Board of Directors

The Charlotte Symphony's governing board includes 16 business and community leaders as elected directors and four ex-officio members representing the Charlotte Symphony Chorus, Charlotte Symphony musicians and the Symphony Guild of Charlotte. Elected directors may serve up to two consecutive three-year terms.

2018-19 Officers

Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, Chairperson
Kimberly C. Parker, Chairperson Elect
Jeffrey Lee, Vice Chairperson Elect
Brian S. Cromwell, Esq., Immediate Past Chairperson
James A. Young, Treasurer
Mary A. Deissler, President & Chief Executive Officer

2018-19 Directors

Mick Ankrom
Jalal John Azar
John Barquin
Brian Bridgford
Wilton Connor  
Linda McFarland Farthing
Reginald Henderson
David Leitch
Raquel Lynch
Yih-Han Ma
Alex McKinnon
Ulrike W. Miles
Glenn Mincey
*H. Stacy Nicholson
Paul A. Reichs   
*Mike Rutledge
*Robert Rydel
*Carlos Tarazona
Fernando Ycaza