Committees & Task Groups

Institute Team


  • Plan and execute the Institute classes.
  • Recruit potential new task group members.
  • Report on progress to the PTG Board of Directors upon request.

Submit a Class Idea

Call for 2024 Proposals
We are seeking class proposals for the July 17 -20, 2024 Technical Institute in Reno, Nevada. If you have class ideas, this is your time to share your knowledge and expertise. The theme in 2024 “ACE up your sleeve: Authority | Competency | Expertise.”

Please submit class proposals to by September 15. Contact 2024 Institute Director John Galen at for more information.


John Gallen, Director
Ward Guthrie, RPT, Assistant Director
Gary Telleen, RPT, Assistant Director (master of pianos)
Will Perkins, RPT, local needs
Corie Melaugh, intern
Bruce Stevens, RPT, AV Coordinator
Isaiah Dowds, Piano Moving Coordinator
Ashley Turner, RPT, Board Co-Liaison 
Lisa Weller, RPT, Board Co-Liaison

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