The VocalEssence Board of Directors serve as ambassadors for the organization in the larger community. They also guide VocalEssence in all major policy decisions while ensuring the financial stability of VocalEssence.
David L. Mona, President
Retired Chairman, Weber Shandwick Minneapolis
Fred Moore, Vice-President
Retired, President and CEO, Fiserv Health, Inc.
Jacob Wolkowitz, Treasurer
Investment Manager, Accredited Investors, Inc.
Roma Calatayud-Stocks, Secretary
Novelist and Composer, Palladian Music Inc.
Board of Directors
Mary Ann Aufderheide (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Executive Director, VocalEssence
Global Controller RD&E, Ecolab Inc.
Traci V. Bransford
Attorney, Stinson Leonard Street
Philip Brunelle (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Founder and Artistic Director, VocalEssence
Vice President of Private Wealth Management, Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc
Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
COO, Mixed Blood Theatre Company
Culinary Textbook Author
World Affairs Events Manager, Global Minnesota
Vice Chairman, Korn Ferry Hay Group
Robin Helgen (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Singer Representative, VocalEssence
Sr. Philanthropy Portfolio Lead, Medtronic
Music Faculty, University of Minnesota School of Music
Nancy F. Nelson, F.S.A.
Principal, Cirdan Health Systems and Consulting
Retired News Anchor & Reporter, WCCO-TV Minneapolis
Jennifer Vickerman (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Volunteer Chorus Representative, VocalEssence
James Earl Jones
Dr. André J. Thomas