Leading citizens from the communities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls serve on the wcfsymphony Board and Friends of wcfsymphony Board.

Mr. Cressy Whalen was the first president of the original Waterloo Symphony Orchestra Association, which through the decades has been the governing body guiding the organization’s functions. Over 85 years of name and venue changes a total of forty-seven different individuals have served as President of the orchestra, sixteen serving for more than one term of office. Following Mr. Whalen were Robert Parrott, Dr. Edward Rohlf, Dr. R.J. Carroll, Guy French, Ben F. Butler, Rev. David Jones, Dr. Frank Shaw, W.P. Hogan, Homer Asquith, Horace Van Metre, Dr. H.L. Sisson, Charles Swisher, Warren Mead, Sefton Abbott, Roger Tillapaugh, Richard Baker, Edward McCoy, Dr. Philip Hastings, Jay Levi, Robert Noonan, Henry Cutler, Dr. James Hutcheon, Victor Kennedy, George Day, Kathy Frerichs, Parke Behn, James Martin, James Potter, Bill Jenner, David Evans, Jean Ann Stoaks, Ed Wilson, Ken Wernimont, Marge Brom, David H. Buck, George Cemore, Jeri Jenner Karr, Joni Hollen, Wes Heitzman, David R. Mason, Mark Baldwin, Mary Kabel, Kathleen Wernimont, Richard Congdon, C. Kevin McCrindle, Russell Curtis, Steve Schmidt, Mike McCrary, David Braton, Dee Vandeventer, and current president Joanne Lane.


2018-19 Board

Joanne Lane, President
Brad Jensen, Secretary
Louis Fettkether, Treasurer
Stephanie Clohesy
Russell Curtis
Kate Dunning
Angeleita Floyd
Robin Frost
Stephen Gaies
E.J. Gallagher, III
Chris Hoffman
James Kenyon
Martha Kroese
Bard Mackey
Sally Malcolm
Lee Nicholas
Kent Opheim
Linda Waldon
Virginia Wilber
Renee Veenstra