Those behind SBVCA's Operations

Board of Directors

Our board is a broad representation of our Inland Communities.

Jorge Osvaldo Heredia

Executive Director

Jorge Osvaldo is an artist, teacher, community organizer, and the Executive Director of the Garcia Center for the Arts in San Bernardino. Osvaldo started as a volunteer at the Center, involved in a group of mostly young (20s and early 30s) artists, creatives, educators, and arts administrators who were invested in uplifting their community, called San Bernardino Generation Now. Osvaldo has had prior experience working with nonprofits: Youth Action Project, Community Now, League of Women Voters and the Inland Empire Biking Alliance.

Juan Delgado


Juan Delgado is Professor Emeritus in the English Department at California State University, San Bernardino, where, in addition to his professorial duties, he chaired the English and Communication Studies Departments and served as the university’s interim provost. His collections of poetry include Green Web (1994), published by the University of Georgia Press and selected by poet Dara Weir for the Contemporary Poetry Prize; El Campo (1998), a collaboration with the Chicano painter Simon Silva and published by Capra Press; and Rush of Hands (2003), published by the University of Arizona Press. His most recent book, Vital Signs (2013), was a collaboration with photographer Thomas McGovern and won the Before Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award.

One can find a sample of his poetry and a critical essay on his last book at the Poetry Foundation: In recent years, he has presented his photopoetics and signage throughout southern California in museum exhibitions such as Más Allá del los Fencesat the Peppers Gallery in Redlands, 2017. Manos, Espaldas y Blossoms, a collaborative art project with Thomas McGovern featured their artwork and poetry in the groves of the California Citrus State Historical Park, 2018 ( Sign Language, a mixed media exhibition at the CSUN Art Galleries, featured the collaborative work of McGovern and Delgado, and the artwork of Amando Lerma and Carlos Ramirez, aka “The Date Farmers” (

Professor Delgado has experience with educational organizations at the local, national, and international levels. He is one of co-founders of SCIPP (Students and Coyotes Instruction in Poetry and Prose), a literary and artistic program, centered on working with children and their parents. See “SCIPP Short Doc.” In addition, he is a board member for the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, whose founder and president, Ernest H. Siva (Cahuilla/Serrano), is a Tribal leader with a distinguished record of service to Tribal communities. For several years, Delgado has been the co-director of Native Voices: Poetry Festival, which celebrates native writers and artists and provides literary and artistic workshops for children and teens from the Morongo Reservation and local communities. See “Native Voices.”–cPQ

Margaret Worsley

Vice President

Margaret Worsley is Principal Clarinetist of the San Bernardino Symphony, and Professor of Music at San Bernardino Valley College. Originally from Huntington Beach, she is an active freelance musician throughout Southern California. Margaret has obtained degrees from California State University, Fullerton (Bachelors of Music), the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto (Artist Diploma), and University of Michigan (Masters of Music). She is a member of both the Clarendon Quintet and the West Coast Wind Quintet, is the Artistic Director of the Orange County Clarinet Consort (OCCC), and is a member of the American Federation of Musicians—in both Locals 7 and 47. Margaret has an enthusiasm for reading, tending to animals big and small, singing badly in community choirs, faking it in the wine-tasting scene, and playing about five chords on her electric guitar. She’s married to Frank Lenz, who plays the drums and writes songs.

Dr. Anne Viricel


Dr. Anne Viricel has served as Executive Director of the San Bernardino Symphony since September of 2013. In this role, she spends her days creating opportunities for visibility and philanthropy for the region’s longest running and most prestigious professional orchestra.

In addition, since 2000, she has been a professor at the University of Redlands School of Business where she specializes in quantitative operations and strategy coursework. She has been awarded the University’s Excellence in Teaching Award twice, in 2013 and in 2018.

Dr. Viricel was appointed to San Bernardino Community College Board of Trustees in 2015, then elected to the Board in 2016. In this role, her focus is on policies that improve operational efficiencies and campus safety, and increasing opportunities for student success.

Dr. Viricel is also an author, having published numerous of academic and industry articles and, most recently, collaborated on the autobiography of educator and civil rights activist Dr. Margaret Hill. In addition to her role as a San Bernardino Valley Concert Association Board Member, she is a current member of The San Bernardino County Natural History Museum Foundation Board and the County’s Arts Connection Board. She is also an active member of the American Association of University Women, the Bonnes Meres Auxiliary of the Children’s Fund, the highland Woman’s Club, and the Assistance League.

Her recent awards include Assembly District 40 City of Highland Woman of the Year, League of Women Voters Citizen of Achievement Award, the Black Culture Foundation’s Black Rose Award, and she was named a Woman of Distinction by Senator Mike Morrell for both the cities of Highland and San Bernardino.

Mark Adelson

Board Member

Mark Adelson is an environmental scientist who spent most of his career with the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region, a regulatory agency of the State Water Resources Control Board. At the Regional Board, he held several progressively responsible staff positions, retiring as a Senior Environmental Scientist and the chief of Board’s Regional Planning programs. Mark attended public schools in San Bernardino and Riverside and earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from Cal State University San Bernardino. Prior to joining the Regional Board staff, he was employed as a wastewater treatment plant operator and became a certified operator at supervisory level. He has lived in and around the San Bernardino / Riverside area since 1958 and resides in San Bernardino.

Mark is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Bernardino, and has served on the board of the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, the advisory committee for the Water Resources Institute of CSU San Bernardino, and the steering committee for the Headwaters Resiliency Partnership (a project of the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District). He regularly hikes throughout the headwaters of the local watersheds, gets satisfaction from working with his hands and tools on all kinds of projects, and enjoys the simple pleasures of good food and drink and the stimulus of interesting books.

Lucas Cuny, MFA

Board Member

Lucas Cuny is an active independent film maker and published author. He’s produced video content for Cal State LA, local non-profit organizations, and his production company, Slate Inc. His program emphasis include production, writing, and directing. One of his favorite film makers is John Cassavetes.