Board of Directors

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.

Sarosh Saher

City of Lake Zurich


President
Director since 2018

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


Vice President
Director since 2010

Gary Lenell

Northrop Grumman Corporation


Secretary
Director since 2016

Christine Goetz

CNA Insurance


Treasurer,
Director Since 2018
EYSO Alumnus

Noel Childs

DigitasLBi


Director since 2013

Mike Kasper

To be updated


Director since 2018

K. Eric Larson

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Executive Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2016

William Nicholson

to be updated


Director since 2018

Matthew Sheppard

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Artistic Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2019

Justin Smitherman

American Family Insurance


Director since 2013

Edward Snoble

BMO Private Bank



Director since 2019

Peter Van Nortwick

comScore, Inc.



Director since 2015
EYSO Alumnus

Board of Directors, Kathy Matthews 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