Who's Who

Meet the San Francisco Opera Guild Team

 

Opera Guild Staff

Susan Malott, Managing Director
Andrew Berger, Director of Education
Dianna Cavagnaro, Special Events Manager
Megan McDonald, Associate Manager, Special Events & Volunteer Services
Kelly Dewees, Education Administrator
Ellen Kerrigan, Opera à la Carte Coordinator


Opera Guild Board of Directors

Our board of directors oversees the activities of the Guild. Officers are responsible for management of its finances, as well as its education programs, fundraising and special events. A small professional staff supports the board’s activities.


Opera Guild Executive Committee

Karen J. Kubin, President
Fati Farmanfarmaian, Vice-President Administration
Marilyn Timoney, Vice-President Associate Directors
Emely Weissman, Vice-President Chapters
Belinda Steyer, Vice-President Community Outreach
Elizabeth Birka-White, Vice-President Development
CJ Van Pelt, Vice-President Education
Jane Mudge, Vice-President Fundraising
Ginny Ziegler, Vice-President Marketing
Annie Calonico, Secretary
Carol Benz, Treasurer
Ena Cratsenburg, Education Fund Chairman
Charlot Malin, Member-at-Large
Ann Girard, Past President
Linda Zider, Nominating Chair


Opera Guild Active Directors

Cecilia Aviles-Fisher
Carol Benz
Elizabeth Birka-White
Melissa Boxer Zill
Romana Bracco
Robert Brock
Dr. Farron Brotman
Karen Bruehl
Katie Budge
Dr. Alisa Burgess-Blajwas
Marilyn Cabak
Annie Calonico
Britta Campbell
Paula Carano
Vera Carpeneti
Robyn Coles
Julie Coplon
Mary Corroon
Phoebe Cowles
Ena Chan Cratsenburg
Shannon Cronan
Caely Cusick
Olivia Hsu Decker
Jesus O. Diaz
Lynne Edminster
Fati Farmanfarmaian
Sandra Farris
Claire Fluhr
 

Chandra Friese
Linle J. Froeb
Ann Girard
James Heagy
Jennifer Hill
Arlene Inch
Katie Jarman
Esther Jennings
Judy Kahn
Cheryl King
Diana Kissil
Irene Kivitz
Juanita Kizor
Victoria Kornblum
Karen J. Kubin
Esty Lawrie Landy
Joan Lavorgna
Silvia Lin
Nafiseh Lindberg
Patricia Ferrin Loucks
George F. Lucas
Charlot D. Malin
Anne Marie Massocca
Kathleen McEligot
Susan Mooradian
Camille Morishige
Jane S. Mudge
Susan O'Brien
 

Betty Jean Ogawa
Maria Pitcairn
Mary Poland
Judith Renard
Michelle Marie Ritchie
Diane Rubin
Deborah Sagues
Cynthia Schreuder
Dr. Jackie Shinefield
Mai Shiver
Maggie Stack King
Elisa Stephens
Belinda Steyer
Holly Suich
Susan Tamagni
Barbara Traisman
Neva Turer
Stephanie Tuttle
CJ Van Pelt
Barbara Walkowski
Emily Weissman
Eve Wertsch
Toni Wolfson
Beatrice Wood
Victoria Yeager
Linda Elliott Zider
Ginny Cartwright Ziegler
Carla C. Zuber


Opera Guild Chapters

San Francisco Opera Guild’s five chapters help us reach an ever-growing audience. Our Guild Chapters help support social events, visiting artists, concerts, recitals, opera previews and play a lead role in the success our programs. Find a chapter near you!


Opera Guild Donors & Sponsors

The generosity of our outstanding donors and sponsors make our education programs possible. Find out more here.