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The LSO Board of Directors is an extremely committed group of individuals who have served in the past and/or continue to serve today to make it possible for the LSO to fulfill its stated mission.

The mission of the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra is to enrich our community through music, connecting with audiences, creating memorable experiences, education programs and performance opportunities. The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra fulfills this mission when it provides cultural experiences, educational programs and performance opportunities.

LSO Officers

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Janet Johnson
President | Retired, Education Administration & Educator
Brandon Adams
President-Elect | General Manager, Air Force Heating and Air, Paramedic
Clara Keith Brown
Clara Keith Brown
Vice-President | Retired, Administrator Georgia Department of Education
Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins
Treasurer | Owner, Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand
Dr. Lauranne Buchanan
Secretary | Retired, Professor of Marketing
Kaye Minchew
Past President / Governance | Consultant and Author

Board Members

Janet Adcox
Janet Adcox
Retired Educator
Gerald Becham
Retired, Library Director
Dr. John Beyers
Senior Minister, Wesley Methodist Church of LaGrange - A Global Methodist Congregation
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Libba Bowling
Registered Nurse / Certified Case Manager
Joeline Davidson
Joeline Davidson
Retired, Health Care Administration
Jennifer Emery
Jennifer Emery
Mary Lynn Faress
Mary Lynn Faress
Retired, Health Care Administration
Scott Landa
Scott Landa
Project Manager, Marketing & Sales
Gerry McGee
Gerry McGee
Christine Minicozzi
Fitness Coach
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Joyce Morgan-Young
Retired, Education Administration & Educator
Tessa Scanlon
Speech and Language Pathologist and LSO Cellist
Dr. Margaret Downs Schaufler
Retired, Gynecologist
DeeDee Williams
DeeDee Williams
Human Resources Management & Consulting
Doug Wolfe
Doug Wolfe
Retired, Medical Laboratory Director

Life Members

Judy Boggus
Judy Boggus+
Nancy Stevens
Nancy Stevens

Directors Emeritus

Pat Anderson+
Toni Anderson
Dr. Toni Anderson
Ann Beason
Mary Ellen Branan
Gail Daniel
Gail Daniel Browne
Jenny Copeland
Jenny Copeland+
Dr. Sue Duttera
Lou Harvath III
Lou Harvath III
George Henry
Dr. George Henry
Retired, Psychiatrist
Clark Johnson+
Ida Tarver Jones+
Virginia Jordan+
Dr. Barbara Kaplan
Dr. Barbara Kaplan+
Charles Knight
Charles Knight
Joyce Linch+
Dr. Werner Linz
Dr. Werner Linz+
Bettie Martin
Betti Martin+
Betty Mattox+
Gary Mayer
Gary Mayer+
Ken McGreevy+
Linda McMullen
Dr. Linda McMullen
Judy Merrill
Walter Murphy
Dr. Walter Murphy+
Glenna Parkins
Dr. Dennis Riddle
Mrs. Eve Saunders
Dr. Jay Simmons
Scott Smith
Scott Smith
Dr. Render Turner+
Ruth West+

LSO Staff

Raylene Morris Carter
Executive Director
Richard Prior
Maestro, Richard Prior
Music Director / Conductor
Michael Giel
Michael Giel
LSYO Conductor
Dr. Alexandra Shatalova Prior
Contract Personnel Manager
Tramaine Jones
Nora Ayres
Nora Ayres
(+ Deceased)