2023 Board of Directors
Originally from South Africa, Monique Van Willingh is an educator, musician and advocate for social and racial justice with cultural humility and centering student and…
Lauren Shelton (she/her) is the Director of the Butler Community Arts School. Mrs. Shelton has a strong background in arts education, arts advocacy, and arts…
Robert has more than 25 years of operations and risk management experience across a variety of industries including insurance, mortgage banking, government enterprise, and outsourcing.…
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…
Isaac is a passionate musician, educator and administrator. He has been with Ravinia, as a Program Manager, Associate Director and now Sr. Associate Director in…
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…
Strategic development and support of the board and executive activities of El Sistema USA.
Recruiting new members for nomination to the board, reviewing and updating the bylaws of the board, adding helpful board processes.
Membership and Engagement
Updating member benefits, developing new programs to support members, sharing information with members, building affiliate groups among members.
Reviewing the financial health and practices of ESUSA on a monthly basis, and overseeing an annual audit.
Setting development goals and practices through year end campaigns, fundraisers, and individual donations for ESUSA
Planning and design of the annual national symposium.