Directors & Advisors

Therapeutic Harp Foundation - Logo
501(c)3 public charity
Serving Arizona
Located in Phoenix, AZ | 
Reducing Pain & Anxiety
Delivering live therapeutic music with nationally certified harpists.

Introducing Our Board of Directors

Rene Kyle, President
Rene Kyl, President
Loretta Love Huff, Vice President
Loretta Love Huff, Vice President
Renee Shprecher, Secretary
Renee Shprecher, Secretary
  • Jocelyn Obermeyer, Program Director
  • Joyce Buekers, Founding Director
  • Marina Applegate-Chavez, Director
  • Cheryl Hitzen-Gaines, Director
  • Pat Poulson, Director
  • Dana Campbell Saylor, Director
  • Charles Sears, Director
  • Rotonda Smith, Director
  • Peggy Steele, Director

Therapeutic Harp Foundation Advisors

The Therapeutic Harp Foundation has been fortunate enough to have the wisdom of several prominent Phoenicians who have contributed greatly to the Valley of the Sun and have been and continue to be our supporters and advisors.

We are grateful for their words and wisdom as we have grown and continue to grow.
  • Linda Alderson, Executive Director, Audrey’s Angels
  • Elizabeth Banta, Executive Director, Duet
  • Rev. Ed Beck, Retired Healthcare and Spiritual Visionary
  • David Berens, Technical Consultant
  • Martin Breeden, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Dignity Health
  • Adrienne Bridgewater, Harpist
  • Michael Buekers, MPB Realty Services
  • Mary and Richard Carr
  • Steve Chanen, Chanen Construction
  • Marge Ebeling, Ph.D., Founder, WellCare Foundation
  • Lynne Ericksson, Photographer
  • Robert Fishman
  • Marie Mohr Grandstaff, Harpist, Community Leader
  • Kate Hanley, Tempe Community Council
  • Rev. Louie Lyon, SCAMA, Past President
  • Rev. Deanne Hodgson, RN, Applied Tai Chi
  • Mary Holden, Editor
  • Linda Hunt, Press Events & CEO, Dignity Health, Arizona
  • Carol Jensen, Events
  • Rebecca Kenyon, Financial Advisor, UBS
  • Gladys McGarey, MD: Mother of Holistic Medicine
  • Sister Margaret McBride, Area Vice President of Mission Integration, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center: Dignity Health
  • Mary Jane and David McHenry
  • The Reverend Dr. Culver Nelson, Founder: Church of the Beatitudes
  • Darlene Newsom, CEO, UMOM
  • Lee Peterson, Retired CEO, Sun Health Foundation
  • Pat Poulson, Pat Poulson Productions
  • Patrice Riegel, Staging by Patrice
  • Robin Ruecker, Marketing, Events
  • Caroline and Phill Rubin, MD
  • Susan Seats
  • Kathy and David Seid, Minibuk®
  • Cille and Vernon Swaback, Architect and Visionary
  • Susan Walling, President, PhilanthropyWorks
  • Shelley Weist, Ph.D., and Paul Wiest, WeiStudios, Harp and Piano
  • Elizabeth Valdez de Ortiz
  • Nassar Zaghy, Love is the Solution Foundation
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