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STAFF / BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board of Directors

Scott J. Donnelly, President / PDM CPAs 
Fred Allen, Vice President / Mister Marley 
Daniel Hom, Treasurer / Bravo Music School
Jasna Penich, Secretary /  Malaga Bank
 
Robert Farrell / Retired LA City Councilman 
George Harris / Harris Realty
Lucrecia Jacobson / Educator 
Alan Johnson / Jerico Development
Ray Kato / Retired Aerospace Executive 
Rebekah Kim / M Strategic Communications 
Alex Smith, / Musician & Educator
Jeff Volrath / U.S. Bank 

Ex Officio
Elise Swanson, CEO, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce
Lee Sweet, City of Los Angeles, Dep't of Cultural Affairs

Staff

Liz Schindler Johnson, Executive Director 
Taran Schindler, Deputy/Artistic Director, Grand Annex
Tony Rasmussen, PhD, Director of Music Education 
Lisa Nygren, Community Outreach/Development Coordinator 
Natalie Gonzales, Marketing Specialist
Lupe Montiel, Education Coordinator 
Joselyn Wilkinson, Arts Education & Development Specialist 
Alexa Clement, Project Assistant 
Sandy Bradley, Bookkeeper 
Connie McOsker, Community Projects Coordinator/Team Taiko 

Andrea Dowdell, Teaching Artist
Dez Glover, Teaching Artist 
Dawn Norfleet, PhD, Teaching Artist 
Sukari Reid-Glenn, Teaching Artist 
 

Grand Annex Artistic Advisory Committee

Windy Barnes, Singer, Event Producer
Stephanie Amaro, Musician, Trio Ellas
Guido Herrera, Producer, LA Cuban Festival & DJ, KXLU Alma del Barrio
Yuta Kato, Principal, Los Angeles Taiko Institute
Chris Pierce, Musician, Reverend Tall Tree Blues
Linda Nietes Little, Philippines Expressions Bookshop.