Meet the Board


Mac Lichterman


CPA/Tenney & Associates

 Volunteer Experience:


 Board of Directors of the Worthington Management Company, Inc.

Mac Lichterman is the founder and has been President and manager of the River Cities Symphony Orchestra since its inception in 1997. Mac had previously served as a member of the board of the Marietta Chamber Orchestra in Marietta, Ohio, and the Brighton Symphony Orchestra in Rochester, New York. He is a cellist and has been a performing member of these orchestras. More recently, Mac has given up performing to devote his time to managing the River Cities Symphony Orchestra.


He is a Certified Public Accountant and senior tax manager with Tenney and Associates, LLC CPA’S. Previously, he was affiliated with the American Tax and Business Services. He moved to the Mid-Ohio Valley in 1993 from Rochester, NY, where he had been in Public Accounting for many years. He has been active in the community, having been a member of the Marietta Rotary Club and a member of the Mid-Ohio Valley Chamber of Commerce. He graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University with a major in accounting.    

Gene Barry
Director, Treasurer, Librarian


Retired Associate Dean of Applied Technology/WVUP Professor Emeritus of Mathematics from WVU-P Professional Musician


Volunteer Experience:

Treasurer and acting president of SYFA-USA 

Treasurer of First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta  

Sarah Jalbert


Retired LCSW/Social Services Executive


Volunteer Experience:


Very Special Arts Festival for Students with Disabilities

WV Children’s Home Society Advisory Board

GFWC Parkersburg Woman’s Club

Woodland Park Garden Club

Charles Kurner


Retired Microbiologist/ American Cyanamid Company


Volunteer Experience:

Campus Martius Museum- Docent

Ohio River Museum- Docent

Welcome Center of the Marietta, Washington County Tourist and Convention Bureau

Franciscan Community Meals of Marietta- Board Member and Server

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Washington County member and volunteer

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Choir

National Society of Arts and Letters- Ohio River Valley Chapter- Board Member

Geoffrey Coward
Director, Acting Secretary


Retired Professor/Adelphi University- Associate Dean for the College of Education


Volunteer Experience:

Charleston Stage Company

Colony/Hippodrome Theatre


Pavanne "Penny" Pettigrew


Retired Geologist


Professional Musician

Published Author (One More Breath)

Currently Instructor at WVU Parkersburg (geology, physics, and physical science)

Owner of PL Pettigrew Consulting, LLC.

Alan Campbell
Director, Marketing


VP of Marketing, Caron Products, Inc.


Volunteer Experience:

Boy Scouts of America, Den Leader, Assistant Scoutmaster,

Committee Chair


Raquel Ravaglioli


Director of Music Therapy, Assistant Professor

Marietta College

MA Concordia, BM University of the Pacific

Performed with the Santa Monica Symphony, Topanga Symphony, & Dream Orchestra

Volunteer Experience:

Music therapy services in developing countries,

and with eldery populations and in mental health facilities


Chris Bowmaster


Instructor of Clarinet, Music, Pep Band, & Music Recruiter

Marietta College

DMA, WVU, MM, Kent State, BM Youngstown State

Played with Orquestra Sinfonica Sinaloa de las Artes, Warren Philharmonic, Roanoke Symphony, Johnstown Symphony, Youngstown Symphony.


Robert Turizziani
Music Director
Ian Jesse