Staff & Board


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Scott Showalter

president and CEO

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Diane M. Bush, executive assistant
Susan Franklin, assistant to the music director

Ellen Bussing, vice president for development
Charles Calmer, vice president for artistic planning
Natasha Kautsky, vice president of marketing and strategic engagement
Janet Plummer, chief financial and operations officer
Steve Wenig, vice president and general manager 


Business Operations

Allison Bagnell, art director
David Fuller
, tessitura applications administrator
Tom Fuller, database administrator
Julie Haberman, finance and administration associate
Randy Maurer, production manager
Peter Rockwell, graphic designer



Meagan Bataran, annual fund director
Hilary Blakemore
, senior director of development
Kerry Kavalo, annual giving manager
Ella Rathman, development associate
Leslie Simmons, director of events
Courtney Trezise, foundation and corporate giving officer


Marketing, Communications & Sales

Ethan Allred, marketing and web content manager
Liz Brown, marketing partnership and group sales manager
Katherine Eulensen, audience development manager
John Kroninger, front of house manager
Lisa McGowen, marketing operations manager
John T. Zinn, director of marketing and sales



Jacob Blaser, director of operations
Ryan Brothers, assistant stage manager
Joy Fabos
, principal librarian
Monica Hayes, Hank Swigert director, learning and community engagement programs
Leah Ilem, orchestra personnel manager
Darcie Kozlowski, director of popular programming
Sara Pyne, assistant librarian
Steve Stratman, orchestra manager
Kathryn Thompson, associate librarian
Lori Trephibio, stage manager
Jacob Wade, manager, operations and artistic administration


Oregon Symphony in Salem

Laura Agüero, director of Oregon Symphony in Salem programs
L. Beth Yockey Jones, operations manager


Ticket Office

Adam Cifarelli, teleservices manager
Karin Cravotta, patron services representative
Alison Elliott, patron services representative
Ethan J H Evans, patron services representative
Rebecca Van Halder, lead patron services, teleservices
Danielle Jagelski, patron services representative
Emily Johnstone, lead patron services, ticket office
Chris Kim, patron services representative
Nils Knudsen, ticket office manager
Christy McGrew, director of patron services
Jen McIntosh, patron services representative
Elliot Menard, patron services representative
Carol Minchin, patron services representative
Amanda Preston, patron services representative
Tyler Trepanier, patron services representative
Robert Trujillo, patron services representative