The role of the Golden Gate Performing Arts Board of Directors is to support the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus in its mission to create extraordinary musical experiences that inspire community, activism, and compassion. The Board maintains oversight of the mission, financial and fiduciary management, maintaining public trust in the institution, hiring and evaluation of Executive staff, and support for Executive staff. Through appreciation and respect for the organization’s history, the Board leads the organization as visionaries for the future.


  • Steve Huffines, Chair
  • Peter Drake, Vice Chair
  • Skip Schneider, Treasurer
  • Glenn DeSandre, Chorus President
  • Mike Bernard
  • Cammy Blackstone
  • Eric Chau
  • Kenyon DeVault
  • André Farris
  • Sean Livingston
  • Gregory Marks
  • Chris Padula
  • Eddie Reynolds
  • Paul Saccone
  • John Ybarra
  • Keith Pepper