphic Designer



Alex Border, Assistant Stage Manager
Leah Ilem, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Harrison Mullins, Director of Operations
Hannah Tate, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Lori Trephibio, Stage Manager
Chris Whittemore, Production Manager



Tyler Bragg, Assistant Artistic Administrator
Matthew Gailey
, Hank Swigert Director of Education and Community Engagement
Darcie Kozlowski, Director of Popular Programming


Oregon Symphony in Salem

Hilary Blakemore, Vice President for Development

For Oregon Symphony in Salem ticketing inquiries, please call the Ticket Office at 503-228-1353 or email


Ticket Office

Adam Cifarelli, Teleservices Manager
Schneeb Covington, Assistant Ticket Office Manager
Elizabeth Heyne, Patron Services Representative
Emily Johnstone, Ticket Office Manager
Emma Kromer, Patron Services Representative
Carol Minchin, Patron Services Representative
Tony Ornelis, Patron Services Representative
Tyler Trepanier, Patron Services Representative
Robert Trujillo, Patron Services Representative
Rebecca Van Halder, Teleservices Assistant Manager
Stella Williams, Patron Services Representative