Laura Kopp
MITRE Corporation

Vice President, Operations
Katherine Silverthorne
Project Director, Aristotle Project

Vice President, Development
James Dausch
Executive Producer
St. Louis Church Concert Series

Peter J. H. Thomson
North American Business Line
Leader, Black & Veatch

Marsha Pearcy
Managing Director, Equinox Search

Governing Board

Betsy Bates (Ex-Officio)
Executive Director
Children's Chorus of Washington

Raymond O. Caldwell
Artistic Director,
Theater Alliance

William Catherwood
General Dynamics
Information Technology

Margaret Clark (Ex-Officio)
Artistic Director
Children's Chorus of Washington

June Das Gupta


Laura Gross
Office Manager
Cultural Vistas

Kenneth Imo
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Capital One

Peggy Irving

Catherine Q. Kaplun
Deputy Chief Strategy Officer
SpringHarbor Financial Group LLC

Blair Roberts
Sweet Blossoms LLC

Lisa Vandenburgh
Lisa Vandenburgh, Ltd.


Advisory Board

Knight Kiplinger
Kiplinger Editors

William D. Kramer
Piper Rudnick LLP

Joan Wells Lombardi
Executive Coach and

Alexander M. Miller
Booz Allen Hamilton

James P. Wind
The Alban Institute

Honorary Board

Dr. Stanley Engebretson
Artistic Director
National Philharmonic Chorale

Dr. J. Reilly Lewis*
Music Director
Cathedral Choral Society and
Washington Bach Consort

Doreen Rao
Associate Professor of Music
University of Toronto



Norman Scribner*
Former Music Director
Choral Arts Society of Washington

Robert Shafer
Artistic Director
City Choir of Washington

Leonard Slatkin
Music Director
Detroit Symphony Orchestra