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board & councils

Board Search

If you are interested in serving on the MYS board click here for the board job description or contact Amelia Firnstahl Hemmingsen at [email protected].

*Indicates MYS parent or alum

Board of Directors

Melissa Falb, President
Director of Group Instruction, MacPhail Center For Music
Golden Valley, MN

Kevin Kinneavy *, Vice President
Consultant, Technology Support
Minneapolis, MN

Tim Stokes *, Secretary
Solutions Engineer, Slash Blue, LLC
Centerville, MN

Pam Collova *, Treasurer
Honeywell, Sr. Project Management Specialist
Maplewood, MN

Amelia Firnstahl Hemmingsen
Executive Director, Minnesota Youth Symphonies
Minneapolis, MN 

Tom Rose *
Counsel, Voya Financial, Inc.
Lino Lakes, MN

Josée Morissette *
Consultant, Research Scientist
Eden Prairie, MN

Amy Vargo *
Elementary Teacher and Educator
St. Paul, MN

Honorary Advisory Council

Stella Anderson
Freelance Musician and Teacher

Jorja Fleezanis
Professor of Orchestral Studies, Jacob School of Music, Indiana University

Henry Charles Smith III
Conductor, Soloist, Clinician