Governing Members

The Governing Members is a diverse group of community leaders whose guidance and commitment ensure a healthy and enterprising future for the Omaha Symphony. The role of the Governing Members is to advocate actively throughout the community as ambassadors of the symphony and to help forge relationships in the corporate, non-profit, and social arenas. Governing Members will actively seek new avenues for fundraising opportunities and help promote a positive image of the Omaha Symphony by ensuring visibility of the organization, its mission, programs, and initiatives. This group’s role is vital to the success of the Omaha Symphony’s mission.

2019/20 Governing Members

Barbara E. Person
Chair, Omaha Symphony Governing Members
Baird Holm, LLP.

Trenten P. Bausch*
Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP

Fr. Steven Boes
Executive Director
Boys Town

Maria Brookhouser

Patrick E. Brookhouser, Jr.
McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz, P.C.

Linda K. Burt*

Cecil Bykerk
CDBykerk Consulting LLC

James A. Carroll
Professor Emeritus
UNO Chemistry Department

Kathy English
Executive Vice President and COO
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Dr. Matthew Epp

Judith Finkle

William H. Fleming, M.D.
Retired Physician

Rhonda Guy

Neil Hamill, M.D.*
Perinatal Associates P.C.
Methodist Women's Hospital

Judy Harvey

Richard A. Hunt
HCI Holdings, Inc.

Joyce Jones

Kate E. Jones
Kutak Rock LLP

Mary S. Jones

Helen H. Kelley*

Brian Ketcham
Vice President and CFO
Lindsay Corporation

Jennifer Knecht
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Immanuel Communities

Nicholas Konen
Director of Community Architecture
HDR, Inc.

Suzanne Kotula

David Krecek
P.I. Midwest

Robert M. Langdon, Jr., M.D.
Nebraska Cancer Specialists

Elaine Martin

Annamaria Nagy McGinn, M.D.
Methodist Women's Hospital

Kathy Nelson
Professional Volunteer

Tom O’Riordan

Thomas R. Pansing, Jr.
Pansing, Hogan, Ernst & Bachman

Mary Ann Pederson

Randy Pritza, M.D.
Vice President - Chief Medical Officer Physician Enterprise
CHI Health

John H. Ransom
Union Pacific

Jim Richardson

Carole J. Seitz
Professor Emerita
Creighton University Music Department

Robert L. Spicer, M.D.
Chief, Cardiology
Joint Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Ann Taylor, M.D.

James M. Tracy, D.O.
Allergy Asthma and Immunology Associates, P.C.

Gail Veitzer

Anne Thorne Weaver

Mary Ellen Wychulis

Ex Officio

Kelly Stupfell
President of the Council Bluffs Guild of the Omaha Symphony

Mary Bircher
Musician Representative
Omaha Symphony

A. Barron Breland, DM
Chair, Fine & Performing Arts
Creighton University

Ernest Richardson
Omaha Symphony Principal Pops Conductor and Resident Conductor

Anwar Nasir
Chief Revenue & Advancement Officer
Omaha Symphony

*Past Governing Member Chair