Board and Staff

Bob Sittig

President

Bob Sittig is the retired administrator of Seattle First Baptist Church. As a result of his association with the church, he has watched Diverse Harmony grow since its inception as the chorus has rehearsed at that facility throughout its existence. A retired Mechanical Engineer he spent his career in industrial process machinery design and corporate management. As a father of three and a grandfather of seven, Bob has an appreciation for the struggles young folks face in today’s fast pace environment and he feels that Diverse Harmony plays an essential part in providing a safe and encouraging place for those who can’t find it elsewhere.

Read Bob’s Open Letters to the Community

Viola Eldred

Business Manager

Viola is the business manager for Diverse Harmony. She comes to us as a long time Companis volunteer. Viola is a mental health professional who has spent most of her years working with the homeless and other marginalized groups.

Paul Fadoul

Board Member

Paul began his career as an actor and director in New York after graduating from NYU. He soon transitioned to a career in film and television production, eventually owning his own production company in Hollywood. After 25 years he went back to school and received a Masters in Teaching from Seattle University. For 10 years he taught elementary and middle school where he directed several student productions each school year. For his third act Paul got his USCG Captains license and became a certified sailing instructor. Paul enjoys sailing his Catalina 320, playing the cello, singing with the Skagit Valley Chorale and hiking and biking the trails of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Rhonda Juliano

Artistic Director

Rhonda Juliano is a native Washingtonian who grew up with a passion for music and a love for working with people.  She received her Master of Music in choral conducting from the University of Arizona in Tucson, her Bachelor of Music in education from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, and her School Administration credentials at City University in Bellevue.  Rhonda is currently the founder and serving as the Artistic Director of Fluidity of the South Sound, an SSAA chorus that sings to pay it forward to non-profits in our community. Adding to a 27-year teaching career, Rhonda is currently teaching music at Bryant Montessori in the Tacoma Public School District.

Prior to Fluidity of the South Sound. Rhonda was the founder and Artistic Director of Fluidity, A Creative Choral Community for a Cause. Director of MUSE Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir and is the Director of Music Ministry at Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati. Before moving to Cincinnati, Rhonda was the Assistant Conductor of The Seattle Women’s Chorus, the largest community women’s chorus in the United States, and was the Director of Music at Newport Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, WA.  In addition, she was the founder of Sensible Shoes, an ensemble of the Seattle Women’s Chorus, and the founder of the Seattle based youth chorus, Diverse Harmony. 

Judith Card

Web Manager

Judith originally came to Diverse Harmony as a Companis placement. She continues working with Diverse Harmony with online maintenance, IT, and in a fund-raising role. She loves working with the group. Judith is a writer, runs a web design business, co-owns both an art business and production company, and was formerly a professional musician. If you have a problem contacting Diverse Harmony, please contact her at judithcard@comcast.net.

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