Governing Members

The Governing Members is a diverse group of community leaders whose guidance and commitment ensure a healthy and enterprising future for the Omaha Symphony. The role of the Governing Members is to advocate actively throughout the community as ambassadors of the symphony and to help forge relationships in the corporate, non-profit, and social arenas. Governing Members will actively seek new avenues for fundraising opportunities and help promote a positive image of the Omaha Symphony by ensuring visibility of the organization, its mission, programs, and initiatives. This group’s role is vital to the success of the Omaha Symphony’s mission.

2022/23 Omaha Symphony Governing Members

Barbara E. Person
Chair, Omaha Symphony Governing Members
Attorney
Baird Holm, LLP

Trenten P. Bausch*
Partner
Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP

George Behringer
Honorary Consul of Japan at Omaha

Nicholas Bjornson
Koley Jessen

Fr. Steven Boes
Executive Director
Boys Town

Maria Brookhouser

Patrick E. Brookhouser, Jr.
Partner
McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz, P.C.

Scott Burger

Cecil Bykerk
President
CDBykerk Consulting LLC

James A. Carroll
Professor Emeritus
UNO Chemistry Department

James Davenport
SVP Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Mutual of Omaha

Kathy English
Executive Vice President and COO
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Matthew Epp, M.D.

Judith Finkle

Jerry Gose

Rhonda Guy

Neil Hamill, M.D.*
Perinatal Associates P.C.
Methodist Women's Hospital

Richard A. Hunt
HCI Holdings, Inc.

Joyce Jones

Richard W. Kelley

Suzanne Kotula

David Krecek
P.I. Midwest

Robert M. Langdon, Jr., M.D.
Oncologist
Nebraska Cancer Specialists

David Lempke
Design Principal
HDR, Inc.

David Offut

Jane Offut

Thomas R. Pansing, Jr.
Attorney
Pansing, Hogan, Ernst & Bachman

Randy Pritza, M.D.
Vice President - Chief Medical Officer Physician Enterprise
CHI Health

John H. Ransom
Retired
Union Pacific

Linda Burt Rebrovic*

Carole J. Seitz
Professor Emerita
Creighton University Music Department

Ann Taylor, M.D.

James M. Tracy, D.O.
Allergy Asthma and Immunology Associates, P.C.

Gail Veitzer

Mary Ellen Wychulis


Ex Officio
Bridgette Watson, President of the Council Bluffs Guild of the Omaha Symphony
Paul Frederick Hanna, DMA, Chair of Fine & Performing Arts, Creighton University
Ernest Richardson, Omaha Symphony Principal Pops Conductor and Resident Conductor


*Past Governing Member Chair