Board of Directors
Debbie Riegner, President
Debbie is owner, along with her husband Randy, of TR Insurance Group Inc in Collegeville PA. In addition to the CMS Board, Debbie currently serves as President of the Collegeville Economic Development Corp, which oversees the Main Street program in Collegeville. She is also a member of the Community Club of Collegeville and Central Perkiomen Career Women. Debbie served for 11 years on the board of the Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. She and Randy reside in Collegeville. Both of their adult sons, Stephen and Brad, were students at CMS.
Craig Farr, Ph.D., Vice President
Craig is a long-time resident of Collegeville and board-certified toxicologist. Now a consultant, he spent most of his career ensuring product safety and regulatory compliance in the industrial chemical industry. In addition to serving on the CMS board of directors since 2001, he was on the board of the Collegeville-Trappe United Fund. Craig has been active in scouting for more than 35 years and currently serves on the Eagle Board of Review for the Lafayette District of the Cradle of Liberty BSA Council. His son, Wil, received instruction with 3 instruments at CMS and continues his performance career in music.
Constance Dougher, Esq., Secretary
Connie is a licensed Pennsylvania attorney who has received the Best 50 Women in Business Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and Business Journals of Pennsylvania. She serves as a Volunteer Lawyer in the Classroom for the Pennsylvania Bar Association and has two daughters studying at CMS.
Greg Yagodzinksi, Treasurer
Greg and his wife Linda reside in Pottstown. Greg is a financial advisor at Univest Investments Inc. Greg began his formal music education at age 9 playing the clarinet and saxophone. Today Greg plays bass guitar and performs with the classic rock band Slo Ryde.
Philip O. Antwi is a graduate of USC in Los Angeles CA. He works for Citizens Bank as a Vice President in the commercial banking division . Philip has worked at Citizens Bank for 5 years and prior to that worked for 5 years at Merrill Lynch in the International Quality Assurance group. Philip is also a board member for the Message of Hope, which is a non-profit organization that raises money to give scholarships to students heading to college.
Joseph P. Ciresi
Community Music School has recently appointed Jodi Glondek to its Board of Directors. Glondek, a native of Wyoming, recently moved to Pennsylvania from Colorado, where she resided for 17 years. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado, with a degree in vocal performance. Jodi has over 20 years of experience in retail, as a manager, buyer, visual merchandiser, new store opener for the mid-west region, and marketing coordinator. She has marketed various new businesses, and has extensive knowledge of business ownership. Glondek is married with two children; a 10-year-old son and an 8-year-old-daughter. Ms Glondek will serve on the board's newly formed marketing committee.
Patrick J. Kurtas, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of Prince and Kurtas of Pottstown, PA. In addition to the CMS Board, Mr. Kurtas serves as both a Director and a member of the Executive Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Association. He is also immediate past president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Montgomery Bar Association. Patrick is a native of the area having graduated from Owen J. Roberts High School, Ursinus College, Villanova University School of Law and Villanova College of Business and Finance.
Susan has lived in the Collegeville area for 28 years with her husband Gordon and daughter Rachel. When Susan's daughter began piano lessons in 1994, she first became acquainted with CMS. She continued with piano and added harp lessons in high school, returning after college to continue her studies. This is Susan's fourth term on the board and second as secretary. Previously, Susan served on the board of The Wyndcroft School in Pottstown. Susan is employed at Norristown State Hospital as a psychiatric nurse. In her spare time I enjoy reading, travel, and spending time with friends and family.
David Stepansky is a practicing physician who has provided medical care to the local community for over 30 years. He attended Penn State University and Jefferson Medical College. He has been a member of the Community Music School’s Board of Directors since the school was founded and has served as its president in the past. He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Trappe, nearly across the street from the school’s present location. As an individual devoted to the arts, he has been thrilled to see the school’s growth and to witness the cultural enhancement the school has provided to the community.