The Board of Directors is an elected group of members who provide leadership and guidance to support Nashville in Harmony. The Board is responsible for many organizational functions ranging from budget and policies to overseeing committees to support the mission of NiH.
Bridget Meadows has been in the Nashville area since 2007. She lives in Franklin with her husband Tony, and their two children, Darcy and Ryan. Bridget works as a Research & Development Manager for Mars Petcare in Franklin, TN. Bridget came to Nashville in Harmony in 2011 with a desire to rediscover the joy and camaraderie of singing with a choir she always felt as a student, but found so much more. Between work, family, and NiH, there’s not much time left in the day! In that spare time she loves to read, eat and drink well, and travel with her family and friends, especially to snow ski or ride roller coasters.
A member of Nashville in Harmony since the Spring of 2012, Judy has served the organization as a Buddy to new Tenor members, Assistant to the Artistic Director, and most recently as the first Director of Outreach, when the Board position was created in 2014. Judy works in IT for Censis Technologies in Franklin. She and her wife Suzanne live in Brentwood with their much-loved border collie/lab mix rescue wonder dog, Addison.
Charles began serving with Nashville in Harmony in the Spring of 2017. Originally from Colorado, Charles relocated to Nashville in the summer of 2015 to narrow the geographical distance with his family and for winters that were a little less harsh.
Charles is currently a Corporate Trainer where he is responsible for overseeing the education and growth of over one thousand employees in the Middle Tennessee area.
Charles received his Master of Arts in Management and HR, with honors, from American Public University in 2018. Charles also holds a Certified Human Resource Specialist designation from the University of Michigan. Charles’ passion for Human Resources and Project Management has allowed him to successfully transform multiple failing businesses across the United States. His 8+ years of event management experience includes organizing the largest outdoor sculpture invitational in the United States and working with numerous non-profits and theaters. His dedication, drive and experience makes him a perfect fit for his position on the board with Nashville in Harmony.
Erin Harris joined Nashville in Harmony in 2015 when a perfect storm of returning to her hometown, working as Senior Director of Impact for the Barbershop Harmony Society, and meeting Don Schlosser in a choral consortium luncheon motivated her to sing and get more involved! Erin's passion in life is to encourage more joy in the world by facilitating millions of opportunities where all people can share a meal, make music, and explore together. Erin is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with a Master's degree in Sustainability and has worked for large corporations, small businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits across diverse industries to help them scale their impacts. Erin has two senior citizen pups named Layleh (black labrador retriever) and Luna (red miniature pinscher), rides motorcycles, loves the water, and will try almost anything once.
Shae joined Nashville in Harmony first as a Fifth Section volunteer and then as a singer in 2008. Her spouse, Garrett, is an incredible partner who encourages Shae to take risks, have adventures, and supports her in all she hopes to accomplish. Together, they have two roguishly intelligent and hilarious teens and a menagerie of animal-kind. Shae is an award-winning public school educator, a role she has happily filled for over two decades. She currently serves as president of the Rutherford Education Association, a mentor to MTSU student teachers, and as a GSA co-sponsor. Shae is a published author, artist, and a Trekker extraordinaire.
Beth has been a devoted member of NiH since 2007. She has held several leadership positions during her time with the chorus, including Editor of the weekly membership newsletter, Soprano Section Representative, and Board Secretary. She is now happy to serve as the board director in charge of membership issues for our 120-member group. In her working life, Beth is the business manager for NashTrash Tours, whose owners enthusiastically and generously support NiH and our mission.
Lily is a native Nashvillian with a passion for music and service. As a board-certified music therapist, Lily uses music to improve patients’ physical, mental, and emotional goals. She received her bachelor of music therapy degree from Loyola University New Orleans. Lily serves as the Tennessee Association for Music Therapy’s secretary. She lives in Madison with her fiancée, Jesse; their dogs, Mic and Jascha Heifetz; and cat, Barry.
Kim Ewell is a local girl and has loved to sing all her life. When she joined Nashville in Harmony in 2010, she discovered an organization that is as beautiful inside as it is on stage. Kim has been a member of the Concert Planning committee since 2012.
Kim is an experienced leadership coach and business consultant for individuals and organizations. She believes people are at their best when they are whole and present: mind, body and spirit, and that organizations are as strong as the relationships between their people. Kim has served on multiple non-profit boards in the Middle Tennessee area, and had the good fortune to travel and work on global projects around the world. Kim lives with her heartner, JT, and their fur children in the Madison area.
Having previously served Nashville in Harmony as President-Elect and President, Brandon is honored to once again provide leadership to the organization through his role as Treasurer. Since August 2015, he has been Executive Director of Empower Tennessee, a non-profit dedicated to promoting opportunities for people with disabilities to strive for greater independence. Previously, Brandon served for 10 years at Nashville CARES. He is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and Vanderbilt University and holds credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. He and his family (husband, Brandon, and son, Coy David) live in the Bellevue area.