Board of Directors

  • Stephen Bruckner,
  • Timothy Smith,
  • Terrence J. Ferguson,
  • Jim Winner,
    Advisory Board Chair
  • H. Frederick Kuehl
  • Timothy Smith
  • Joe Spitzenberger
  • John Newman, Past Chair

Advisory Board Members

  • Sandra Bruns
  • Tom Burton
  • Dr. Viv L. Ewing
  • David Gardels
  • Rob Gilmer
  • Dr. Fred Hanna
  • Lisa Frey-Hagstrom
  • Rachel Jacobson
  • Kevin Lawler
  • Robert Owen
  • Mary Ann Strasheim
  • Jerry Syslo
  • Lenny W. Thebarge, Jr. Esq.
  • Dr. James Tracy

Former Board Members

Advisory Board Steering Committee

  • Jim Winner, Chairman
  • Linda Matson Andersen
  • Dr. Gail Baker
  • Laura Burhenn
  • Dr. Debra Reilly-Culver
  • Mark Maser
  • Anne Thorne Weaver


  • Richard Holland
  • James H. Keene III
  • Frederick J. Simon


Roger Weitz
General Director
402.346.4398 ext. 105

Sharon Brodkey 
Director of Marketing
402.346.4398 ext. 204

Machaela Cavanaugh
Director of Development
402.346.4398 ext. 112


Tom Chandler
Patron Services Manager
402.346.4398 ext. 111

Jenny Daggett
Director of Finance and Human Resources
402.346.4398 ext. 108

J. Gawf
Resident Music Director
402.346.4398 ext. 201

Steve Grair
Production Manager
402.346.4398 ext. 206

Betsye Paragas
Director of Community Relations
402.346.4398 ext. 106

Georgia Ryba
Ticket Sales Manager
402.346.4398 ext. 100

Blythe Watkins
Director of Artistic Administration
402.346.4398 ext. 203

Kayla Hadden
Development Assistant
402.346.4398 ext. 109

Jillian Wees
Production Assistant
402.346.4398 ext. 217


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