Board & Staff

Board of Directors


  • Kathy Hart, PhD, President
  • Elizabeth Kim, President Elect, Vice President of Finance
  • Cecilia Moran, Co-Vice President of Education
  • Roger Sitkin, Co-Vice President of Education
  • Daniel Terry, M.D., Vice President of Governance
  • Nicole Goehring, Secretary
  • Niko Torres, Treasurer
  • James M. Morris, Past President


  • Lisa Blount
  • Pheon Davison
  • F.J. Dietrich IV
  • Susanne Ghidoni
  • Dwayne Garcia
  • Bob Gutierrez
  • Douglas Hunt
  • Akilah Jeffery
  • Pamela Lee
  • Velma K. Lim
  • Beverly Fitch McCarthy*
  • Joe Sublett
  • Peter Witte*

Orchestra Representative

  • C.L. Behrens* | Barbara Maters*

Administrative Staff

All staff can be reached by calling the Symphony office (209) 951-0196

Philip West

Music Director and Conductor
Peter Jaffe

Development Director
Diane Vigil

Box Office Manger
Dan McCabe

Joanna Morrow

Orchestra Personnel/Operations Manager
Hal Willenborg

Musicologist and Program Notes Annotator 
Jane Vial Jaffe, PHD

Orchestra Librarian
Susan von Sosten