National Officers



Michael Bedford, AAGO, ChM (Tulsa, Okla.)

Vice President / Councillor for Competitions and New Music

Eileen Hunt, AAGO (Salem, Mass.)

Secretary / Councillor for Communications

Mary V. Stutz (Williamsburg, Va.)

Treasurer / Councillor for Finance and Development

Barbara Adler, SPC (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Councillor for Conventions

Michael Velting (Nashville, Tenn.)

Councillor for Education

Don Cook, AAGO (Provo, Utah)

Councillor for Membership

David K. Lamb, CAGO (Clarksville, Ind.)

Non-Voting (Ex officio) Members of the AGO National Council

AGO Past President

John Walker, FAGO (Baltimore, Md.)

AGO Executive Director

James E. Thomashower, CAE (New York, N.Y.)

Seven regional councillors were also elected during the national election. In accordance with the Guild’s new organizational structure, the regional councillors will be represented on the National Council through the Chair of the Board of Regional Councillors. During the AGO National Convention in Houston, Matthew Burt (West Regional Councillor) was elected to serve in this capacity.


Northeast Region

Cheryl Duerr, AAGO (Attleboro, Mass.)