The League of American Orchestras’ Board of Directors has named Douglas M. Hagerman chair. He succeeds Patricia A. Richards. Other Board appointments include Melanie Clarke as co-vice chair and David M. Roth as secretary, and Alfred P. Moore joins the Board. They were elected for three-year terms by League members during the organization’s annual meeting in June. Ex-officio Board appointments include Simon Woods, Seattle Symphony; Sara Mummey, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra; and Ann Huntoon, Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra (orchestra executive directors); Megen Balda, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (Youth Orchestra Division); and Rebecca Odland, Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra (Volunteer Council).

Hagerman, based in Milwaukee, WI is the immediate past chair of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and current chair of the orchestra’s music director search committee. Joining the MSO Board in 2007, he became chair in 2011, serving in that role through 2014. Hagerman recently retired after thirteen years as senior vice president and general counsel of Rockwell Automation, Inc. Hagerman graduated from Harvard Law School and Drake University. He studied economics and accounting and is a certified public accountant and former director of the National Association of Manufacturers (2009-2016). Hagerman is married, with two adult daughters. He is a runner and triathlete and is also an Eagle Scout.

Melanie Clarke of Princeton, NJ retired from the Princeton Symphony Orchestra in 2015 after 25 years with the organization, including nine seasons as executive director. A conservatory-trained violinist, she is a trustee of the Highland Center for the Arts, the newly opened venue in Greensboro, VT. As chair of that organization’s Board of Directors, she led the development of the management team, as well as programming for its inaugural summer season.

Alfred P. Moore of Minneapolis, MN retired in 2007 as president of Fiserv Health, the healthcare services division of Fiserv, Inc. (now the UMR division of United Healthcare). During the ten years preceding his retirement, he served in several capacities at Wausau Insurance, Wausau Benefits, Inc., Fiserv Health, and Fiserv, Inc. Moore serves on the boards of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, American Composers Forum, VocalEssence, and American Players Theatre.

David M. Roth of Hartford, CT is a senior managing partner of SouthOcean Capital Partners Inc., which invests in real estate, venture capital, and public and private markets. He was previously a principal and managing director of WLD Enterprises, Inc., a private investment company, and he began his career in the Connecticut law firm of Levy & Droney, P.C. He is a trustee of Lafayette College and a director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, the Jewish Community Foundation, and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.