The President of the AGO currently has three committees and two task forces in portfolio: the Personnel Committee, the National Nominating Committee, the Sexual Harassment Review Board, the Task Force on Denominational Music Organizations, and the Task Force on Gender Equity. Please scroll down to view them all.
National Nominating Committee (NNC)
The National Nominating Committee nominates candidates for positions as National Officers and Councillors. The National Nominating Committee also receives and reports to the National Council the slates of candidates for Regional Councillors, as determined by the Regional Nominating Committees. The committee is also charged with identifying potential leaders and recommending candidates for National Committee positions on an ongoing basis.
Director: Janet Yieh (2020–2024)
Elisa W. Bickers, DMA, FAGO, (2022–2026)
Douglas Cleveland (2022-2026)
Nicole Keller, MM, PC, SPC (2020–2024)
Michael Salazar, MM (2020–2024)
Andrew Scanlon, MMus, FAGO (2022–2026)
Sexual Harassment Review Board
The Sexual Harassment Review Board establishes and oversees AGO policies relating to sexual harassment and conducts investigations of allegations of sexual harassment involving AGO members.
Director: Eileen Hunt
Eileen Hunt, ex officio
James Thomashower, ex officio
212-870-2311, ext. 4300 (w)
Committee on Denominational Music Organizations
The mission of the Committee on Denominational Music Organizations is to foster long-lasting relationships of mutual support with faith-based music organizations who serve churches and synagogues in the playing of the organ.
Director: Preston Dibble, MM (Roman Catholic) – Email
Daniel Aune, DMA (Lutheran) – Email
Robert Craig Dobbins, MM (Presbyterian USA) – Email
Eileen Guenther, DMA (United Methodist) – Email
Task Force for Gender Equity
Director: Nancy Cooper, DMA, CAGO – Email
Eileen Hunt, DMA, AAGO – Email
Joyce Shupe Kull, DMA, FAGO, ChM, – Email
Lyn Loewi, DMA – Email
Leslie Wolf Robb, BA, CAGO – Email
Vicki Schaeffer, DM – Email
Elizabeth George, CMM, AGO Headquarters Staff – Email
Updated October 13, 2022