Our Board of Directors


Rick Meeder, Intel Corporation (ret.)

Vice President

Desireé Wilkins Finch, RiseLWP


Jerry Yang, MultiCare Health System


Erik Molzen, Berkshire Hathaway


Christina Abby, Poet Laureate,
The Tacoma (WA) Chapter of The Links, Inc.

Constance Bacon, Port of Tacoma Commissioner (ret.)

Troy Bailey, Google

Dianne K. Conway, Gordon Thomas Honeywell

Tracy Doyle, University of Puget Sound

Julie Dunbar, Tacoma Community College

Kit Evans, Hilltop Artists (ret.)

Sharon Freeman, Allen Renaissance, Inc. (ret.)

Diana Greene, University Place Presbyterian Church

Mary Hammond, Library Faculty, Pierce College (ret.)

Bil Moss, Tacoma Deputy Mayor (ret.)

Nathan Rosenbaum, Commercial Real Estate

Patricia Wooster, Musician/Teacher


Ex officio

Sibyl Adams, Chorus Representative

Benn Hansson, Orchestra Representative

Kyle Yeversky, Chorus Representative


Directors Emeritus

Dick Ammerman

Richard Bowe, M.D.*

Clark D’Elia

Karla Epperson

John Guadnola

James Shoemake



Symphony Tacoma Advisors

Don Brown

Karla Epperson

John Folsom

John Guadnola

Marcia Moe

James Shoemake

William T. Weyerhaeuser

Our Staff

Karina Bharne, Executive Director

Margaret Bradley-Thorndill, Orchestra Librarian 

Denise Cline, Finance Manager

Saul Cline, Operations Manager

Li-Ling Liao, Education Coordinator

Susan Newsom, Marketing Manager

Lydia Robinson, Patron Services Manager

Laura Stone, Advancement Manager

To contact a staff member, call 253-272-7264 or
email first initial + last name “at” symphonytacoma.org
(ex. lbeethoven@symphonytacoma.org).