Board & Staff

Board of Directors

The ORCMA Board of Directors is a unique, working board comprised of community leaders with a passion for sustaining high quality music in Oak Ridge and neighboring communities.  The Board controls all matters relating to the management of the Association, including fiscal oversight.  We thank them for their dedication.

Executive Committee

James Rome, President
Adolf King, Vice President
Chuck Coutant, Treasurer
Chuck Darling, Secretary
Frank Plasil, Past President
Nickie Wolf, Chorus President
Bill Schwenterly, Chamber Music Series Chair
Martha Damiano, Orchestra Representative

At Large

Simon Ballintoy
Rick Chinn
Melony Dodson
Paul Leiby
Karen Kartal
Seth O’Kegley-Gibson
Ellen Smith
Betsy Spooner
Joel Tillman
Jo Vaccaro
Erin Webb
Cathy Whitten
Loong Yong
Joan-Ellen Zucker

Organization Representatives

Penny Lukin, Chorus Representative
Barbara Weber, Alternate Chorus Representative
Vacant, Orchestra Representative


Dan Allcott, Music Director
Lisa Muci EckhoffExecutive Director
Brenda Luggie, Choral Director
Christy Graffeo, Orchestra Personnel Manager and Librarian
Frank Graffeo, Interim Orchestra Stage Manager
Melony Dodson, Chorus Accompanist
Lois McKeever, Volunteer Bookkeeper
Nancy Hardin, Chorus Librarian
Susan Shor, Coffee Concerts