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

Mary Ellen

Parent Association Vice President


Auditions (Chair Tests & Spring Auditions)

Mary Ellen Logan,

Concert Coordination

Eric & Cathy Maxfield,


Tara Noe,

Video & Audio Recordings


Home & Garden Show

Dawn Shafer-Attruia,

Public and Media Relations

Tom Sall,

Photography Coordination

Sarah Galle,


Cathy Best,

Social Events

Laura Gouin,

Stage/Rehearsal Setup

Mary Ellen Logan,

200-Minute Practice Event

Sarah Werkema,

Laurie Whitaker

Dana Hebreard

Media & Website

Randy Pruim,

John Wenger

Web Content Coordinator

Lisa Bearmann,