Board of Directors
Scott Scharman, Board Chair
Vice Chair, Jacqueline Poulson
Caroline Nehren, Executive Secretary
Dave Traveller, Treasurer: David Traveller graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Accounting. He joined the firm of Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) in Salt Lake City. David spent 10 years in their audit department specializing in the Entrepreneurial Services Group, which included serving start-up and high-tech companies. Dave left Ernst & Young to found his own company, Traveller & Company, LLC. He is a member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Sterling S. Poulson, Music Director: Sterling Poulson is the Music Director and Founder of The Choral Arts Society of Utah, conducting as many as six concerts each year with the 100-voice choir. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Choral Music Education from the University of Utah. He is the Chief Meteorologist for KUTV 2News, joining the KUTV 2News Weather Team in December 1989. This veteran forecaster graduated with a degree in Meteorology and trained as a forecaster in the United States Air Force. During his ten years on active duty with the USAF, He served a thirteen-month tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971. He served six years with the Air Force Reserve and 11 years with the Utah Air National Guard, retiring after 27 years of service.
Dean Meservy, Sales & Marketing: A native of Wenatchee, Washington, Dean holds degrees in Political Science from Utah State University, Business Administration from George Washington University, and an MA from the U.S. Army Russian Institute Foreign Area Officer Program in Russian and East European Studies. He is currently a civilian employee with the U.S. Department of Defense. Dean has been in the choir since 2016. His wife, Shaura, performs with the Mou
Andrea Bennett, Event Coordinator: Andrea has a degree in Elementary
Education and Certification in Special Education for children birth to 5 years of age. She has been teaching for 21 years, the last 12 in teaching special education for preschool children. She was the volunteer coordinator for the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure for 4 years. Andrea joined the choir in 2006 and has served in many capacities. These include the Gala Fundraising Committee for 6 years, the last 3 as Chair, and costuming. She has been a member of the Board for several years as Membership Chair and now as Event Coordinator.
Scott Scharman, Development Director: Scott is currently a Vice President for U.S. Bank where he has worked since 1982. He attended Salt Lake Community College and the University of Phoenix where he earned a degree in Business Administration. He is a retired Major of the Utah Air National Guard. Scott is the former Board Chair of the Clark Planetarium, past President of the Valley West Rotary Club, and past Board member of the Valley West Chamber of Commerce.
Ronda Staheli – Membership Chair
Doug Steeneck, Contracts: Doug is a retired Major from the U.S. Air Force after nearly 24 years of service as both a non-commissioned officer and a commissioned officer. His service culminated with a tour in Afghanistan where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He graduated with honors from Weber State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Doug has volunteered for over 20 years with the Boy Scouts of America. He has also served in the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, the U.S. Pony Club, the National Guard Officers Association, and the 4-H program. With family and friends, he enjoys hunting, camping, boating, fishing, and working with wood and metal.