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The Board of Directors of Chamber Music Amici, which meets monthly, is comprised of the five core musicians, plus up to seven community members. The board makes financial decisions and oversees the organizational documents of strategic and long-range planning.

Sue Keene, Co-President
Retired Musician and UO Administrator

Sharon Schuman, Founding Artistic Director/Core Musician
Assistant Concertmaster, Eugene Opera, Artistic Director

Amy Danziger, Secretary
Teacher, Riverbend Elementary, Springfield

Georgette Silber, Treasurer
Retired Certified Public Accountant

Don Hirst, 2017-
Retired Network and Enterprise architect, LaSalle Bank

Jessica Lambert, Artistic Director, Core Musician
Oregon State University Instructor: violin, viola, chamber music

Kathy Lieberman
Retired Registered Nurse

Steven Pologe, Founding Core Musician
Professor of Cello, UO School of Music

Laruel Ross, 2016-
Music Specialist, Page Elementary School, Springfield

Victor Steinhardt, Founding Core Musician, 2009-
Professor Emeritus of Piano, UO School of Music

Past Board Members

Pilar Bradshaw, Founding Core Musician, 2009-2017
MD, Eugene Pediatrics

Jonathan Stafford, 2011-2017
A.I.A., Sole Proprietor

Tom Draggoo, 2009-2012
CFP®, AVP and Branch Manager Siuslaw Bank

Nancy English, 2012-2014
Retired Educator/Family Outreach Facilitator

Steve Kilston, 2012-2016
Interstellar Consultants: lecturer, semi-retired astronomer and aerospace engineer

Amy Goeser Kolb, 2009-2012
Founding Core Musician

David Guy, 2013 -2014
Retired Nutritional Chemist

Bruce Heldt, President, 2009-2013
Managing Partner, Isler CPA

Jane McCleery, Secretary, 2009-2012
Teacher, Camas Ridge Elementary, Eugene School Dist. 4J

Sandy Naishtat, Treasurer, 2009-2011
Finance Manager, Eugene Ballet

Holland Phillips, Core Musician, 2013-2014
Doctoral candidate in violin, UO (ABD)

Ken Ross, 2014-2015
Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, University of Oregon

Yujie (Jack) Zhang, Treasurer, 2014
UO Student


Introducing 10-minute Board Excercise Series