Dayton Opera was founded in 1960 and is the region’s only professional opera company. Annually, it produces three fully staged opera productions and one Star Gala concert presentation. Dayton Opera is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that receives funding from individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies.
Dayton Opera 2011-2012 Board of Trustees
Chair – Greg Robinson – President & Sole Owner, HCS, Inc.
Vice Chair – Craig Jennings – Founder/Managing Partner, 80-20 Group, LLC
Treasurer – Carol Warner – CPA/consultant – financial/strategic planning, investment analysis
Secretary – Stanley Herr – Retired optical physicist, United States Department of Defense
Ronald W. Anderson, Ed.D – Director, Organizational Development, Greene County Education Service Center
Ingrid Brown, D.O. – Physician/partner, Internal Medicine Care, Inc.
Arbutus Likens Carlisle – Attorney, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLC
Margaret M. Dunn, M.D. – Executive Associate Dean, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine; President/CEO, Wright State Physicians
Laura Fike – Director of Gift Planning, Children’s Medical Center
Erik Geiger – Attorney, Sebaly, Shillito + Dyer
Frederick Good – retired food industry executive/Board Member Cincinnati Opera Association
Sharon Gratto, Ph.D. – Professor & Chair, Department of Music, University of Dayton
Jane Haley – President & CEO, Gosiger Inc.
Matthew Hayden – Owner/Executive Chef, SCRATCH Event Catering
Betty Holton – Opera Guild of Dayton representative/community volunteer
Edward Hughes, M.D. – Owner/Medical Director, First Dayton Cancer Care
Jeffrey Ireland – Partner, Faruki Ireland & Cox PLL
Barbara A. Johnson – Vice President Operations, Miami Valley Hospital
Helen E. Jones-Kelley - Attorney, Special Assistant to the President/Central State University
Richard Kaiser – Marketing Strategist, The Ohlmann Group
David L. Lemmon – Retired, sales management
Dennis Loranger, Ph.D. – Professor of English & Music, Wright State University
Gary L. Nicholson, M.D. – Semi-retired oncologist, Greater Dayton Cancer Center
Jerome Reaper – Senior Scientist, Science Applications Int’l Corp.
Walter Sackett, FACHE – Vice President Clinical Services, Kettering Medical Center
Carolyn Winger – Community volunteer/Opera Guild representative
Jeremy Winston – Ray Charles Distinguished Chair of Sacred & Choral Music, Wilberforce University
Franz J. Hoge
Bruce E. Kline, Psy.D.
Dale L. Medford
Burton R. Saidel
Donald Schweller, Esq.