Role: Board of Directors

Sandra Bong Um-Pinkney

Sandra Bong Um-Pinkney, Treasurer, A violist with Tucson Symphony Orchestra since 1998, Sandra Um began her musical career by studying piano at the age of five. Four years later, taken with its deep and rich tones, she took up the viola. As a young adult, Sandra studied privately with Dr. Jeffrey Showell, former viola professor

Alice Ritscherle

Alice Ritscherle, Secretary, is a freelance grant writer and novelist who has lived in Tucson since 2008. She attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she obtained a B.A. in English, and the University of Michigan, where she completed a Ph.D. in History. Before moving to Tucson, she worked for several years as a