Staff

Sara Zanussi

Founder and Executive Director

Carey Shunskins

Music Director

Emily Najjar

Accompanist/

Piano Teaching Artist

Venessa Uzong

Program Manager

Mai Thao

Program Assistant/ Website Coordinator

Staff

Sara Zanussi

Founder and Executive Director

Carey Shunskins

Music Director

Emily Najjar

Accompanist/

Piano Teaching Artist

Venessa Uzong

Program Manager

Mai Thao

Program Assistant/ Website Coordinator

Staff

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Board

Cara Wilson

Chair

Jean Hartman

Treasurer, nonprofit consultant

Shoua

Vang

Secretary

Cecilia Blakey

Family Representative

Pharaoh Lewis

Scott Hayman

IT Engineer

Sara

Zanussi

 

ex officio

Advisory Board

Nina Archabal, Director Emerita, Minnesota Historical Society

Nancy Dana, Director, board member emeritus, St Paul City School

Ken Freed, Violist, Minnesota Orchestra

Vivian Jenkins Nelsen, Director, Interracial Institute and Professor

Ford Nicholson, President, DRAFTCO

Judy Ranheim, Music teacher

David Ranheim, Retired lawyer

Jerry Timian, Retired program officer, St. Paul Foundation

Bondo Nyembwe, Executive Director, Academia Cesar Chavez

 
 
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