Board of Directors
2021- 2022 Board of Directors
Shannon Jones, President
Shannon had two sons participate in CSYSA, was a Store Manager with King Soopers, sang in the Mt. Calvary and Ascension Lutheran Church Choirs and is a community volunteer.
Richard Wood, Vice President
Rich is a local attorney in private practice whose experience in community service includes ten years as a Cubmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America as well as serving on the Board of Directors of Care and Share Food Bank, the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, and the District 20 Education Foundation. Rich is an avid patron and supporter of the local arts, a season subscriber with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and TheatreWorks, a music lover, a very bad strummer of simple guitar chords, and an even worse singer.
Jim Mahoney, Treasurer
Consultant and Trainer, International Baccalaureate Organization(IBO), Retired Academy School District #20 Administrator and music consumer.
Melissa Foster, Secretary
A retired career educator in both elementary and secondary schools, and is a committed advocate for music education and performance experiences for young people. She is a trustee with the Palmer Land Trust, is a committed community participant and is active in her church.
Music lover and parent of two CSYSA alumni. She also coordinates the Limon Community blood drive.
Outreach Committee Chair, moved to the Springs following a NYC career in marketing/ new product development with Lever Brothers, Clairol, and global confectioner Ferrero. Gary sings in the Broadmoor Community Church Choir.
Nancy is a past CSYSA board president, past president of Philharmonic Guild and a community volunteer.
Kelly Kitch, Parent Council Chair
Keven Stewart, Executive Director (non-voting)
Gary Nicholson, Music Director (non-voting)