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Brian Salesky, Executive Director and Conductor  (ext. 231)
Michael J. Torano, Director of Marketing/PR and Corporate Partnerships (ext. 281)
Marie Butler, Finance and Ticketing Manager (ext. 241)
Don Townsend, Production Manager and Chorus Master (ext. 261)
Arielle Basile, Executive Assistant (ext. 251)

Knoxville Opera Board of Directors – 2015/2016

Jerrold L. Becker, Esq

Immediate Past-Chair
Dr. Michelle Brewer

Dr. G. Mark Cramolini

Knoxville Opera Guild President
Eden McNabb Bishop

Jenny Freeman

Treasurer/Finance Chair
Mark Brumbelow

Rossini Festival Committee Chair
Jan Brown

Development Committee Chair
Dr. G. Mark Cramolini

Marketing and Public Relations Committee Chair
Paul Kedrow

Directors Committee Chair
Dr. G. Mark Cramolini

Education/Outreach Committee Chair
Walter Mencer

Artistic Committee Chair
Andrew Wentzel

Peter Acly
Kari Alldredge
Monique Anderson
Dr. Carlos Angel
Shirley Avery, MD
Stephen Backiel (Steve)
Barbara Barr
Jerrold L. Becker, Esq.
Dr. Myrwood (Woody) C. Besozzi
Eden McNabb Bishop
Dr. Michelle Brewer
Jan E. Brown
Mark Brumbelow
Kristi Burkhalter
Betsey Bush
Dr. G. Mark Cramolini
Grant Currin
Amy Edge
Dawn Michelle Foster
Jenny Freeman
Dr. James E. Gorney
Richard M. Grover
Cindy Hatcher
Kimberly Henry
Mark Hill
Anna Fox Hinds
Dr. Evon Hulse
Chuck James
Dr. La Vinia Delois Jennings, Ph.D.
Paul Kedrow
Dr. Sharon Lord
Jeanie Turner Melton
Walter Mencer, Jr.
Karen Nidiffer
Michael A. Rodgers
Colleen Ryan
Maharaj (Raj) Sood
L. Caesar Stair III
Lori Tucker
Shelia Watson
Andrew Wentzel
Taylor Williams, Board General Counsel
Jackie Wilson
Anthony Wise
Taylor Wortham