Committee Members

Elected members 2024

  • President: Anne Jaquiery (Viola). Anne plays viola and sometimes violin. In her day job, she works as a paediatrician and researcher.
  • Treasurer: Robert Shelton (Violin). Robert is a violinist who joined the orchestra in 2008. He finds mixing with creative musicians a delightful change from his daytime job, working as a project manager & engineer.
  • Secretary: Mandi Bromwich (Violin). 
    I first joined BOPS when I moved to Tauranga 25 years ago, so I’m nearly part of the furniture!
    When I’m not playing, teaching or working I do my best to escape somewhere with my mountain bike.
  • Committee members:
    Rebecka Beetz (Violin and Concertmaster). Rebecka enjoys getting a break from work as a translator and being a Mum, by playing violin in the orchestra.
    Tom Petchell (Clarinet). Tom was once described as an engineer by profession and a musician by temperament, and is still trying to work out if it was a compliment or not.
    Alyson Hendren (Violin).

Ex officio
Music director: William McElwee