The SRJO is supported year-round by the Seattle Jazz Orchestra, a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation comprising a special group of dedicated jazz enthusiasts. This group works to raise funds and provide organizational management, so that we may bring you the best jazz in Seattle.

Joseph Renn, P.E., S.E. (President)*

Senior Structural Project Engineer, HNTB Company, Bellevue, WA

Carol Bryant (Vice-President)*

Jill DeMarco (Secretary)*

Retired Program Manager of Regulatory Issues Management, Aviation Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Lenore Defliese (Treasurer)*

Steve Dunphy (Immediate Past-President)*

Communications Consultant, Freelance Writer

Neal Friedman (SRJO Emeritus President)

Public Defender, Snohomish County​

Abe Beeson

Jazz Radio Host, KNKX 88.5 FM

James E. Brown, II, Esq.

Audrey Nutt

McCray Pettway

Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Expiditors Int'l of Washington

Stillman Saunders, PMP, PMI-ACP, MBA

Sr. IT Project Manager,  Puget Sound Energy 

Jackie Schafer

Founding Team Member, Weekdays

Ken Steiner

Senior Loan Office, Home Street Bank

Janet Upegui

Sandra Walker, M.D.

Physician, Swedish Hospital

Clarence Acox (Artistic Director)**

Former Director of Bands, Garfield High School


Michael Brockman (Artistic Director, Executive Director)**

Faculty, University of Washington School of Music

* Denotes Executive Committee


** Denotes Ex-Officio