The Athens Symphony’s governing board is comprised of 17 business and community leaders serving as officers and elected directors.

The Board is responsible for ensuring the Symphony operates on a sustainable basis as a financially-sound, volunteer community asset.

Board of Directors

2023 – 2024

  • Ms. Carol Cofer, President
  • Mr. Carl Blount, President-elect
  • Ms. Ellen McLemore, Secretary
  • Ms. Sallyanne Barrow, Treasurer
  • Mr. Mike Bascle, Past President
  • Mr. Brad Maffett, Conductor
  • Dr. Randan Ashmore
  • Ms. Beth Bryant
  • Ms. Elaine Cook
  • Mr. Ed Dempsey
  • Dr. Eunice Kang
  • Ms. Jane Kidd
  • Dr. Roy Legette
  • Ms. Mary McFarland
  • Capt. Leonard Sapera
  • Mr. Davin Welter
  • Ms. Katie Williams



  • Dr. Richard A. Hudson, Executive Director of the Athens Symphony
  • Ms. Cheri Rose, Administrative Secretary