2021 Board of Directors
Dalouge is a champion for bringing people together and strengthening communities through music. He joined The Lewis Prize for Music as its first CEO in…
Scott Laird is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he completed his Bachelors and Masters in both Music Performance and Music Education. Scott…
Calida Jones began studying the piano at the age of 3 while attending Nursery School, and switched to violin at the age of 6 when…
Educator, conductor, and cellist Mark Churchill is Director of El Sistema USA and Dean Emeritus of Preparatory and Continuing Education and Senior Advisor of New…
Clarinetist and educator, Jessica Zweig, believes that all children deserve the opportunity to benefit from high quality music education. As Program Director at Play On…
Lauren Shelton is the Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator for the Chula Vista Elementary School District. Mrs. Shelton has a strong background in arts education and arts management. She…
Strategic development and support of the board and executive activities of El Sistema USA.
Nominating and Governance
Recruiting new members for nomination to the board, reviewing and updating the bylaws of the board, adding helpful board processes.
Membership Engagement and Support
Updating member benefits, developing new programs to support members, sharing information with members, building affiliate groups among members.
Strategies for revenue development for ESUSA and our members.
Finance and Audit
Reviewing the financial health and practices of ESUSA on a monthly basis, and overseeing an annual audit.
Racial Diversity and Cultural Understanding
Development of opportunities for leaders and teaching artists to dialogue and receive training in addressing the racial and cultural challenges of our programs and cities.
National Symposium and Seminario
Planning and design of the annual national symposium and seminario.