Parent Association

Part of the success of the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony is due to the work of many volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the appropriate person from the list below.

Parent Association President


Parent Association Vice President


Auditions (Chair Tests & Spring Auditions)

Mary Ellen Logan,

Concert Coordination

Brian Stiefel,


Tara Noe,

Video & Audio Recordings

Dan Pletcher,

Home & Garden Show

Rich Pacic,

Public and Media Relations

Tom Sall,

Photography Coordination

Marjorie Mayhew,


Brian Stieffel,

Social Events

Melody Steiefel, Karen Bloss, Claudia Higgins, and Cathy Maxfield,

Stage/Rehearsal Setup

Deb Donnelly,

200-Minute Practice Event

Mary Ellen Logan,

Media & Website

Randy Pruim,

John Wenger

Web Content Coordinator

Lisa Bearmann,