About the PSO

Board & Staff

Board of Directors

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of orchestra musicians and community members.

Clinton Frederick Miller, MD
Neurosurgeon/Founding Partner, Coastal New Hampshire Neurosurgeons (Retired)

Vice President/Secretary
Sarah Krebs
Director of Exceptional Services, Pembroke Academy

David Young
Product Architect, Honeywell

Janet Polasky
Presidential Professor of History, University of New Hampshire

Directors at Large

John Ahlgren
Attorney, Hoefle Phoenix Gormley & Roberts, P.A.

Melissa Grady
Marketing and Digital Analytics Leader

Josephine Lamprey
Medical Professional and CEO Lamprey Energy (retired)

Fay Rubin
Project Director, University of New Hampshire

Rachel Swanson
Designer & Founder, Kindertype

Craig Peverly
Engineer, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (retired)

Donna Saunders

Michael Schwartz
Business Owner, Demonstrated Success

Edward Tate
Real Estate, Tate & Foss
Advisory Committee Members

Advisory Committee

Anne Richter Arnold
Arts Journalist


Mike Chubrich
Attorney, Chubrich & Harrigan, P.A.


Joyce Ciancarelli
Event Coordinator


Christine Dwyer
Senior Vice President, RMC Research


Bob Lord
CEO, Parma Recordings


Peggy Misdom
Corporate Relations, New Hampshire Public Radio


Jeanie Eastman Ryan
CEO, Learniverse Media


Katie Wheeler
State Senator (retired)


Doug Wheeler
Professor Emeritus, UNH


Charles Schwab


Piscataqua Savings Bank

Meredith Village Savings Bank

Stonewall Kitchen