Headquarters

Comments, questions and feedback about the AGO website should be directed to Bill Valentine

AGO offices in New York City are currently CLOSED and will remain closed in compliance with the New York State Governor’s mandate to cease non-essential business operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. All AGO staff are working remotely and will respond to e-mail and telephone calls in a timely manner. 

The AGO National Headquarters is in New York City where a full-time staff supports and coordinates publication, administration, and development activities of the organization. Our address is:

American Guild of Organists
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1260
New York, NY 10115
Telephone: 212-870-2310
Fax: 212-870-2163
Email

Normal office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. We are closed on federal holidays.

Executive Director

James E. Thomashower, CAE
212-870-2311, ext. 4300
James E. Thomashower

 

Executive Assistant


 
Eric Birk, MM, FAGO
212-870-2311, ext. 4304
Eric Birk

Director of  Member Engagement and Chapter Development

 

Elizabeth George, CMM
212-870-2310, ext. 4307
Elizabeth George

 

Chief Development Officer

 

Mark A. Neidig Sr., CFRM
212-870-2311, ext. 4311
Mark Neidig

 

Director of Development and Communications

 

F. Anthony Thurman, DMA
212-870-2311, ext. 4308
F. Anthony Thurman

 

Director of Information Technology and Digital Communications

Bill Valentine, BA
212-870-2312
Bill Valentine

 

Manager of Competitions and Educational Resources

Harold Calhoun, MA
212-870-2311, ext. 4318
Harold Calhoun

Manager of Membership and Chapter Relations

Leah Semiken, MS
212-870-2311, ext. 7512
Leah Semiken

Membership  Assistant


Molly Davey
212-870-2310
Molly Davey

Financial Manager


Abigail Loyal
212-870-2311, ext. 4302

Accounting Assistant


Erik Eickhoff
212-870-2311, ext. 4305
Erik Eickhoff

Editor, The American Organist

 

Todd Sisley, MM
212-870-2311, ext. 4306
Todd Sisley

Advertising Manager

 

Maury A. Castro, MSM, CAGO
212.870.2311 ext. 4599
Maury Castro

Professional Certification Program Administrator

Paul Wolfe, MSM
212-870-2311, ext. 4303
Paul Wolfe