Board of Directors

Susan Cogswell President
Retired, General Motors
Traverse City, MI

  • Past Chair, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
  • Past President, The Economic Club of Traverse City
  • Past President, Traverse Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors

Robert Giles Vice-President
Traverse City, MI

  • Member, International Affairs Forum
  • Volunteer, Leelanau Conservancy, National Writers Series and Interlochen Center for the Arts

Kadra Kierczynski Treasurer
Assurance Manager, Rehmann
Traverse City, MI

Thomas Skinner Secretary
Senior Executive Producer, Free to Choose Media
Suttons Bay, MI

Ward Lamphere, Immediate Past President 
Retired Marketing Executive, General Motors
Traverse City, MI

  • Former Vice-President, Birmingham Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra
  • Board member, Encore Winds
  • Volunteer, Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency
  • Freelance Professional Musician

Don Bell
Retired Senior Financial Officer, SENCORP
Traverse City, MI

  • Board member, Cincinnati Gearing Systems

Robert B. Hetler
Retired Global Relationship Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Suttons Bay, MI

  • Former Board Member: Berkeley Symphony, Berkeley, California; California Symphony, Walnut Creek, California; Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, California; Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, California; San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum, San Francisco, California; Berkeley Public Education Foundation, Berkeley, California
  • Former Trustee, Albion College, Albion, Michigan
  • Board Member, Leelanau Christian Neighbors
  • Member, Suttons Bay – Leelanau County Rotary Club
  • Member, Harvard Business School Club of Michigan
  • Classroom Volunteer, Anna Maria Elementary School, Holmes Beach, Florida

Paul Jarboe
Attorney, Jarboe & Pfiel
Traverse City, MI

  • Traverse City Old Town Playhouse Board of Trustees
  • WLJN/Good News Media Christian Radio Board of Directors & President
  • Northern Chapter Harley Owners Group Director
  • Grand Traverse County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee member

Mary Beth Milliken
Traverse City, MI

  • Member, Parks Commission Peninsula Township
  • Member, Economic Club
  • Member, Traverse Yacht Club

Suzy Voltz
Frankfort, MI

Dick Wallace
Traverse City, MI

  • Classic radio announcer for 35 years in Detroit, Toledo, and Interlochen
  • Freelance voice talent for radio, television, and industrial productions
  • Group Tour Leader/Sales Representative for Witte Travel and Tours
  • Numerous broadcast and face to face interviews over the years with classical and popular musicians, singers, and conductors
  • MC duties for numerous successful fundraisers involving the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theatre, Interlochen Public Radio, and the Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Ron Yocum
Retired President and CEO of American Plastics Council
Traverse City, MI

  • Life Trustee, Gettysburg College
  • Board member, Boy Scouts of America National Foundation