Board of Directors
The business of the Opera is managed by the Board of Directors, which is comprised of influential community leaders. They have shown their commitment to the Opera by donating at the major gift level. Subject to the approval of the Nominating Committee, they are invited to become members of the Board. The Board of Directors meets five times annually (three times with the Trustees) to receive reports from the working committees, to vote on the annual budget, and to attend to other matters of governance.
Board of Directors Executive Committee
|Board Chair||T. Peter Townsend|
|Immediate Past Chair||Kern Wildenthal, M.D., Ph.D.|
|Vice Chair||Joy S. Mankoff|
|Chair – Elect||Stephen Suellentrop|
|Vice President – Audit||William Blaylock|
|Vice President – Development||Holly Mayer|
|Vice President – Nominating||Carol Glendenning|
|Vice President – Strategic Planning||Myra Barker Hull|
|Vice President – Treasurer||Mark R. Flagg|
|Secretary||John T. Cody, Jr.|
|Officer-at-Large||Tom H. McCasland, Jr.|
|Officer-at-Large||James R. Seitz, Jr.|
|Officer-at-Large||Sarah L. Titus|
Board Committee Chairmen and Special Representatives
|Chair, The Dallas Opera Foundation||Myra Barker Hull|
|Chair, Real Estate Committee||Richard A. Massman|
|Chair, Education Committee||Lynn Mock|
|President, The Dallas Opera Guild||Leilya Sydney Phillips|
|President, The Women’s Board of the Dallas Opera||Monica Cooley|
Board of Directors
Harold M. Brierley
Robert M. Briggs
Tassio Carvalho, Ph.D.
Keith Cerny, Ph.D.
John T. Cody, Jr.
Barry W. Cowan
John W. Dayton
Richard H. Edwards
Ruben E. Esquivel
Mark R. Flagg
J. Davis Hamlin
Linda W. Hart
Myra Barker Hull
Joy S. Mankoff
Richard A. Massman
Tom G. Mayer, M.D.
Tom H. McCasland, Jr.
Don J. McDermett, Jr.
Nancy A. Nasher
Ginny R. Neal
Stephen B. L. Penrose
Leilya Sydney Phillips
Michael E. Phillips
Stephen H. Sands
Richard H. Schulze
James R. Seitz, Jr.
Sarah L. Titus
T. Peter Townsend
Martin J. Weiland
Kern Wildenthal, M.D., Ph.D.