Board of Directors

Executive Board of Directors
  • President Emeritus: Linda Lin Yu (acting President)

Retired Senior Vice President, Fuel Tech, Inc., Research Associate-Manager, Ecolab-Nalco. B.S., Ph.D. Chem. Engineering/Chemistry. Mother and Grandmother.

  • Vice President: Barbara Norris Coates

Professional Grant Writer. Mother.

  • Secretary: Sonja Radovic

Musician and Teacher. Mother.

  • Treasurer: Helena Cai

Professional Accountant. Mother.

  • Director of Marketing and Strategies: Karen Do

Formerly Marketing Strategist. Mother.

  • Director of Community Relations: Denise West

Formerly Director of Community Development, Benedictine U. Fundraising. Mother and Grandmother.

Organizing Board
  • Ambassadors: Irene Anderson, Phyllis Anderson, Sandee Bernklau, John Brubaker, Kan Chou, Tonya Kessler, Susan Logan, Alanna Mientus, Sonja Radovic
  • Hospitality: OPUS Administrative Assistant, Parent Volunteers
  • Fundraisers / Donations & Community Outreach: Julie BerkowiczBarbara Norris Coates, Paulette Moffett, John Schlaman, William Small, Jr., Denise West
  • Editor-in-Chief: Kevin Moriarity
  • Strategic Planning: Terry Liu, Karen Do, Barbara Norris Coates
  • e-Newsletter Issuance & Technology / Website: Preeti Kulkarni and Kevin Moriarity
  • Social Media:  Drew O’Neill (Coordinator), Jayanthi Sunderarajan, Sundararajan Venugopalan, Kevin Moriarity 
  • Photography: Kan Chou
OPUS Camp
  • Music Director: Mara Gallagher
  • Piano Coordinator: Dr. Stephanie Wu
  • Artists-in-Residence / Orion Ensemble Representatives: Kathy Pirtle, Florentina Ramniceanu
Past OPUS Presidents
  • Dr. Linda Lin Yu, Founding President (1999-2001) and President Emeritus
  • Kathy Macko, 2001-2002; Isabella Dudreck, 2002-2004; Yvonne Fawell, 2004-2006; Laurel Holden, 2007-2009; Soo Chang, 2010-2013; David Walden, 2013-2015; Audrone Meiliulyte, 2016-2017.