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Richardson Symphony Orchestra – Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Deborah Sawyer

Chairman of the Board; Managing Director, ZRG Partners

Stewart McLauchlan

Immediate Past Chairman; Sr. Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Inc.

Laurie Garvie

President / Executive Director of the RSO

Gayle Anderson

Vice Chairman; CFO Dallas Zoo

John Lanius

VP Finance; General Counsel and Sr. VP, Fujitsu Network Communications

Scott Anderson

VP Board Development; Managing Partner, Anderson Tobin LLC

Cameron Gross

VP Education; Manufacturing Manager, Texas Instruments

Lynn McCoy

Secretary; Community Representative

Mike Proch

VP Corporate Giving; Raytheon Engineer, Retired

Monica Scott

VP Individual Giving; Owner, Logotology




Tony Aguebor

Assistant VP, Frost Bank

Arzell Ball

RISD Superintendant, Retired

Thelma Ball

Music Educator, Retired

Rebecca Ballard

Assistant Director, UT Dallas

Leslie Benson

Community Representative

Mary Boyter

Community Representative

Janie Bergamasco

Assistant VP, Citibank

Sandy Cook

Community Representative

Manasseh Durkin

President, Durkin Enterprises, LLC

Shirley Latham

Professional Musican

Heather Lozano

Assistant Dean of CE, Richland College

Neil Orleans

Attorney, Law Offices of Judith W. Ross

Betty Peck

Community Representative

Bonnie Perry

Community Representative

Gwen Walraven

Attorney/Partner, Bell, Nunnally & Martin


Ex-Officio Members

Elizabeth Gonzalez

President, Richardson Symphony League

Sandy Palisch

Arts Commission Liaison

Linda Proch

Orchestra Representative


Conductor/Music Director

Clay Couturiaux