Board of Directors
As the board of directors, we strive to promote the mission and objectives of Temecula Children's Music Foundation. We believe in the impact that our work has on the lives of these children and appreciate the support of our community in these endeavors!
Founder & CEO
Brad has been teaching young musicians for over 30 years. He began playing the violin at the young age of 7. He was accepted into and played in the Allstate Idaho Youth Symphony in 1988 and played with the semi-professional Idaho Falls Symphony during his high school years. Brad received music scholarships to Idaho State University, Brigham Young University and the University of Texas. In 2001 he received a BA in music education from the University of Texas and his Masters Degree in Orchestral Conducting from Messiah University.
Brad is an accomplished composer and arranges many pieces that the orchestra performs. He has a passion for working with young musicians and inspiring them to achieve incredible things. He lives in Temecula with his wife and their six children.
I grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho. I received a degree in psychology and a post-bachelorette degree in special education teaching. I taught special ed for 3 years. The last seven years I have been a photographer doing Headshots, Branding, families and high school seniors. I have four children and a wonderful husband!
Chris brings 20+ years of experience in leadership and managing work teams in the logistics industry. He enjoys developing teams that leverage the skills and abilities of individuals to maximize team success. Chris has also led several community improvement projects to benefit non-profit organizations that support veterans, schools, and the homeless population.
Chris is excited to help lead the Temecula Children’s Music Foundation, where he aims to make the children an integral part of the program’s development and success, giving them many opportunities to share their musical gifts and talents with the community and abroad.
Camille has worked with Temecula Conservatory of Music for the past 10 years in advertising, management and marketing. She has found a great love for helping children develop in their musical abilities and preparing for the future.
Camille has a bachelors degree in communications and has worked alongside Brad Bohn to start up both Temecula Conservatory of Music and Temecula Children's Music foundation.
Derek is an experienced Finance Director with expertise in managing businesses ranging up to a quarter-billion in revenue. Having worked over 17 years in the finance industry, Derek is a proven leader specializing in budgeting, forecasting, and complex financial analytics. Derek’s passion is leadership—helping youth and adults to both understand and apply its principles daily.
Derek has been the Treasurer for Temecula Conservatory of Music since 2018. He has taught and influenced youth in a variety of settings. Derek aims to positively shape his community and help youth share their musical talents! Derek has a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University—Idaho and he and his wife are parents to 5 daughters.
Sam Darweesh is the currently working as a chief operating officer and has 15+ years of experience in both healthcare and Philanthropy. He especially has a passion in philanthropy and blessing lives through these efforts. Same believes that together as a board we are capable of creating a synergy that can transform the worlds and lives of these children through music.
Lindsey has a bachelors in Family and Marriage Counseling and a Masters of Public Administration from BYU. She has 23 years of experience playing the violin and finds great joy in doing so.
Currently Lindsey lives in Orem, Utah and owns her own business performing violin for weddings/events and teaching violin lessons. Her musical background and Masters in Nonprofit management provides a great opportunity to contribute to the board of directors of TCMF.