Please feel welcome to contact any board member at any time if you have ideas, questions, or concerns. You may also use the Suggestion Form.

Board meetings are held the third Friday of each month, 7:00-9:00 PM, at 2920 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. You are welcome and encouraged to attend! If you arrive early or late and the door is locked, call or text Erika at 480-440-6143.

Directors serve a two-year term from July 1 through June 30, two years later. Half of the DOLCE Board of Directors are elected at the annual membership meeting each year.

The next annual meeting will take place on Thursday, April 19, at 9:15 PM in Pilgrim Hall (following the Desert Overture rehearsal). Board members who are elected at that meeting will serve from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.

The officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant-at-Arms) serve one-year terms and are elected from within the board by the incoming board.

If you are interested in contributing your ideas, time, and talent to helping Desert Overture grow and prosper, please consider running for the board!

You may contact the entire board using

Name Position Email Phone
Dave Hughes President 480-326-0051
Daniel Blair Vice President 602-487-7574
Jeff McKeehan Secretary 480-328-5505
Gary Quamme Treasurer 480-432-0484
Erika Trowell Sergeant-at-Arms 480-440-6143
Jared Krogmann Director 563-249-2056
James Gaspar Director 512-375-8076
Travis Johnson Director 480-206-3600
Julie Montgomery Director 602-692-4271
Michael Ortega Director 602-332-5576
John Tompkins Director 602-510-2365
Scott Helms Artistic Director – Desert Overture (ex-officio) 480-818-3871
Michael Collier Artistic Director – Desert City Jazz (ex-officio) 602-571-4916

Term ends June 30, 2018: Daniel Blair, James Gaspar, Dave Hughes, Jeff McKeehan, Julie Montgomery

Term ends June 30, 2019: Travis Johnson, Jared Krogmann*, Michael Ortega, Gary Quamme, John Tompkins, Erika Trowell

* Jared has expressed his intention to resign effective June 30, 2018.