Mission & Board


MISSION

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to provide high quality programs of symphonic music in a presentation format that increase the listeners’ appreciation of the historical, cultural and emotional significance of the music and therefore, the realization of music in their lives.


THE NORTHBROOK SYMPHONY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT

James A. Karagianis, 1993-2019 Trustee – Village of Northbrook

Retired — President Chemco Manufacturing

VICE PRESIDENTS

Cindy Brady, Retired Attorney

Steven Greene, Financial Advisor – Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Vera Mayer, Retired – Finance Management Kraft Foods/NSO Operations Manager

SECRETARY

Carey Rothbardt, MBA, Business Performance Advisor – Insperity

TREASURER

Mehdi Alister, Insurance- State Farm

DIRECTORS

Steven Johnson, IT Consultant

Patricia Lechner, Northfield Township Clerk

Patricia Rotchford, Attorney

Somyung Ryu, Marketing - Underwriters Laboratories

Martin Zeidman - CPA

MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR

Mina Zikri

NSO STAFF & CONSULTANTS

Pauline Vance, Office & Ticket Manager

Dennis Morris, Music Librarian

Jim Kendros, Pre-Concert Lecturer

Robert Wilcox (Ph.D.), Writer – Concert Program Notes

Stephen Taylor, CFRE, Grant Writer