Conspirare accomplishes its mission of changing lives through exquisite music through the dedicated work of our professional staff, generous board members, and volunteer Ambassadors.

Meet Our Team


Craig Hella Johnson email Artistic Director

Ann McNair email Managing Director

Robert Harlan email Technical Director

Meri Krueger email Artist Relations

Ali Lewis email Assistant Director of Development

Maria Nehring email Grants Manager

Jane Ramirez email Director of Accounting

Indri Schaelicke email Production Assistant

André Trahan email Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director

Board of Directors


  • Nancy Lesch, Chair, Health and Wellness Consultant and Coach
  • Robert Harlan, Vice Chair, Owner, Harlan Enterprises
  • William G. Fivecoat, Treasurer, CPA (ret.)
  • Fran Collmann, Secretary, Owner, TesCom (ret.)
  • Camille Atkins Hardeman, Austin-Travis County Sobriety Center LGC, The Sobering Center, Director of Finance and Operations, MBA
  • Kenneth H. Beck, Co-Founder, The Crossings (ret.)
  • William C. Bednar, Attorney, Independent Practice
  • Marvin J. Brittman, Legal Executive (ret.)
  • Susanna Finnell, Academic Administration. (Ret.)
  • Simone Talma Flowers, Director, MBA
  • Elliott Forrest, Broadcaster/Producer/Director/Designer, WQXR, NY
  • Nina Di Leo, Co-founder, Here Be Monsters Theatre
  • Joey M. Martin, Director of Choral Activities, Texas State University
  • Steven Paulson, 3M (ret.)
  • Joni Wallace, Dentist, Dr. Joni Wallace, DDS
  • Carol Williams, ACC (Certified Coach)


Conspirare offers a variety of opportunities for individuals and corporations to join its musical circle through gifts of time, energy, and talent. Our volunteers have built connections, fostered friendships, and demonstrated the power of human connection in creating a more welcoming environment, not only for our audiences, but our singers and staff as well.