Board of Directors


Richard Surbeck moved to McCall in 2004 from Sioux City, Iowa. While living in the Midwest, Surbeck was employed as Senior Vice President of Dain Bosworth, a New York Stock Exchange member firm, now known as RBC Wealth Management. He was also active in a number of community organizations including the board of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Association, the Board of the Siouxland Regional Cancer Center, the Sioux City Rotary Club and served a three year term as a Director of the Sioux City Community School District. He was also active as a Junior and Senior Warden of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church in Sioux City. Shortly after retirement in 1998, he was asked to serve as Interim Executive Director of the Sioux City Symphony. He held that position for a year.

Surbeck is a member and Treasurer of St Andrew’s Episcopal Church in McCall and is a member of the McCall Rotary Club. He and his wife Margaret are parents of four children, nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


Bob Hallock hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and graduated from Indiana University. A business career situated him in San Diego for 33 years. Bob and his wife, Linda, have owned a home in McCall since 1999 and became permanent residents in 2010.

Bob attributes his great appreciation for music to the cultural influences of both growing up in Ann Arbor and attending Indiana University. That appreciation continues to be enhanced by McCall Music Society!

  TREASURER: Thomas owen

  Tom Owen is Brundage Mountain’s new Director of Finance. Owen is a CPA with a Masters degree in accounting  and a certificate in Ski Area Management. His previous work includes leadership positions at a Big 4 accounting  firm. Owen most recently served as Brundage Mountain’s Finance and Accounting Manager, where he successfully  implemented efficient work processes, modeled revenue forecasts and demonstrated great motivational and leadership qualities.


   Jennifer joined the McCall Music Society Board of Directors in February 2021.  She has a passion and appreciation   for all kinds of music, especially live music.   Jennifer has lived in McCall with her husband and daughter since    2004, where she works as the Development Director of another nonprofit organization in town, the Payette Lakes  Ski Club.   Her experience in youth programming, fundraising and nonprofit development will be helpful to MMS  moving ahead.   Jennifer loves that she has found a home in McCall Music Society to blend her love of music,  education, and community service.


Mary Lou Rush is an Idaho native who was raised in Eastern Idaho and graduated from the College of Idaho.  After spending five years teaching in the Arctic, she, her husband, Jim, and their two daughters returned to McCall  permanently in 1975.  Mary Lou taught in the McCall-Donnelly Schools for over 25 years.  She was an Elementary classroom teacher with endorsements in visual arts and dance.  She was involved in developing curriculum and training teachers in both these areas for the Idaho Sate Department of Education.   She and her family have been involved in the Music Society since its inception.  Her daughters were members of the original orchestra and two of the first elementary violin students in McCall.  She has been an advocate of the arts-visual, theatre, literary, dance,and musical- for as long as she can remember.  She is an avid gardener who also enjoys hiking, biking, tennis, white water rafting, and traveling.

Communications and Youth Programs:  Suzanne Paisley

Suzanne moved to McCall three years ago and she and her husband are full time residents.  The move from Eastern Idaho was an easy one when the charm and community of McCall proved to be the perfect place to become an active citizen. Before making Idaho her home Suzanne had a successful career as a commercial photographer in Northern California. Suzanne owned a multi media production company in San Francisco and later became a marketing photographer for the San Francisco Chronicle /Examiner newspapers.  She finished off her career working for the University of California, Davis -Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 

During the years of living in eastern Idaho, Suzanne was involved in many non profit organizations and served as president of the Teton County Valley Arena board. Suzanne is currently a life member of the Payette Lakes Progressive Club and is Chair of the scholarship committee. As a lover of Classical Music, Suzanne looks forward to bringing her marketing and creative talents to the McCall Music Society.

  Chuck Small

  Biography coming soon.




  Patti Barrow

  Biography coming soon.