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Board of Directors and Mission Statement


The mission of the Palm Springs Opera Guild is to bring the art of Opera to the Coachella Valley through educational outreach, live performances, and financial support for artists.

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2019/20 BOARD OF DIRECTORS (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)

Executive Board of Directors

Jeffrey Roberts, President

 Jordan Varela, Vice President

Roy Schaefer, Secretary

Rosemarie Vacano, Treasurer

Jean C. Carrus, Parliamentarian

Thomas Patrick, Immediate Past President


Board of Directors

Joseph A. Bartush

Peggy Cravens

Dr. William Fisher

Renée Glickman

Bruce Johansen

Kenneth Hollander

Stephen Lind

Patrick Mundt

Robert Walker

Executive Director

Laurie Baldwin, IOM

Office Coordinator

JoAnne Thompson

The Guild is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 95-6220739. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.  The leadership of the Guild is 100% voluntary.  Officers receive no monetary compensation for services rendered.