Board of Directors
Anne went to Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, and completed her Bachelor and Master degrees at SUNY New Paltz while living in New York State. In Arizona, she has served on the Yavapai Regional Council of First Things First for ten years, the Foundation of Yavapai College, the FOFEC (Friends of the Family Enrichment Center), and the Pops Symphony boards.
Frank moved to Prescott in 1986 after receiving a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Northern Arizona University. Mr. Lawhead began his teaching career at Prescott Jr. High, and has taught Music in the Prescott Schools, Torreon’ Mexico, and in Mayer Arizona. Mr. Lawhead is currently the Northern Arizona Educational Representative for Milano Music.
John went to school at Cal Poly University in Pomona and San Luis Obispo, California, and the National School of Real Estate Finance, Ohio State University. He worked as the Regional Vice President of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Sacramento, California and the Regional Vice President of CrossLand Mortgage Company in Dewey, Arizona. In his retirement, he is the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Prescott Pops Symphony, Prescott Chamber Orchestra, Prescott Chorale, and the Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club and Foundation.
Karen moved to the Prescott area in 2010 and joined the Pops board in 2016. Her experience includes piano, voice, musical theatre, scholarship administration, donor relations, development, and grant writing. In the addition to the Pops, Karen volunteers with Trinity Presbyterian Church, Skyview School, the Yavapai County Master Gardeners, and the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association.
Marketing & Public Relations
Following graduation from Mississippi State University with a degree in electrical engineering, Joe was employed in the research division of a large public utility and later worked as a marketing specialist with Honeywell Information Systems and the General Electric Corporation. A lifelong clarinetist, Joe performs with the New Horizons Senor Band in Mesa and with the Central Arizona Concert Band in Prescott.
Bob has more than 45 years of computer industry experience in hardware, software, systems architecture, design, and development. He was an Executive Staff member of Hitachi Ltd, Chairman of the Board of Directors for OASIS, and CEO of Quadrasis, Inc. He now works with Prescott-area groups, including Prescott Trap and Keet Club, Prescott Chorale, and the Prescott Pops Symphony.
Becky has a doctorate in counseling psychology and served as the Prescott Unified School District’s school psychologist until 2005. She is a member of the Prescott Art Docents, the art appreciation program at Taylor Hicks School, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Prima Vera school volunteers.
Ann Van Dormolen
Ann was a member of the Capital Access Task Force of the US Department of Commerce during the Clinton Administration; a Director of Special Olympics of Southern California; Vice Chair of Antioch University, Los Angeles; President of the Advisory Board of the course in nonprofit management at California State University, Los Angeles; and served on the corporate board of United Way in Los Angeles County. She is currently the President of Philanthropic Administration, Inc.
Musical Education & Enrichment
Fran completed a BA degree in a specialized Business, Communications, and Psychology curriculum and a MEd in Educational Technology from Arizona State University. Retiring as the manager of staff training, education and organizational development at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, Fran worked with Yavapai College designing and delivering skills-based training to Prescott-area businesses. Fran currently serves on the boards of the Prescott Pops Symphony and the Prescott Chamber Orchestra, and runs the annual Music Memory children’s concert.
Emily first performed with the Pops as a student musician beginning in the seventh grade and continued through high school. She has since graduated from Northern Arizona University and received a Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco, where she performed with the San Francisco Civic Symphony. Emily brings over five years of experience in working with non-profit organizations; which has included administrative duties, organizing fundraising events and successful grant writing.