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Board of Directors


Nashville Ballet is governed by a Board of Directors, a working board of community leaders accountable for making the artistic aspirations and financial well-being of Nashville Ballet its top priorities.

Members of Nashville Ballet’s Board of Directors give their time, talents and treasures to further the organization’s goals.

Executive officers serve one-year terms, and lead board members who continuously work to further the mission of Nashville Ballet within the community.

Board members are elected to three-year terms and are an integral part of Nashville Ballet.

Officers
Mrs. Patricia B. Eastwood, President
Mr. Neil B. Krugman, Vice President
Mr. Gerard M. Hayden, Jr., Treasurer
Mrs. James F. Turner, Jr., Secretary

Board Members
Mrs. Amy A. Atkinson
Mrs. Anita Baltimore
Mr. John Bettis
Dr. Kerri Cavanaugh
Dr. Leslie Douglas Churchwell
Mrs. Monica Cintado-Scokin
Mrs. Lisa Cole 
Mrs. Brenda Corbin
Mrs. Laura Currie
Dr. James Dedmon

Mrs. Rosemary Dickerson
Mrs. Chandra Douglas
Mrs. Emmely M. Duncan
Mrs. Lisa Ellis
Ms. Laurie G. Eskind
Ms. Jane M. Fabian
Mr. Brian Fitzpatrick
Mr. Amos E. Gott
Mrs. H. Lynn Greer, Jr.
Mr. William L. Haralson
Mrs. Douglas C. H. Henry
Dr. Jeffrey L. Herring
Mrs. Robert M. Hutton
Mrs. Martha Ivester
Ms. Charlyn Jarrells
Mrs. Susan Short Jones
Dr. Lois Jordan
Mr. Edward Wade Joyner, III
Mr. Chris J. Keaton
Mrs. Molly Kelly
Mrs. Lawrence M. Lipman
Mrs. Adrienne McRae
Mr. Donald R. Moody
Mr. James F. Munro
Mrs. Gary L. Odom
Mrs. G. A. Puryear, IV
Mr. J. Ronald Scott
Mrs. John S. Scott
Mrs. Steven B. Shankle
Mr. Daniel S. Slipkovich
Mrs. David Randolph Smith
Mr. Joe A. Sowell, III
Mrs. Michael J. Spalding
Ms. Angie M. Swinford
Mrs. Heather Thorne
Ms. Joyce A. Vise
Mr. Bradley D. Wensel
Mrs. Dallas H. Wilt

Ex-Officio Members
Ms. Kate Abrams, Young Leaders Board Intern
Ms. L. Ashley Goldman, Young Leaders Board Intern
Mrs. Melissa Mahanes, Ballet Ball 2015 co-chair

Advisory Board
Nashville Ballet is also supported by a group of dedicated arts philanthropists who advocate for the ballet, ensuring its longevity as a world-class performing arts organization integral in the cultural tapestry of Nashville and beyond. They provide valuable guidance to board members and administrative staff. They are long-time supporters and advocates for Nashville Ballet with strong ties to the organization’s history.

Mrs. Hunter Armistead
Mrs. Lucius W. Carroll, II
Mrs. John R. Cheadle, Jr.
Mr. Gary B. Crigger
Mrs. Robert V. Dale
Mrs. Ralph W. Davis, Jr.
Mr. Patrick G. Emery
Mrs. Annette S. Eskind
Mrs. William H. Frist
Mrs. James F. Gallivan
Mr. Don Greene
Mr. H. Lynn Greer, Jr.
Dr. Morel Enoch Harvey
Mrs. Martha R. Ingram
Mrs. William Owen Joyner
Mr. Eugene Lotochinski
Mrs. Ellen H. Martin
Mrs. Cathy C. McLure
Mr. Lannie Walker Neal, Jr.
Mrs. Elizabeth Litterer Nichols
Mrs. Emily J. Noel
Mrs. Stuart R. Reeve
Mrs. D. Tate Rich
Mr. Dudley C. Richter
Mrs. Jack W. Shepherd
Mr. Don Shriver
Mrs. Lucy S. Smith
Mrs. Leah E. Sohr
Mr. Jim Todd
Mrs. Louis B. Todd, Jr.
Ms. Claire W. Tucker
Mrs. Robert F. Weigel