Carolyn L. Bitterlich
Carolyn L. Bitterlich recently relocated to Cape Coral from Pueblo, Colorado where she lived from 2003 until 2013. During the ten years spent in Pueblo, she was active as a member of the Downtown Business Association 2003-2005, volunteered with the Nature Center Music Festival 2003-2005, and also with the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk project, involved in the dedication of the Veterans Bridge.
Carolyn is a supporting member of the Alzheimer’s Association, Memories in the Making project from 2004-2009, receiving five year recognition. She is past Board Member of Damon Runyon Repertory Theater, serving as Vice President of that board for three years. She passionately supported the Pueblo Symphony, readily admitting her belief that symphonic music is vital to any community, and adds value to life. A member of the Pueblo Symphony since 2003, she was the membership chair 2004-2005, president from 2005-2013 and also served as Vice-President of the Pueblo Symphony Association Board. She received the Outstanding Women Award in 2011.
Prior to moving the Pueblo, Carolyn lived for 44 years in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she studied at the University of New Mexico, and was employed as a nurse for several years. Always active in the community, she served on various boards, working on political campaigns and remaining active in Beta Sigma Phi. She served on the Board of Regents for the New Mexico School for Deaf from 1989-1994, and served as president of that board 1991-1993. She co-chaired the finance committee for a gubernatorial race and worked as liaison with President George H.W. Bush’s Advance Team for his visit to Albuquerque.
With a blend of education, enthusiasm and life experiences beginning a new chapter in life, Carolyn is committed to working with and for the Gulf Coast Symphony in whatever capacity necessary for its success.