Elaine Petschek’s love of singing has permeated her life from the Glee Club at the Choate School in Brookline, Massachusetts to Smith College where she received a BA and sang in the Freshman choir. Her late husband Charles Petschek served on the boards of many prominent music institutions as well as numerous community, civic, and scientific organizations. He was honored by MasterVoices in 2015. Elaine served on the Board of Young Audiences and the Volunteer Council of the New York Philharmonic. She has been active in the American Jewish Committee since 1960, is currently on the Board of Governors of AJC as well as their Board of Trustees and is honorary chair of AJC’s Women’s Leadership Board. She joined the Board of MasterVoices in 2002. Elaine is the proud mother and grandmother of four children and eight grandchildren.