MEET OUR STAFF
Sarah Kocken - Executive Director
Sarah graduated from UWEC in December 2007 with a BA in history and English literature. After graduating, she pursued a career in banking. She married in July of 2009 and moved a week later with her husband, Greg, to Wyoming where she continued to work in banking and insurance.  In 2011, Sarah and Greg were able to move back to Eau Claire for Greg's work. Since being back in Eau Claire, Sarah has worked for Royal Credit Union and UW-Eau Claire. She is extremely excited to be with the CVSO, working to build connections and grow the region's passion for music and local musicians. Sarah resides in Eau Claire with her husband Greg, one-year-old daughter Helen and two Siberian Huskies - Tiberius and Olivia. In her free time she enjoys knitting, listening to records, reading and spending time with family. 
Contact her at: sarah@cvsymphony.org

James Forer - Finance Director
Jim is a performing member (viola) of the CVSO since moving to Eau Claire area in 1985, and has been active in management of Symphony since 1988. He has been the past president, treasurer, and is currently the Finance Director and Orchestra Personnel Manager for the CVSO. Jim and his wife Kathleen often assist, the Friends of the Symphony group to help promote the CVSO, and frequently bring their grandchildren (Allyson and Jaren Meyer) to concerts.
Contact him at: jim@cvsymphony.org


Susan Halderman - Personnel Manager
                                                                     Bio and picture coming soon!