Central City Opera Guild
Executive Board

President – Louise Atkinson
President Elect – Nancy Hemming
VP Membership – Susan Stiff
VP Education – Kristin Bender
VP Historic Properties – Cathy Groene
Treasurer – Sara Blackwelder
Secretary – Suzie Erzinger
CCO Liaison – Elisabeth Boyce

COMMITTEE CHAIRS & MEMBERS

Annual Meeting & Installation of Officers – Christina Dinegar &
Karen Ritz
Young Artists’ Program Picnic – Lisa Curwen & Karen Ritz
CCOG Belle Award – Cindy Koch, Karen Ritz, Kristin Bender, Edie
Bell, & Suzie Erzinger
Fall Membership Coffee CoChairs – Susan Stiff
Gardens – Nancy Parker, Christina Dinegar & Sally Scott
Grapevine Newsletter CoEditors – Christy Darling & Priscilla Mead
Greet-a-Singer – Bette Poppers
Historian – Karen Ritz
Historic Properties Chair – Cathy Groene
Dick Cavenah, Karen Christiansen, Sue Janssen, Carla Masur, Jon
Montague-Clouse, & Vincent Szafranko
L’Esprit de Noel Chair – Katie Grassby
Marketing – Erin Osovets
Nominating - Cindy Koch
Opera Teaser Chair – Kristin Bender
Christina Dinegar, Nancy Hemming, Karen Ritz
Photography - Kathy Wells
Public Relations - Susan Stiff
Spring Membership Party CoChairs – Susan Stiff
Strategic Partnerships – position open
Young Artists Program Auditions – Linda Clark, Gray Clark &
Christina Dinegar
Youth Education Chair – Kristin Bender
Christina Dinegar & Ericka McDaniel

CCO PAST PRESIDENTS

Mary McGlone, Founder*
Janet Phipps, Honorary President*

2021 Cindy Koch
2020 Karen Ritz
2019 Karen Ritz
2018 Kristen Bender
2017 Edie Bell
2016 Suzie Erzinger
2015 Margaret Baker
2014 Christina Dinegar
2013 Denise Sanderson
2012 Anne McGonagle
2011 Anne McGonagle
2010 Madeline Collison and Missy Eliot
2009 Madeline Collison and Missy Eliot
2008 Pam Bansbach
2007 Susan Stiff
2006 Cathy McClean
2005 Jan Sandhouse Hurst
2004 Susan Hiatt
2003 GeorgeAnn Victor
2002 Chris BearmanVonWald
2001 Linda Schenkein
2000 Sandy Wischmeyer
1999 Betsy Jones
1998 Beth Ladd
1997 Pam Riebesell
1996 Pam Powell
1995 Alice Stephens

1994 Connie Freeman
1993 Connie Freeman
1992 Ann Poucher
1991 Trish Millice
1990 Sharon Martin
1989 Sherry Richardson
1988 Lynda Dalton*
1987 Nancy Parker
1986 Nancy Parker
1985 Beth Sorrese
1984 Melissa Trask*
1983 Kathy Falk-Flores
1982 Julia Secor
1981 Eizabeth Rostermundt
1980 Stanya Owen
1979 Carolyn McDonald
1978 Barbara Danos
1977 Mary Purdy*
1976 Mary Purdy*
1975 Barbara Ferguson
1974 Barbara Ferguson

*Deceased