RPO Board of Directors

OFFICERS

Ingrid A. Stanlis, Chairperson of the Board
Curtis S. Long, President & CEO
Stephen B. Ashley, Vice Chairperson
Robert A. Woodhouse, Treasurer
Elizabeth F. Rice, Secretary
Jules L. Smith, Esq., Immediate Past Chairperson

TERM EXPIRES FEB. 2019

Dr. Steven Feldon
Marjorie Goldstein
Dr. Sandra Johnson
Mark Siwiec
Ingrid Stanlis
Jason Thomas
Steven Whitman
Robert Woodhouse

TERM EXPIRES FEB. 2020

Stephen Ashley
Dr. Andrew Elliot
Ilene Flaum
Michael Gioja
Michael Millard
Elizabeth Rice
Katherine Schumacher

TERM EXPIRES FEB. 2021

Ralph Craviso
James Englert
David Lane
Ross Lanzafame
Dr. Stephen Rosenfeld
Dr. Sidney Sobel
Cindy Yancey
Alex Yudelson

EX-OFFICIO

Rebecca Gilbert, Orchestra Representative
David C. Heiligman, Immediate Past Chairperson, Honorary Board
Curtis S. Long, President & CEO
Dr. Jamal J. Rossi, Dean, Eastman School of Music
Jules L. Smith, Esq., Immediate Past Chairperson

HONORARY BOARD

Patrick Fulford, Chairperson

Nancy Beilfuss
James M. Boucher
Paul W. Briggs
William L. Cahn
Catherine B. Carlson
Louise Epstein
Joan Feinbloom
Betsy Friedman
Patrick Fulford
Ronald A. Furman
Mary M. Gooley
A. Thomas Hildebrandt
Dr. James E. Koller
Harold A. Kurland, Esq.
Cricket and Frank Luellen
Elizabeth F. Rice
Nathan J. Robfogel, Esq.
Jon L. Schumacher, Esq.
Katherine T. Schumacher
Betty Strasenburgh
Josephine S. Trubek
Suzanne D. Welch
Patricia Wilder

The RPO expresses its gratitude to all those who have served as Honorary Board members in the past.

PAST RPO CHAIRPERSONS

1930–32: Edward G. Miner*
1932–34: Simon N. Stein*
1934–38: George E. Norton*
1938–41: Leroy E. Snyder*
1941–42: Frank W. Lovejoy*
1942–43: Bernard E. Finucane*
1943–46: L. Dudley Field*
1946–48: Edward S. Farrow, Jr. *
1948–51: Joseph J. Myler*
1951–52: Joseph F. Taylor*
1952–55: Raymond W. Albright*
1955–57: Arthur I. Stern*
1957–59: Thomas H. Hawks*
1959–61: Walter C. Strakosh*
1962–63: Ernest J. Howe*
1963–65: O. Cedric Rowntree*
1965–67: Frank E. Holley *
1967–69: Thomas C. Taylor*
1969–71: Thomas H. Miller*
1971–72: Mrs. Frederick J. Wilkens*
1972–73: Edward C. McIrvine
1973–74: Robert J. Strasenburgh*
1974–75: John A. Santuccio
1975–76: Robert J. Strasenburgh*
1976–78: Dr. Louis Lasagna*
1978–80: Edward C. McIrvine
1980–82: Peter L. Faber
1982–84: Paul F. Pagerey*
1984–85: Peter L. Waasdorp*
1986–89: Robert H. Hurlbut*
1989–91: Paul W. Briggs
1991–93: Karen Noble Hanson
1993–95: Ronald E. Salluzzo
1995–98: A. Thomas Hildebrandt
1998–00: Harold A. Kurland, Esq.
2000–04: David C. Heiligman
2004–06: Ingrid A. Stanlis
2006–09: James M. Boucher
2009–11: Suzanne D. Welch
2011–13: Elizabeth F. Rice
2013–15: Dr. Dawn F. Lipson
2015-17: Jules L. Smith, Esq.

* Deceased

Administration

Curtis S. Long

Curtis S. Long

President and CEO

 

President and CEO

Ronald L. Steinmiller

Ronald L. Steinmiller

Chief Operating Office & Chief Financial Officer

Ronald L. Steinmiller is the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the management of the entire operation of the orchestra.  Prior to his promotion in February 2016 he served as Vice President for Finance and Administration and was responsible for the establishment, interpretation and management of policies, procedures and guidelines for the successful financial and administrative operations.  He has been with the RPO since April 2008.  Prior to joining the RPO, he has been in management positions for over 25 years with local manufacturing firms, distribution companies and local sports teams.

 

He has served on various community organizations as; Past President and Treasurer of the Gates-Chili Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board for Monroe County School Business Partnership, Former Head of Trustees for Gates Presbyterian Church, Member of the Gates Presbyterian Church Stewardship Committee, Member of the Community Forum Group in Churchville-Chili School District, and acted as coach, and board member Chili Soccer for 16 years.  In May of 2011, he was awarded the FEI’s Financial Executive of the Year award.

Chief Operating Office & Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller

 

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Marketing & Communications

Nicole Morelle

Nicole Morelle

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

nmorelle@rpo.org

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Nicole VanDenBergh

Nicole VanDenBergh

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Lina de la Ferriere

Lina de la Ferriere

Content Marketing Manager

Content Marketing Manager

Artistic Operations & Education

Eric Gaston

Eric Gaston

Vice President of Artistic Administration

 

Vice President of Artistic Administration

Barbara Brown

Barbara Brown

Director of Education

 

Director of Education

Rebecca Sealander

Rebecca Sealander

Concert Production Manager

Concert Production Manager

Yunn-Shan Ma

Yunn-Shan Ma

Conducting Fellow

Conducting Fellow

Patron Services Center

David T. Meyer

David T. Meyer

House Manager, part-time

House Manager, part-time

Troy Tette

Troy Tette

Patron Services Specialist

Patron Services Specialist

Jenni Kohler

Jenni Kohler

Group Sales and Marketing Partnerships Manager

Group Sales and Marketing Partnerships Manager

Emily Gisleson

Emily Gisleson

Manager of Patron Services

Manager of Patron Services

Edward W. Solorzano

Edward W. Solorzano

Director of Marketing and Sales

Director of Marketing and Sales

Development

Domenic Argentieri

Domenic Argentieri

Vice President of Development

dargentieri@rpo.org

Vice President of Development

Mark Zeger

Mark Zeger

Manager of Institutional Giving

 

 

Manager of Institutional Giving

Robert Dermody

Robert Dermody

Senior Director of Development

Senior Director of Development

Andrea Weinstein

Andrea Weinstein

Major Gifts Officer

aweinstein@rpo.org

 

 

Major Gifts Officer

Kimberly Cenzi

Kimberly Cenzi

Manager of Annual Giving and Special Events

 

Manager of Annual Giving and Special Events

Katherine A. Kennedy

Katherine A. Kennedy

Coordinator of Development Services

Coordinator of Development Services

Danika Felty

Danika Felty

Development Officer

Development Officer

Finance

Mark Pignagrande

Mark Pignagrande

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Kari Swenson

Kari Swenson

Database Manager

 

Database Manager

Irene Shaffer

Irene Shaffer

Manager of Human Resources

Manager of Human Resources

Laura Viau

Laura Viau

Office Administrator

Office Administrator