Board of Directors


The Tacoma Opera Board of Directors


Todd Vallie, President
Senior Vice-President, Columbia Bank

Jenny Hartley, 1st Vice President
Retired Librarian, Tacoma

Kathryn McAuley, 2nd Vice President
Vice President, Investor Relations, Weyerhaeuser Company (Retired)

Cynthia Branson, Secretary
Retired Speech and Language Pathologist, Tacoma

Tamara L Hudson, Treasurer
Licensed Relationship Manager, Key Bank


Susan Connolly
Retired Librarian, Tacoma

Teresa Gutierrez
Pediatric Physical Therapist, Madigan Hospital
Joint Base Lewis McChord

Jennifer Irwin, M.D.
Psychiatrist, Tacoma

Heidi Madson
Assistant City Attorney, Tacoma City Attorney’s Office

Fralisa McFall
Principal / Instructor, Imagination School, Tacoma

John Saunders
Retired JAG Attorney, Tacoma

Sean Schmidt
Sustainability Specialist, University of Washington, Steilacoom