NRO Staff & Board

the people behind the mission

Full Time NRO Staff

Dave DePeters

Dave DePeters


Åsa Armstrong

Åsa Armstrong

Director of Development

Kelly Sanders

Kelly Sanders

Director of Administration and Community Relations

Sean Diehl

Christin Maguire

Director of Marketing

Åsa Armstrong

Lauren Morrow

Event & Community Link Coordinator

Interested in joining the NRO team? to see open positions, click here.

Summer Staff

Jay Good
Interim Director of Operations & Education

Eric Anderson
Orchestra Manager

Carrie White Carder
Principal Librarian

Hannah Shepard
Production Manager

Jack Arman
Stage Manager

Zander Bacon
Assistant production manager

Brittney Geurink
Development Coordinator

Tyler Jenkins
Recording Engineer

Oscar Lewis
Assistant Librarian

Megan Martin
Community Engagement Manager

Summer Fellows

Steve Halpner
CEO Fellow

Brenden Connelly
Library Fellow

Talor Marren
Community Engagement (CE) Fellow

Joseph Mestas
Development Fellow

Jack O’Nan
Recording & Production Fellow

Christian Roessler
Marketing Fellow

Virginia Shingleton
Artist Liaison Fellow

Adam Sorley
Recording & Production Fellow

Gabby Vivona
Personnel Fellow

NRO Board of Trustees

Pam Piper Yeung

Pam Piper Yeung


Johanna Gibbs

Johanna Gibbs

Vice President

Anne Mills

Anne Mills


Debra Fox

Debra Fox


Sean Diehl

Samuel Bufford

John Landon

John Landon

Patrice Lara

Patrice Lara

Rob Miles

Julia Metzger

Rob Miles

Rob Miles

Keaton Morrison

Keaton Morrison

Rick Poppe

Rick Poppe

Sally Queen

Sally Queen

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Beth Steele

Emily Wahl 2022

Emily Wahl


The Sustainers are past board members or significant contributors to the National Repertory Orchestra of their time, talent, and treasure. The Sustainers are likeminded people who raise awareness and funds for the Orchestra to ensure that live orchestral music is available for future generations to enjoy, both locally and globally.

Paul Finkel, Chair

Carlie and Terry Barnhart

Ann Brewster

Michael Altenberg* and Libby Bortz

Barbara and Jim Calvin

Geraldine Cohen

M.A. Deen

Robert and Nancy* Follett

Nancy and Tom* French

Annette and Gerry Fricke

Pamela and Reggie Gray

Robin Hadley

Annette and Ken Hallock

Joan Manley Houlton

Patrice and Ron Lara

Sandra Mortensen

Ann and Tom Rader

Barbara Strauss

Kate and James* Taucher

Barbara and Mark Vonderheid

Lou Wagner

Pam and Sonny Wiegand

Dr. Glen and Bobbie Zelkind


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