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Regional & Affinity Groups

Maestra prioritizes building community among its members.
One of our fastest-growing programs is our collective of
Regional & Affinity Groups, co-led by Program Heads
Kat Sherrell and Amanda Wansa Morgan.

The hubs for our Community Groups are currently based on Facebook. To join one of our Facebook communities, please click the appropriate link below. If you’re interested in joining a group but you’re not currently on Facebook, please reach out to the group’s moderator(s) to be added to the mailing list.

REGIONAL GROUPS

MODERATORS

Maestra Northern CaliforniaEryn Allen, Alicia Jeffery
Maestra LA and Southern CaliforniaMakena Metz, Randi Rudolph, Amy Engelhardt
Maestra MidwestSusan LaVelle
Maestra New England Bethany Aiken, J. Kathleen Castellanos
Maestra NashvilleLori Casteel, Kelsi Fulton
Maestra UK Caroline Humphris, Arlene McNaught, Fran Fenech
Maestras MexicoMarcia Medrano, Mariana Chávez-Lara
Maestra Pacific Northwest
Maestra AustraliaLaura Tipoki
Maestra Canada Christine Lee, Orian Israelsohn, Cynthia Chalifour
Maestra Mid-Atlantic (DC) — Valerie Higgs, Marci Shegogue
Maestra SoutheastAmanda Wansa Morgan
Maestra D-A-CH (German-Speaking Europe) — Sarah Taylor Ellis
Maestra Texas/Dallas Kenady Sean, Vicky Nooe

AFFINITY GROUPS

MODERATORS

Maestra MDsLeigh Delano and Cheryl Gaul
Maestra MomsNico Juber and Anna Dagmar
Student MaestrasAlexandra Bellhaven and Nina Osso
Maestra PrideJulianne Merrill
Maestra Composers/LyricistsPearl Rhein and Koryn Orcutt


COMMITTEES & VOLUNTEERS

Amplify Event PlanningCarrie Caffrey, Chair
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and AccessFaye Chiao, Co-Chair and Anna Ebbesen, Co-Chair
Development — Laura Ivey, Chair and Casey Berner, Director of Development
First TakesRebecca Steinberg, Program Head
ProgrammingJudy Yin-Chi Lee, Chief Program Officer
Volunteers and Search CommitteesCarrie Caffrey, Coordinator

You can also get involved by joining one of these committees or by signing up to be a general volunteer. Please send an inquiry email to [email protected].