Board of Directors

San Francisco Opera Association

 
Officers of the Board

John A. Gunn Chairman of the Board
Karl O. Mills Vice Chairman of the Board
George H. Hume Vice Chairman of the Board
Reid W. Dennis Chairman Emeritus
Franklin P. Johnson, Jr. Chairman Emeritus

Officers of the Association
Keith B. Geeslin President
David Gockley Chief Executive Officer & General Director
Paul M. Crane Dorfman Executive Vice President
Steven Menzies Treasurer
Thomas A. Larsen Secretary
Lisa Erdberg Vice President
Michael Simpson Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors
Greer M. Arthur
Andrew J. Ball +
Dawn Yates Black
Timothy Blackburn
Donna L. Blacker, Merola Opera Program President
Carol Franc Buck
Jack Calhoun +
Annette Campbell-White
Ronald E. Cape, Ph.D.
Janet Chapman +
Robert D. Cory
William M. Coughran, Jr.
Paul M. Crane Dorfman +
John Cullison
Mrs. Peter W. (Jayne) Davis
Ira D. Dearing
Ray Dolby
Carol Pucci Doll
Robert A. Ellis +
Lisa Erdberg +
Concepción Federman
Peter Fenton
Kristina Johnson Flanagan
Keith B. Geeslin +
David Gockley +
Lauren Groff, BRAVO! CLUB President
Louise Gund
John A. Gunn +
Jane M. Hartley +
I. Craig Henderson, M.D.
John Hendrickson
Doreen Woo Ho
George H. Hume +
Bruce W. Hyman +
J. Burgess Jamieson
Dorothy M. Jeffries
Philip M. Jelley
Franklin P. Johnson, Jr. +
Stephen S. Kahng
Joseph D. Keegan, Ph.D
Lawrence A. Kern
Mark R. Kroll
Karen J. Kubin, Guild President
Thomas A. Larsen +
Phil Libin
Sylvia R. Lindsey
Lorry I. Lokey
J. Patterson McBaine
Anne G. McWilliams
Mrs. Mark A. (Teresa) Medearis
Steven Menzies +
Karl O. Mills +
Nancy S. Mueller
Ben Nelson
J. Boyce Nute +
Hiromitsu Ogawa
Masashi Oka
Bernard Osher +
Gil Penchina
Mary A. Powell
Harriet Meyer Quarré
Karthik Rau
Randall Reynoso
Karen Richardson
Richard J. Rigg, Ph.D.
C.P. Russell
Bill Russell-Shapiro +
Jack Schafer
Ruth A. Short
Mrs. George P. (Charlotte) Shultz
Vivian M. Stephenson
Lisa Stevens Gallo
Mrs. Tad (Dianne) Taube
Mrs. David T. (Joan) Traitel
Soo Venkatesan
Mrs. Alfred S. (Dede) Wilsey +
Sharon Winslow
Barbara A. Wolfe
Barbara Ward Wonder
Melinda Yee-Franklin
S. Shariq Yosufzai +

+ Executive Committee Member

Chairman's Council

Reid W. Dennis
William W. Godward
Barbara K. Jackson
Franklin P. Johnson, Jr., Chair

Bernard Osher

Presidents
1923-1924 Timothy Healy
1924-1931 Robert I. Bentley
1932-1936 Wallace M. Alexander
1937-1944 Robert Watt Miller
1945-1951 Kenneth Monteagle
1952-1968 Robert Watt Miller
1969-1970 Prentis Cobb Hale
1971-1973 William H. Orrick, Jr.
1974-1984 Walter M. Baird
1985-1990 Tully M. Friedman
1990-1993 Thomas Tilton
1993-1995 David M. Chamberlain
1995-2002 William W. Godward
2002-2006 Karl O. Mills
2006-2013 George H. Hume
2013- Keith B. Geeslin

Chairmen of the Board
1969-1971 Robert Watt Miller
1971-1982 R. Gwin Follis
1983-1984 Richard K. Miller
1985-1999 Reid W. Dennis
1999-2008 Franklin P. Johnson, Jr.
2008- John A. Gunn

San Francisco Opera General Directors
Gaetano Merola
Founder and General Director, 1923-1953

Kurt Herbert Adler
Artistic Director, 1953-1957
General Director, 1957-1981; General Director Emeritus, 1982-1988

Terence A. McEwen
General Director, 1982-1988; General Director Emeritus, 1988-1998

Lotfi Mansouri
General Director, 1988-2001

Pamela Rosenberg
General Director, 2001-2005

David Gockley
General Director, 2006-

Updated on August 9, 2013