Board of Directors
A leadership team with a passionate belief in the power of choral music, our board is committed to enabling Seattle Pro Musica to maintain artistic excellence and a sound fiscal foundation.
WES KIM, president
Wes Kim joined Seattle Pro Musica as a singer in 2011 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. He chairs the Marketing Committee and is a founding member of the Inclusivity Advisory Group. Having studied and performed music for most of his life, he feels very fortunate to serve an organization that harnesses the unique power of choral music to uplift both singers and audiences. Outside of SPM, he’s an associate director of digital design at AT&T and an award-winning filmmaker.
ANNE CLAMOUNGOU, VICE PRESIDENT
Anne Clamoungou is a telecommunications professional who has lead Information Technology, Operations and Human Resources people and projects in in the greater Seattle area for over 20 years. She is passionate about building amazing teams that thrive through collaboration, creativity and compassion. She’s also dedicated to fostering peace, culture and education as a Peace Corps volunteer, PTA President, Seattle Public Schools Closing the Achievement Gap committee member, volunteer organization development consultant to local non-profits, and as a Buddhist women’s leader. She is honored to continue this tradition with Seattle Pro Musica. And, oh yes, Anne is crazy about music and says that her first Seattle Pro Musica concert was “an out of body experience” that hooked her for life.
Rick Johnson, TREASURER
Rick Johnson is the Director of Finance and Administration at the Seattle Aquarium. In this role he manages all financial functions including accounting, investments, financial reporting, cash flow, annual audits, insurance, payroll, compliance and legal matters.
Prior to his move to the conservation and environment world, Rick worked for more than 30 years in nonprofit performing arts organizations. These included Seattle Opera, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas and other arts centers, ballet, theater and opera companies. Long active as a choral singer, Rick sang for 20 years in John Alexander’s Pacific Chorale, has sung in the Seattle Opera chorus and is a member of Seattle Pro Musica and choirs at University Unitarian Church. He joined the board in 2016.
hannah won, CORPORATE SECRETARY
Hannah Won is an arts advocate, activist, and a longtime choral performer in the Seattle area with several years of experience serving on the boards of small nonprofit arts organizations. She has been invited to speak on panels on the topics of organizational diversity and making the practice of choral music and other art forms more accessible and inclusive. She received a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington and briefly attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland. In addition to serving as the Corporate Secretary on the Seattle Pro Musica board of directors, she also serves on the board of Ballyhoo Theatre, an organization that provides musical theatre training to children and young adults
Beth Alley joined the Seattle Pro Musica board in 2016. A non-singing member, she is passionate about music and its ability to bridge generational, cultural, and ethnic divides. Beth has worked for a non-profit health care organization for over 20 years, and is currently the Chief of Staff for ancillary and nursing services. As a board member, she brings a wealth of project management, financial, and strategic planning experience and skills.
Jordan Berg, CPA, is thrilled to serve on the Seattle Pro Musica Board of Directors! A Vancouver, WA native and class of '17 Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) graduate, Jordan moved to Seattle the following August to begin her career as an Auditor in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Jordan’s choral background includes recording CDs with Pink Martini that were sold world-wide by Starbucks while a member of Portland’s Pacific Youth Choir, singing with PLU’s Choir of the West, and performing under the direction of Paul Mealor during her Scotland study abroad at the University of Aberdeen in 2016. Choir has always held a special place in Jordan’s heart as the universal language of music has provided a home wherever life may take her, including Seattle when she began singing with SPM in September 2017.
Meaghan Leferink joined Seattle Pro Musica as a singer in 2012, and joined the Seattle Pro Musica board in 2018 after several years of involvement with its Education and Engagement Committee and the Inclusivity Advisory Group. She is currently the Executive Director of the Seattle Girls Choir. Meaghan comes to the SPM board with experience in fundraising from the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance at the UW, and a long history of music education and advocacy through her prior roles as Program Director and Director of Community Engagement at Seattle Music Partners. Meaghan received her BA in Vocal Music Performance at Mills College, and her MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle University. She truly believes in the community-building power of choirs and is happy to support the SPM through her board service.
Mary Redman joined the board in 2014 and serves on the development and auction committees. While she does not sing in Pro Musica, she sang with the Northwest Girlchoir for 7 years in her youth and plays the flute. She is a biostatistician and faculty member in the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Briana Schwartz has been volunteering with Seattle Pro Musica for over fifteen years. From auction 'fish-bowl-girl', to CD salesperson, to Christmas concert bartender, she has played several roles as non-singer. She is delighted to expand her involvement as a new member of the Board of Directors. In addition to her work with SPM, she is an accountant and works part time with Ghost Light Theatrical, a local fringe theatre.
Kacey Stevens has been an enthusiastic attendee at SPM concerts and auctions for eight years and is excited to be a part of this Board. She spent many school years in choir and years since in the Seattle theater community as an actor, stage manager, and production manager. Kacey is a proud graduate of Seattle University with a B.A. in Theatre. In her corporate life, she serves as the lead Executive Assistant for the Amazon Web Services Legal team.
Jan Strand has sung with Seattle Pro Musica for over 25 years and has seen the choir grow into the amazing, innovative choral ensemble it is today. A life-long lover of music, she has sung with choral groups since high school, including the University of Washington. Professionally, Jan previously worked in Commercial Real Estate in both New York and Seattle before switching to the non-profit world. In her most recent position as Department Director at Edmonds Community College, she was responsible for Federal and State grant-funded programs supporting college education for low-income adults. With her long professional history of listening to community ideas to best meet emerging needs, developing new programs (and funding), and her belief in the strength of creating collaborative visions, she looks forward to working with the Board of Directors to build a better community through music!
Seattle Pro Musica Advisory Board
Dean Arnold, Past Board Member and Leader of Strategic Planning
Keith Axelsen, President Emeritus
Mona Dworkin, President Emeritus
Samuel F. Dworkin, DDS, PhD, President Emeritus
Mike Evans, President Emeritus
Phil Haas, President Emeritus
Noreen King, President Emeritus
Teena Littleton, President Emeritus Katie Oman, Vice President Emeritus and Chair of Development Committee
Terri Lords, President Emeritus
Joy Portella, President Emeritus
John Schilling, President Emeritus
Dale Whitehead, Past Board Member and Auction Advisor