Leadership

Administrative Staff

Alicia Deges
Executive Director

Alicia Deges has been with the WFSO since 2014.  With a B.S. degree  in  Music Therapy,  Alicia brings an insightful and enthusiastic online marketing and community-focused presence to the organization.  

Email contact: wfsoed@wfso.org


Jenny Oliver
Administrative Coordinator and Box Office Manager

 

 


Wayne Bennett
Librarian

Wayne Bennett has been a part of the WFSO for  over 35 years. He is a Wichita Falls native and graduate of Hirschi H. S. and  Midwestern State University. Wayne earned his BA and MA in trumpet performance and  Music Education.  He was Commander & Bandmaster of the 95th Division Army Band, retiring after serving 38 years. He was also employed by the WFISD as orchestra director at Hirschi HS and then as assistant band director at Rider HS.  Wayne has served as the WFSO librarian and musician representive, as well as being an instrumental member of the Education Committee and the Search Committee & the Artistic Committee.

contact email: info@wfso.org


Board of Directors

The Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra is governed by a board of community-minded individuals who volunteer their time to make our city a better place to live.

Music Director/Conductor
Fouad Fakhouri

President, Elizabeth Yeager
Vice-President/Governance Chair,  Staci Shanes
Secretary, Clara Latham
Treasurer, David Farabee

Standing Committees

 

 

Education 

Dr. Clara Latham

Executive

Staci Shanes

Finance

David Farabee

Fund Development 

John Buckley

Governance

Marketing

Staci Shanes

Lynette Williams

   

Directors

John Buckley

Dr. Martin Camacho

Erwin Davenport

David Farabee

Dr. Clara Latham

Tim Lockhart

Staci Shanes

Linda Waters

Josh White

Lynette Williams

Elizabeth Yeager

 
   

Advisory Council

Ann Funston

Jim Hoggard 

Tim Justus

Rachel Kapelski

Janis Linville

 

 

Katie Parkey

Judy Pipes

Dale Prothro

Gary Shores

Mary Jane Smith

John Stephenson

John Vitek

Honorary Board

Dorothy Denman
Carolyn Sanders

 

Representatives

Musicians Representative Nancy Cook
Symphony League President Viv Wolf
Youth Symphony President Dana Taylor