OCS Board of Directors
Chad McClellan, Chair
Chad McClellan is a graduate of Rollins College where he studied vocal performance and conducting. He is currently the Program Manager and violin instructor at A Gift For Music (a program of A Gift For Teaching) and serves as Chancel Choir director at Merritt Island Presbyterian Church. Now in his second term as the chair of the board of directors for the Orlando Choral Society, Chad first began singing in the Garden Choir when it was founded in 2007. In 2008, he formed Sounds Like Chicken A Cappella, an all male vocal group that performs throughout the Central Florida area. In 2011, he was the founding president of the Sigma Eta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the nation's largest music fraternity. He is also a member of the American Choral Directors Association, Florida Vocal Association, Florida Music Educators Association, Barbershop Harmony Society, and is a Big Brother in Big Brother Big Sisters of America.
Sharon Graham, Vice Chair
Sharon Graham is the Vice Chair of the Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors. She is a Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC) and founder and Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Institute for Music Therapy, LLC. Her expertise is in the neurobiologic and therapeutic applications of music, business management, and team building. Sharon received a B.A. in Voice from Florida College and her Master’s degree in Music Therapy from the Florida State University. She is a member of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), Florida Music Educators Association, and NAfME. Sharon serves as the Co-Chair of the Florida Music Therapy Task Force and the Southeastern Representative for AMTA’s Professional Advocacy Committee. She has been a member of the Garden Choir since 2012, Voci del Cuore since its inception in 2017, and the Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors since 2017.
Gayle Fitzpatrick, Secretary
Gayle Fitzpatrick serves as Secretary of the Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors. She has over 25 years’ experience in human resources and served for 10 years as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services for Prison Fellowship Ministries in Reston, VA. After moving to Orlando, she served as Director of Volunteers for Shepherd’s Hope for approximately five years. Gayle has been a volunteer at Lake Whitney Elementary School for 10 years and received the Special Judge’s Award for 2012-2013 from Orange County Public Schools. Gayle received a BS from North Georgia College and a Masters from George Washington University. She has been a member of Garden Community Choir since its inception in 2007 and has served a total of eight years on the Board.
Vicki Hardy, Treasurer
Vicki Hardy is Treasurer for the Orlando Choral Society. She has been in the Independent Insurance Agency business for 40 years, currently works for Corkhill Insurance Agency in Orlando. When she is not working she enjoys being a Youth Sponsor at her church. Vicki loves to sing and believes that Music is good for the soul. She has been a member of the Garden Choir since 2016 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2017.
Danita Dunn, Fundraising Co-Chair
Danita Dunn is the Fundraising Committee Co-Chair for the Orlando Choral Society. She is a Lockheed Martin Corporation retiree with a career in Program Management and Certified to lead efforts valued at over $100M. Her strengths are customer relationships, proposal management, leading matrix organizations, and program planning and execution. Her education includes a BS in Business Management and a MSM in Business. She has been a member of the Garden Choir since 2015 and the Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors since 2018.
Joe Dunn, Fundraising Co-Chair
Joe Dunn is Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee for Orlando Choral Society. He retired from Lockheed Martin after a rewarding career in International Business Development, including 4 years of leadership roles in Europe. Joe has also provided consulting services to the aerospace industry in strategic planning and leadership mentoring. He has a BA from the University of New Mexico and a MBA from University of Baltimore. He served in the US Air Force. Joe has been on the Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors since 2018. He is also a Florida Master Naturalist and President of the citizen advocacy group “Friends of Lake Apopka”.
Lindsay Stough, Marketing Chair
Lindsay Stough is the Publicity Committee Chair of the Orlando Choral Society. She is a Communications and Marketing Professional with a degree in Advertising/Public Relations from the Pennsylvania State University. Lindsay has experience in the sports, real estate, travel and non-profit industries. She began singing in various ensembles at the age of 11. In her leisure time, Lindsay plays the piano and flute. Some of her favorite composers include Mozart, Brahms and Chopin. She has been a member of Garden Choir since 2017 and a member of Voci del Cuore since 2018.
Corinne Stebner, Membership Chair
Corinne Stebner is the Membership Chair for the Orlando Choral Society. She is a retired RN of Advent Health. Her expertise was in NICU and Nursing Informatics. She has been a member of the Garden Choir since 2016 and joined the board as Membership Chair in 2017.
Samantha Mazzola, Volunteer Chair
Sam Mazzola is the Volunteer Committee Chair of the Orlando Choral Society. She holds a degree in Music, with a focus on Vocal Performance from the College of Charleston and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration from University of Colorado. She is an Operations Team Captain, Relief Analyst, and Training Coordinator for Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando. Sam joined the choir in the inaugural year of Voci del Cuore in 2017 and then expanded her involvement into the Garden Choir and Orlando Choral Society Board of Directors in 2018.
Peter Collins, Production Chair
Peter Collins is the Production Committee Chair and has been with the Orlando Choral society since 2017. With 20+ years in the Technical Entertainment industry he is currently a Manager at Universal Orlando, supporting all the shows in the parks. He brings his production and technical experience to help the Society’s concerts run smoothly and to look as beautiful as they sound.