Meet the administrative staff of the Des Moines Symphony & Academy.

Des Moines Symphony Board

The Des Moines Symphony Association, governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees and a Foundation Board of Directors, supports the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra and the Des Moines Symphony Academy.

ASSOCIATION BOARD of TRUSTEES

  • Angela R. Sanders President
  • Rebecca D. Shaw, M.D. Immediate Past President
  • Douglas B. Dorner, M.D. Vice-President/President Elect
  • Barbara Beatty, M.D. Secretary
  • Rebecca L. Young Treasurer
  • Russell J. Bitterman
  • Lizzy Neugent Dixon
  • Richard L. Early Ex Officio
  • Ron J. Edwards
  • Lynne Flater
  • Joseph Giunta Ex Officio
  • Mary Honeyman-Speichinger
  • Yulia Johnson, D.O.
  • Janice B. Lane Schroeder
  • Ron Maahs
  • Barbara G. Miles
  • Luke Mohlenhoff
  • Bryan Myers
  • Libby Nelson
  • Stacy Polydoran
  • Daniel C. Royer
  • David Sagula
  • Jochen Scheel, Ph.D.

FOUNDATION BOARD of DIRECTORS

  • Dr. Stephen C. Smith President
  • Paul R. Tyler Immediate Past President
  • John Ruan, IV First Vice President / President-Elect
  • Amy Beattie Second Vice President
  • Renée Davenport Secretary, Ex Officio
  • Brad Smerage Treasurer
  • Kevin Cooney
  • Trudy Holman Hurd
  • Steven M. Nadel
  • Eugene T. Meyer
  • Angela R. Sanders Ex Officio
  • Rebecca D. Shaw, M.D.
  • Ashlee Vieregger, J.D., CFP