ANGELA GREBEN – President, Chairman of Board
Angela is currently enrolled as a student in the San Jose State University Master’s of Library and Information Science online program. She has previous employment experience as a paralegal and enjoys playing classical guitar, gardening, and quilting. Angela joined the Sacramento Guitar Society in 2021 and participates in the Davis Community Guitar Orchestra.
JAMES BANACH – Treasurer & Secretary
Retired – Michigan Technological University, Engineering & Business; 43 years’ experience as an Information Technology Professional with 20 years managing IT organizations and Operations including major banks and insurance companies. Formerly certified as a PMP, Project Management Professional, by the Project Management Institute. Former member of DPMA. Former co-owner of Aurora Portraits Photography.
ANDREW LE – Accounting Advisor
Andrew is a tax CPA. He is interested in guitars among a wide range of hobbies. In 2018 He acquired a guitar and Rock Smith in order to try learning to play a guitar on his own. Most of his time ends up being occupied by other PC games or tabletop gaming.
BROOK ADAY – Technology Consultant
Brook grew up in the California bay area, and settled in Sacramento after graduating from CSUS with a BS in Business Management. He is a Senior IT Project Consultant for the Department of Healthcare Services, and has over 20 years of Project Management and software development experience. He has played guitar since he was a teenager, and enjoys all styles whether it’s rock/pop, fingerstyle, classical, flamenco or jazz. “You can do anything with the guitar, it really has no creative limits or boundaries. It’s a journey that will keep you busy and reward you over a lifetime.”
VIRGINIA EKROTH – School Outreach
Ginger received a Bachelor of Music degree from San Francisco State University and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Sacramento State University. She studied classical guitar at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She taught middle school and high school choral music and guitar classes in the Sacramento region for 26 years, beginning at Cordova High School in the early 1990’s. She directed the Folsom High School Chamber Singers, Concert Choir and Guitar Ensemble, and two choirs at Sutter Middle School for 20 years, until her retirement in June of 2019. She became an SGS member a number of years ago, when past resident Daniel Roest began bringing guest artists to her guitar class as part of the Sac Guitar Society’s school outreach program. She recently joined the SGS Advanced Orchestra, and is enjoying that a lot. During her tenure on the board, she hopes to continue the SGS tradition of school outreach, bringing quality guitar opportunities to students in the greater Sacramento area.
DILOSHINI SENVIRATNE – Grant Writer
Dilo worked 20 plus years with the California State, of which 18 years was with the two largest US public pension funds, managing part of their real estate, private equity and infrastructure investments. After her retirement from State service, she was appointed in 2019 as a Board member for a global infrastructure fund. In 2018 Dilo joined the Sacramento Guitar Society and has been part of its two Davis guitar orchestras since that time. During her free time Dilo does volunteer work at a senior center and enjoys playing competitive tennis. She is also an avid reader, golfer, and a tinkerer who is now learning to work on electronics and robotics. She is an advisor to a Davis non-profit that teachers robotics to underserved girls in the Yolo and Sacramento county public schools.