our team

Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors

William D. Felton
Chairman

Derek Goodman
President

Shari Lebowitz
1st Vice President

Michael Kalman 
2nd Vice President

Tom Hofstetter
3rd Vice President

Michael Delgass
Treasurer

Elizabeth Strick
Secretary

James Marpe
Ex officio
First Selectman of Westport

Eric Bernheim
Gary Cosgrave
Bonnie Edelman
Paul Efstathiou
Kristin Foster
Derek Goodman
Elizabeth Gorayeb
Pamela Hovland
Jennifer Kanfer
Andy McGrade
Deborah Murtaugh
Joyce M. Pauker
Rachel A. Pencu
Jane Preiser
Deirdre Price
Oliver Pursche
Joyce Thompson
Douglas Tirola
John Vaccaro
Samantha Yanks
Leonard Everett Fisher (Honorary)

Staff

Ruth Mannes
Executive Director

Liz Leggett
Director of Exhibitions

Anne Greenberg
Director of Education

Lillian Chen
Director of Finance and Administration

Leslie LaSala
Director of Communications and Marketing

Cynthia Dempster
Director of Donor Cultivation and Sponsorships

Colleen Thomas
Head of Educational Development

Alexander Platt
Concert Series Curator

Kristen Young
Academy and Music Associate

Katie Conte
Social Media Manager