Board of Directors

President & CEO, Karlene McGill

Born in a log cabin in Stone County, Missouri, Karlene spent most of her career as a closing specialist for several title companies, rising to the position of vice-president. Karlene became the camp director for the second Traditional Ozark Music Camp and has coordinated both the camps and the Possum Holler Fiddlers since that time.  Karlene has been the “hands-on” person since that time, being instrumental in organizing camps, arranging performances at churches, fund-raisers and festivals.  She has organized out of the area trips to Kansas, St. Louis, Scotland, and Washington D.C. 

Vice-president, Craig Dudenhoffer - Craig is a parent and manager of Wal-mart Store.

Secretary, Wendy Wright - An active supporter of OMM, Kim is a parent and an elementary school teacher.  

Treasurer, Lowell Thomsen - Until his retirement, Lowell Thomsen was the chief financial officer for Tela-Trip Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mutual Of Omaha. After his move to the Ozarks, Lowell became active in community organizations, particularly his church, where he serves in several capacities including that of church treasurer.   

Director , Judy Domeny Bowen - Judy is an elementary school teacher and since childhood an Ozark folksinger extraordinaire

Consultant, Bob McGill - Bob was employed for seventeen years as a Youth Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Service. Following that, he was the founder and director of a not-for-profit corporation, Ozark Adventures.  He holds a PhD. from the Union Graduate School, Cincinnati Ohio.