Thank You Season 2020 Donors

We extend our sincere gratitude to the individuals, families, and foundations who have helped to sustain the mission of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

If you’d like to make an additional gift, report changes, or make corrections to our listing, please contact our development office at (734) 707-4961.


Anne and Howard Cooper
Connie and Tom Kinnear

Connie and Tom Kinnear
Molloy Foundation

VISIONARY | $5,000 – $9,999 ANNUALLY
Anne Cooper
Wendy and Ted Lawrence
Meera and Sri Maddipati
Erin McKean and Steve Sullivan
The Serras Family

ADVOCATE | $2,500 – $4,999 ANNUALLY
Rosalie Edwards/Vibrant Ann Arbor Fund
Louise and Andrew Chang
Steven Fisher and Holly Hein
Dana Muir and Tracy Grogan
Narayan Family
Cindy and John Nixon
Laurie and Tim Wadhams
Eileen and Ron Weiser

LEADER | $1,000 – $2,499 ANNUALLY
Sue and Larry Adler
Cheryl Barget
Elissa and Richard Benedek
Edwin Clarke
Jennifer and Larry Coates
John Copley
   In memory of Jan Berry
Martha Darling and Gilbert S. Omenn
Ann and Hal Davis
Karen and David Dickenson
Cynthia and Andrzej Dlugosz
Jillian Downey and Elph Morgan
Julie and Charles Ellis
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Sandy and David Eyl
Jackie and John Farah
Shari and Dan Fisher
Marty Betts and Guillermo Flores
Betsy Foxman and Michael Boehnke
Judith and Paul Freedman
Stephanie and Tim Freeth
Patricia Garcia and Dennis Dahlmann
Zita and Wayne Gillis
Bonnie and Larry Hagerty
Jane Hassinger and Marvin G. Parnes
Jeff Hauptman
Elizabeth and Rick Jarzembowski
The Jensen Foundation
Ed Kimball
Francine Lafontaine and Robert Picard
Linda and John Larin
Jean A. Lawton and James H. Ellis
Judie and Jerry Lax
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Kathy Legatski
Betsy Yvonne Mark
W. Harry Marsden
Fran and Irwin Martin
Martin Family Foundation
Veronica McCarthy Saint and Sanjay Saint
Ann Meredith
Candice and Andrew Mitchell
Gloria and Rick O’Neill
Lisa Patrell and Joseph Fazio
Deborah Paul-McDonald and Kevin McDonald
Pelz Charitable Lead Trust
Perry Pernicano
Bonnie Reece
Annette and Peter Schork
Katie and Tim Schuster
Patricia and Joseph Settimi
George and Nancy Sloan
Cheryl Speers and John Kurtz
Nancy and James Stanley
Ines and Eric Storhok
Jan and Nub Turner
Alicia Van Pelt
Karen Wood and Howard Cooper III
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Karen Yamada and Gary Dolce

   In loving memory of Joan Boyle
Carol Amster
Becky and Erik Bakker
Lois and David Baru
Lauren Benson Hamerink and John Hamerink
Pat and Paul Cousins
Cindy and Tom Crawford
Susan Cutler Family and Jeff Fessler
Judy and Steve Dobson
Maureen Foley and John Blankley
Elizabeth and William Frieze
Barb and Mitch Goodkin
Kathryn Goodson and John Hieftje
Dennis Hayes
Jane and Dan Hayes
Mary Kerr
Mary and Bill Kinley
   In memory of Dennis Serras
Jon and Jennifer Kinsey
Valerie Kivelson and Timothy Hofer
Sue and Blake Lancaster
   In memory of Laura E. Lancaster
Jean and Jim Libs
Martha McClatchey
Rachelle and Mike Michelon
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Tracy and Y. Jamie Mistry
Dr. Kristin and Paul Nickodemus
Fola Odetola
   In memory of Theophilus Odetola
James Olsen DDS
Lisa and John Paul
Linda Samuelson and Joel Howell
Erich S. Schifter
Kimberly Scott and Oni Werth
Ingrid and Cliff Sheldon
Ann Taylor-Pratt and Evan Pratt
Marianne Udow-Phillips and Bill Phillips
Jack Weidenbach
Carol Wilke

PATRON | $250 – $499 ANNUALLY
Christie and John U. Bacon
Mary and Robert Baird
Deb and Dave Barnes
Susan and John Beckett
Lisa and Scott Belanger
Debbie and Jim Beuche
Joan Binkow
Betsy and Steven Bloom
Janis Bobrin and Mike Allemang
Nicole Brittis and Randall Sung
Amy and Cliff Broman
Alma Rosa and Karson Carpenter
Jenny and James Carpenter
Ilene Carter
Susanne and Paul Cartman
Kathi and Rick Cohen
Melinda and Wayne Colquitt
Howard J. Cooper Fund
   In memory of James Reece
Margaret Couzens Crandall and Michael William
Judy and Joe Cox
Marie and Chris Cregar
Amal and Gregory Dalack
Kevin Dangoor
The Klinich Family
Lisa DiPonio and Benjamin Roush
Lynn Dòrio and Theresa Gratsch
Robbi Duda and Larry Junck
Jill and David Esau
Peter Fayroian
Lynette Findley
Sara and Michael Frank
Julie and Thomas Fritz
Joyce and Steve Gerber
Beth German and Martin Garber
Nancy and Steve Goldstein
Donna and Steven Gotlib
Renee and John Greden
June and David Griffenhagen
Carolynn and Jim Hayman
Barbara and Robert Hooberman
Shari Kennett and RT Paullin
Laura and Jim Kosteva
Laura Kufman and Andrew Czapp
Michele Leshan and Steve Rubenstein
Carolyn and Paul Lichter
Sandi Lopez
Joan Lowenstein and Jonathan Trobe
Diane Lusk
The Marcovitz Family
Betsy and Ben McCallister
Carolyn and Paul McCarthy
Barbara Murphy and Gavin Eadie
Tammie Nahra and Lee Hollander
Betsy and Ken Nisbet
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Arthur S. Nusbaum
Susan and Mark Orringer
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Wesenyelesh and William Peterson
Margaret and Mark Pieroni
Deb and Joe Purcell
Diana Raimi and John Dryden
Krishna Rao
Rennie and Michael Roth
Emily and John Salvette
Kimm and Michael Sarosi
John Scudder and Regan Knapp
Gretta Spier and Jonathan Rubin
Ryan Stanton
Janet Starr
Gail Stout
Deborah and Mark Sulkowski
Suzanne Tainter and Kenneth Boyer
Margaret Talburtt and Jim Peggs
Joanna Tarr Carter and Jim Carter
Stephanie Teasley and Thomas Finholt
Bette M. Thompson
Jane and Nigel Thompson
Vickie and Richard Van House
Colleen Vance and William Price
Marsha Volchoff
Deborah and Mike Weber
Jacki and David Weisman
I.W. Winsten
Mary Wisgerhof

Ruth Addis and Marj Schloff
Theresa and Brad Angelini
Lori and David Antonetti
Mari Arno and Dave Huntoon
Tim Athan
Lucie Audette and Rob Bauman
Pat Bantle
Laurie and Jeffrey Barnett
Linda and Bob Barry
Leslie Bash
   In memory of Norman Bash
Linda and Bruce Belzowski
Linda and Ronald Benson
Stephanie and Bruce Benz
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Joy Berent
Mimi and Ronald Bogdasarian
Victoria Botek and William Edwards
Christy Briggs and James Carter
Anne and Deron Brod
Linda and David Brophy
   In memory of James Reece
Cecile Burbridge and Richard A. Bowerman
Cynthia Burchnell
Connie and Dennis Burke
Meg Burke
Patricia Burkhart
   In memory of James Reece
Timothy J. Byrnes
Ilene Calfin and Michael Jorissen
Janet and Louis Callaway
Mary Carpenter
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Lana and Fred Chang
Anne Chase
Donna Childree
Sandy and Keith Childs
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Shell and Don Cody
Ed Coe
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Laura Colby
Midge and Roger Cone
Constance and James Cook
Susan and Arnold Coran
Constance Crump and Jay Simrod
Betty Cunningham
Anne Curzan
Dave Cushing
The Dechert Family
Sharon and Dallas Dort
Karen and Stuart Downing
Joy and Doug Ensor
   In honor of Julie and Charles Ellis
Tina and Dan Ezekiel
The McMahon Family
Nancy Firestone and Martin Forchheimer
Lisa and Hugh Flack
The Cao Family
Katy and Joe Forcillo
Lucia and Doug Freeth
Linda and Larry French
Robyn Frey and Lawrence King
Marcia and Leon Friedman
Jerrold Frost
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Nancy Frushour and Gary Stelzer
Osnat and Greg Gafni-Pappas
Tom Gibney
Brian Gilchrist
   In memory of Marci Sue Gilchrist
Julie and Jack Glazko
Mona and Edward Goldman
Lee Gorman and Mark Ritz
Cozette Grabb
Mary Sue Grant
Natalie and Lonnie Grantham
Martha and Larry Gray
Svea Gray
   In memory of Whit Gray
Victoria Green and Matthew Toschlog
David Grossman
The Guttman Family
Daniel and Ruth Hamstra
Jan and Dave Hartmann
D. Craig Hausman
Jan and Richard Haynes
Anne Heacock and Stephen Fisher
Debbie and Norman Herbert
Phyllis and David Herzig
Sheryl Hirsch and Jack Billi
Jeri S. Hollister and Tom Bray
Kay Holsinger and Douglas C. Wood
Bob Hopkins
Carol and Ken Hovey
Eisentrout-Howes Family
Connie Huber and Gordon White
Linda Hurst
Kristen and Bradley Johnson
Linda and Mark Johnson
Francine and Paul Jones
Kerin A. Jones
Lisa and David Joseph
Barb and Lenny Kafka
John Kalbfleisch
Lois and Gordon Kane
Elaine and Abe Karam
Aneel Karnani
Michelle and Michael Kaucheck
Sally Kennedy
Stuart Kent
Daniel Ketelaar
Jackie Kilburn
Leah and Paul Kileny
   In honor of Julie and Charles Ellis
Chelle Kilmury and Carl Abrego
Roz and John Kinstler
Betty and Web Kirksey
Shira and Steven Klein
Cathy and Robert Klomparens
Eileen and David Knesper
Rosalie and Ron Koenig
   In honor of Julie and Charles Ellis
Lisa and David Kohn
Lois and Ken Kramer
Robert Krasny
Janet Kreger
Vejayan Krishnan and Siew-Ging Gong
Marian Krzyzowski
Josie and Brian Kuehn
Theresa and Scott Lempka
Anne and Harvey Leo
Linda Lockwood
Katherine and Terence Loh
Alexis Lopez and Jon Morosi
Barbara Lott
Julie Lucas
Jane and John Lumm
Anne Lyke and Mark Fitzgerald
Marcia Major and Bill Burnham
Anne Marsan and Matthew Castanier
Kristin and Neil Marsh
Chica McCabe
William McCune
Timothy E. Richards and Constance S. McGuire
Michael McIntyre
Deborah and Thomas McMullen
William and Gitanjli McRoy
William Meyers
Brian Mielewski
Susan and David Milne
Kathy and Bert Moberg
Kevin Moore
Robert Mowry
Kenneth Nemerovski
Kathleen Nesbitt
Sharon and Chuck Newman
Nancy Niemela and Orest Mykolenko
Renee Nilan
Glenina and Michael Nolte
Richard K. Norton
Angela and Matthew Oonk
MSU Department of Advertising and Public Relations
In memory of James Reece
Cecilia and Al Paas
Beth and Todd Pascoe
Deborah Peery and Douglas Harris
Liz Perri
Jean Perry
Martha Peterson
Barbara Petoskey and James Salay
Mary Ann and Robert Pierce
Jan and Morand Piert
Norma and Ed Pletzke
Susan Pollans and Alan Levy
Jennifer and Rick Poole
Linda Powell
   In memory of James Reece
Stephanie and David Pyne
Linda and Roger Rayle
Katie and Jeff Reece
Cathy and Scott Reisfield
Brian Reynolds
Teresa and Timothy Rhoades
Natalie Robbins
Suzy and Jim Royce
Mary Lou and Steve Rudner
Christine Samida
Lucille and Jose Santiago
Norma and Dick Sarns
Drs. Rosalyn Sarver and Stephen Rosenblum
Maya Savarino
   In memory of Stephanie Lord
Helga and Jochen Schacht
Suzanne Schluederberg and John Lesko, Jr.
Marcia and David Schmidt
   In memory of James Reece
Paul and Krista Schulte
Carol Schwanz
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Amy Seetoo and Stuart Baggaley
Ruby and Richard Shapiro
Janet Shatusky
William Shell
Jean and Thomas Shope
Cheryl Sibilsky
Sandy and Dick Simon
Elaine and Bob Sims
Donna and Stuart Snyder
Deanne Sovereen and Heinz Grassl
Max Sprauer
Tamar Springer and Steve Stancroff
Heather Steenrod
Anna Stefanopoulou and James Freudenberg
Bobbie Stoermer
Donna Tal
Suella and Tom Tecco
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Babette and Randy Ten Haken
Denise Thal and David Scobey
Cathi and Reid Thebault
Jane and Paul Thielking
Madeline and Steve Thiry
Penelope Thomas
Barbara and John Tucker
Ilene and Norm Tyler
Grace Vandervliet
Cam Vozar
Dietmar Wagner
   In memory of Mimi Chapman
Lisa and James Weidenbach
Susan and Neal Weinberg
Sandi and Jeffrey Weintraub
Darragh and Bob Weisman
Lois Weisman
Stefani and Steven Weiss
Betsy and Dusty Wernli
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Lynn and John White
Christa and John Williams
James Wilton
Friedelle and John Winans
Mark Wine
Noel and Chris Winkler
Stella and Mark Wixom
Charlotte Wolfe
Angie Wolney and Dennis Sczomak
Bethany Yanke
Kathy York and Scott Masten
Martha and Eric Young
Brad Zebrack


FAN | $50 – $99 ANNUALLY
Mark Ackerman
Becky and Rick Altschuler
Abigal Alwin
Diane Averill
Suzanne Balliet
Helen Barnes
   In memory of James Reece
Robert Barry
David Bates
Katherine Bates
Terese and Corey Bertcher
Marciah and Bob Boerema
   In memory of Albert Cattell
Jennifer Boes
Diana Bowman and Robert LaJeunesse
Sarai Brachman Shoup and David Shoup
Shirley M. Bucks
   In memory of James Reece
Bill Burgard
Barbara Butler
Stephanie Buttrey and Andy Overmire
Linda S. Carter
Catherine Chow
Ann Clites
   In memory of James Reece
Rita Crosby
Judith Daltuva
Sharon and Michael Darga
Lori Davis and Matthew Linke
Dan Del Zoppo
Mary Ellen and William C. Doty
Darla and Michael Dubin
Ann Epstein
Pamela and Michael Ferraro
   In memory of James Reece
Pamela Fons and William Marlatt
Ruth Forrest
Ilana and Ari Gafni
Linda and Mel Grieshaber
Heidi Hart
Matthew Hill
Susan and David Horvath
Barbara Israel and Richard Pipan
John Iwanski
   In memory of James Reece
Edie Kieffer
Mabelle and Jim Kirk
Barbara Lamar and Terry Adams
Kari and Matt Landry
Gerald Lapidus
Debra and Robert Levine
Jill McDonough and Greg Merriman
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Catherine McLaughlin and Leon Wyszewianski
Miriam Meisler
Deborah Meizlish and Joshua Botkin
Benjamin Taub and Jane Monto
Abbey Nathan
Quincy and Rob Northrup
Joseph OBrien
Billie Ochberg and Sandro Cinti
David Ostreicher
   In memory of James Reece
Michelle Peet and Rex Robinson
Martine Perreault and Tim Chupp and Family
Beth and Lou Quillen
Agnes and Stephen Reading
   In memory of James Reece
Mary Rooney
Carole and Mitchell Rycus
Marianne Rzepka
Lisa and Howard Saulles
Mary and Art Schuman
Rena Seltzer and Pam Shore
Carol and Patrick Sherry
Frances and Scott Simonds
Marie, Larry, and Elliot Sklar
Carissa and Taylor Smith
Megann and Will Smith
Jennifer Stoyenoff
Ann and Phil Surratt
Peg Talburtt and James Peggs
   In memory of Howard Cooper
Ruth Taubman
Barbara Underwood and David Patria
Teresa and George Voegeli
Kim Waldo
Marty Walker and Mark Hauptschein
Sandra and Joe Walls
Sarah and Dr. Edward Walton
Susan and Doug Weber
Judy and Thomas Webster
Claire Weiner and Kirk Brower
Suzy Wienckowski and David Gordon
Cora and Edward Yee
Valerie and John Yodhes


We’d like to also recognize these businesses for their generous gifts in-kind.

Ann and Steve Guttman
City of Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation
Human Element
Illuminatus Lasers
Katherine’s Catering
Lucky’s Market
Michigan Computer Supplies
Phire Group
Quest Productions, LLC
Simply Scrumptious
Underground Printing
University Lithoprinters
Yeo & Yeo CPAs

The Fine Print

Donor recognition is provided for gifts of $50 or more during the festival season following the calendar year in which your gift was made. For example, gifts received between 1/1/2019 and 2/1/2020 are recognized on our website and in the 2020 program guide.

If your name was omitted or is appearing in error, we sincerely apologize. Please reach out and we’ll correct it as soon as possible.

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