Los Angeles Opera Announces New Board Member

By David Salazar

The Los Angeles Opera has announced that Annette Ermshar has been elected to the Board of Directors. 

Ershmar is a clinical and neuropsychologist who has her own private practice and is the Principal and CEO at Dr. Ermshar and Associates, Specialized Psychological Services. 

She has also supported such as organizations as National Ability Center, the Wheelchair Foundation, Foothill Family Services, and Hillsides Pasadena Services for Children and Family. 

Ershmar also sits on the board of such organizations as the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Adventist Health Glendale Foundation Board, the Pasadena Symphony and Pops, and the Blue Ribbon of the Los Angeles Music Center. 

“Annette has been a big fan of the company for many years, so we were absolutely delighted when she told us she wanted to deepen her involvement with us,” said Keith R. Leonard, Jr., chairman of LA Opera’s board of directors, in an official press statement. “She is passionate not just about opera, but about giving back to the community, and we are excited to have her take on this new leadership role with us.”