Leadership

Beth Rivar Slusher

CEO

Beth is a passionate voice in advancing the cause for equitable access to music education for all children. A former business owner and entrepreneur in the school music performance apparel industry, Beth continues to champion support for music educators as CEO for Give A Note Foundation. Her commitment and dedication to enhance and expand music education opportunities through Give A Note began as one of the founding board members in 2012, serving as Board Chair & President from 2014 – 2018. Music has long played a key role in her life. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in vocal and instrumental music performance from Ball State University and was honored by her alma mater as an Outstanding Young Alumnus Award winner in 1994. An avid concert goer, Beth appreciates all music genres and enjoys traveling, hiking and biking with her family.

 

Juliana Lee

Strategic Development Director

As Strategic Development Director, Juliana plans and executes strategies to grow Give A Note Foundation and ensure its financial stability.  She spearheads communication with key partners including teachers, corporations, other foundations and the entertainment and media industries. She joins Give A Note after six years as the Community Relations Director growing the national non-profit Notes for Notes and over a decade in leadership roles with nonprofit organizations. A MusiCares Ambassador, Juliana is active in entertainment industry professional organizations including the Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID), The Other Nashville Society (TONS) and GRAMMY NEXT. She enjoys attending concerts and participating in yoga and mountain sports. Juliana received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA.