Meet Our Board

The Denver Chorale board is made up of volunteer members, both singers and non-singers, who meet at least monthly to assist in the management of the organization, including fundraising, marketing, grantwriting and more. 

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Sadie Wheeler, president

Sadie teaches middle school language arts in Aurora, Colorado. She has been with the Denver Chorale for two years and loves singing classical and pop music. She sang in Mile 21 A Capella at CU Boulder and loves creating vocal harmony.


Rachel Schaefer, vice-president/fundraising

Rachel has been a member of the Denver Chorale for three years, and has been singing in various capacities for 30 years. She loves working with people and the community. As vice-president and fundraising chair of the board, she enjoys managing the annual silent auction. 


Ron Winsor, treasurer

Ron is a retired corporate manager who was responsible for administering large budgets for operations in Europe as well as the United States. Ron brings organizational and financial management skills to the board, as well as a love of choral singing! Ron has enjoyed performing in choral groups in high school, college and in the Navy, and has served on the board since May of 2016.


Sarah Quirke, secretary

Sarah serves as the board's diligent secretary. She has loved art and music since always, with many years of musical theater, choir and acappella groups, classical piano lessons, and most recently, performing bedtime songs with her toddler. The Denver Chorale holds a special place in her heart, because singing together with a group is magical!


Lisa Hamm-Greenawalt, digital marketing

Lisa is a marketing professional and voice artist who has been singing and performing for many years. Lisa moved to Colorado from New York in 2008. Formerly a member of the Evergreen Chorale, she performed in a number of musicals, including Quilters, Once Upon a Mattress, the Sound of Music and Amahl and the Night Visitors. After moving to Lakewood, Lisa joined the Denver Chorale in 2015.


Sara Knudsen, print marketing/webmaster

Sara is the owner of Gold Stripe Consulting, LLC, a graphic and web design marketing firm located in Littleton, Colorado. She is also the executive director of a local non-profit dedicated to helping small businesses succeed. Sara has been a member of the Chorale for three years, and active on the board since joining, in various positions. In addition to singing with the Chorale, she loves to spend time with her husband and two daughters.


Sara Schlabach

Sara has been a member of the Chorale since 2015 and now sits as a member of the board. She has been incredibly grateful to be part of such an inclusive, fun and creative group in our community, as it offers her an opportunity to re-charge, feeds her desire to perform and cultivates lasting, positive relationships. Sara spends the rest of her time working alongside those experiencing homelessness, gardening, rollerblading and laughing with loved ones. 


Dan Johnson

Dan brings an extensive amount of business experience to the board. In the banking industry, he was active in marketing and new product development. He was also involved in a running a successful small custom product business that was respected on a national level by industry leaders. Dan began his musical journey at the age of 13 when he took up the coronet. He is now profoundly focused on his love of music and helping others realize their creative dreams.