Board of Directors


FORT WORTH OPERA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Fort Worth Opera trustees enjoy a uniquely personal relationship with the company by supporting the company with their talents and their gifts, setting policy with the general director and assisting in making sure that the company has financial backing.

Contact Suzy Williams, Director of Development,at 817.288.1214 or suzy@fwopera.org for more information.


Founders EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2013-2014

Jill Fischer, Chairman Emeritus
Natalie G. Brand Murray, M.D., Chairman
John O. Sutton, Jr., President
Al Saenz, Vice President,
President Elect, Chair, Governance
Jo Ann Patton, Secretary
Kenny Fischer, Treasurer, Chair, Budget and Finance
Anne T. Bass, Member-at-large
Louise B. Carvey, Member-at-large
Jenny Davis, Chair Opera Ball,
Lee B. Freese, Member-at-large
Cathy Hirt, Member-at-large
Jack N. Huff, Chair, Endowment
Kevin D. Kaufman, Chair, Development
Rhonda Krasselt Member-at-large
Joseph Lesley, Member-at-large
Kristen Lindsay, Member-at-large
Patrick McClanahan, Chair, Marketing
Jarrell R. Milburn, Member-at-large
H. L. Nelson, Member-at-large
Rita V. O'Farrell, Member-at-large
Mary B. Pencis, Chair, Education
G. Whitney Smith, Chair, Repertory
Marion Snipes, President, Opera Guild
G. Robert Stephenson, M.D., Member-at-large
Edward Willey, III, Chair, Leadership
 
  
  
  
  
  

Founders
Leontyne Price
Mrs. August Spain
Mrs. E.L. Snyder
Mrs. Jeanne Axtel Walker

Honorary Life Members

Mr. Lee B. Freese
Lucy Darden
Jill and Charles Fischer
Louise B. Carvey

Distinguished Honorary Trustees

Mr. J. Stephen Beckman
Mr. William A. Massad
Mr. James L. Murray
Mrs. Ed Schollmaier






















BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Bernard S. Appel
Frank R. Ball
Anne T. Bass
Marcela Berg
Kathy Blackmon
Henry Borbolla
David Bucher
Louise B. Carvey
Nelson E. Claytor
Donald M. Cohen, M.D.
Juana Rosa Daniell
Inga Dow
Jill Fischer
Kenny Fischer
Lee B. Freese
Scott W. Green
Cathy Hirt
Jack Huff
Kevin D. Kaufman
Joseph Lesley
Kristen Lindsay
Patrick McClanahan
Jarrell R. Milburn
Natalie G. Brand Murray, M.D.
H. Lee Nelson
Rita V. O'Farrell
Mary B. Pencis
Alfred Saenz
Maxwell C. Scarlett
G. Whitney Smith
G. Robert Stephenson, M.D.
John O. Sutton, Jr.
ADVISORY BOARD
William R. Allen
Scottie Bartel
Marlene Beckman
Michael Bennett
Melissa Brandon
Bob Capper, M.D.
Janet L. Cappuccio
John P. Carson
Gordon Cizon
Judith S. Cohen
Gail Cooke
Steven Q. Davis, M.D.
R. N. Donovan, Phd.
Wende Dwyer-Johnsen
Barbara Escudero
Richard J. Fahy
John E. Forestner
Deanna J. Hamideh
Rhonda Krasselt
Hugh Lamensdorf, M.D.
Carolyn Lynch
William A. Massad
Berlene T. Milburn
James L. Murray
Myrtis Parker
Jo Ann Patton
Mohan Sathyamoorthy, M.D.
Azilee Stephenson
Paul Stumbo
Martin Tobey, M.D.
Steven J. White, M.D.
Lee Wilkirson
Ed Willey, III
Marianne Williamson
Pauline Wittenberg
Jhani Wright-Williams
PAST PRESIDENTS
1946-1948
Web Maddox
1948-1950
Julian Meeker
1950-1952
Web Maddox
1952-1958
James H. Snowden
1958-1960
O.C. Armstrong
1960-1963
Serge Saxe
1963-1966
Hubert G. Foster
1966-1968
Marion L. Hicks
1968-1970
Fred A. Elliston
1970-1972
Mrs. F. L. Snyder
1972-1974
W. P. Cranz, Jr.
1974-1976
Rice M. Tilley, Jr.
1976-1979
Lee Freese
1979-1981
C. A. Mitts III
1981-1983
Robert Kolba
1983-1985
Albon O. Head, Jr.
1985-1987
Lee W. Marshall
1987-1989
Ronald E. Moore
1989-1991
Gerson B. Bernstein
1991-1993
Jack F. Hardwick, M. D.
1993-1995
James L. Murray
1995-1996
Ericson Berg
1996-1998
John E. Forestner, M. D.
1998
J. Stephen Beckman
1998
Ronald E. Moore
1998-1999
Jack F. Hardwick, M. D.
1999-2003
G. Whitney Smith
2003-2005
T. Pollard Rogers
2005-2007
Jill Fischer
2007-2009
Robert Bolz
2009-2011
Kristen Lindsay
2011-2013
Natalie G. Brand Murray, M.D.
2013-2014
John O. Sutton, Jr.