Board of Directors

EYSO is served by a volunteer Board of Directors which exists to support the ongoing mission of the organization through fundraising, development, coordination of volunteers, and staff assistance. If you are interested in serving on the board, or you know someone who would be, please contact Executive Director Eric Larson. Bios of board members are available below.

Edward Snoble

BMO Private Bank


President
Director since 2019

Bill Nicholson

Sales & Marketing / Business Development Leader


Vice President
Director since 2018

Allison Winsor


Secretary
Director since 2021

Peter Van Nortwick

Wellspring Worldwide


Treasurer
Director since 2015

Mary Brophy

Life Reputation


Director since 2021

K. Eric Larson

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Executive Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2016

Scott Metlicka


Director since 2021

Neha Myers


Director since 2021

Anthony Riani


Director since 2021

Sarosh Saher

Village of Lake Zurich


Director since 2018

Matthew Sheppard

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Artistic Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2019

Diane Stredde


Director since 2021

Marc Thayer

Elgin Symphony Orchestra


Director Ex Officio since 2022


Board of Directors, EYSO Endowment Fund

Kathryn Canny


Director since 2016

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


Director since 2010

Charlie Simpson

American Osteopathic Association


President Emeritus
Director since 2013

Lucas VanDeWoestyne

Apex CPA's and Consultants, Inc.


Director since 2013

Jeff Wheeler

BMO Harris Bank


Director since 2002