Board of Directors

Dr. Lewis Peterman
School of Music and Dance (Emeritus)
San Diego State University

Dr. Lance Nelson
Vice President
Department of Theology and Religious Studies
University of San Diego

Prof. Mark Hertica
San Diego Miramar College

Dr. Purna Patnaik
Treasurer / Outreach Coordinator
Global Analytics Holdings, Inc.

Dr. Timothy Rice
Department of Ethnomusicology
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Dr. Arkal Shenoy
General Atomics, San Diego (Retired)

Dr. Tom Johnston-O’Neill
The Worldview Project

Mandyam Venkatesh
General Atomics, San Diego

Chris Golinski
University of California, San Diego

Shari Johnston-O’Neill
Project Management Leader – Independent Consultant

Connie Kaczmarczyk
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Private Practice

Shibani Patnaik
Applied Data Finance

James Gutierrez
University of California, San Diego

Chloe LeMenager
Chapman University
Business Administration ’15

N.B.: All board members contribute financially.

Board Member Emeritus

Prof. Danlee Mitchell
School of Music and Dance (Emeritus)
San Diego State University
Music and Percussion Studies, Traditional World Musics

Advisory Board

Dr. Ric Alviso
CSU Northridge

Dr. David Harnish
University of San Diego

Dr. William Bradbury
CSU San Marcos
Music Composition

Dr. Curtis Bouterse
Independent Scholar, San Diego
American Traditional Music and Organology

Dr. Holly Wissler
Independent Scholar, Cusco, Peru
Indigenous Andean and Amazonian Musical Rituals

Dr. Nyoman Wenten
California Institute of the Arts
Indonesian Dance and Music

Dr. Alexander Khalil
UC San Diego
Byzantine Chant and Asian Music

Prof. Ty Constant
National University of Singapore
African Music

Susan Enowitz
Commissioner of Literary Arts, Coronado Cultural Arts Commission
Independent Scholar

Martin Koenig
Ethnographer and Dance Ethnologist
Balkan Music and Dance

John Suter
Nonprofit Arts Administrator (retired)
Executive Director, Center for World Music (1980-84)
Nonprofit Organization Management

Delores Fisher
Church Musician, San Diego
African-American Music

Sudakshina Alagia
Performing Artist, San Diego
Hindustani Classical Music

Farhad Bahrami
Performing Artist, San Diego
Persian Music

Mark Lamson
Director, Sol e Mar Events, San Diego
Lecturer, Latin Music Ensemble, San Diego State University
Latin American Music

Tony Petroulias
Ethnographer, Performer, and Teacher, San Diego
Music, Dance, and Culture of Greece

Yolanda Beniquez
Art Director, La Fiesta Danzantes de San Diego
Mexican Dance

Robert Ojeda
Director, Musica de Atzlan, San Diego
Chicano Music

Mary Ellen O’Malley
Visual & Performing Arts, Curriculum Coordinator
San Diego County Office of Education (retired)
Performing Arts, Puppetry

Jennifer Case Nevarez
Community Learning Network
Educational Travel and Immersion, Community-Based Learning

Victoria Howard
Collector of Musical Instruments