Board of Trustees

All trustees believe passionately in the power of choral music to uplift and transform Princeton Pro Musica’s current and future audiences, performers, and communities. The board works continually to enable PPM to reach ever higher levels of artistic excellence and fiscal sustainability.


Board of Trustees July 2021


Jan Johnson TrusteeJan Johnson, President
Children’s Librarian, Ret.
Princeton Public Library


Richard Farris TrusteeRichard Farris, Vice President
Technical Writer, Ret.


PPM Board Photo Dottie Cassimatis headshot 2017Dottie CassimatisTreasurer & Chair Finance Committee 
Account Manager
Fresnel Partners, Yardley, PA 


Claudia-Classon.jpgClaudia Classon, Secretary
Awards Manager
Princeton University Press

Erica Appel jpgErica Appel
Senior Managing Editor
John Wiley & Sons

Billy Ford TrusteeBilly Ford  
Sole Proprietor
S. W. Ford, Inc, NYC, NY


Angel Gardner jpgAngel Gardner
Assoc. Director, External Affairs, Lewis Center for the Arts
Princeton University

PPM Board Carol JohnstonCarol Johnston
New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts


Brian Matthews PPM Board PhotoBrian Matthews, Esq.  
Chair, Governance Committee
Associate, Cole Schotz, P.C.

Dan Spira jpgDan Spira
Vice President, Customer Technology
Dow Jones & Company


Ryan James BrandauRyan Brandau, ex officio
Artistic Director, Princeton Pro Musica



Mary Trigg 2016Mary Trigg, ex officio
Executive Director, Princeton Pro Musica