Tuesday, December 1, 2009
– Rodney Crowell, Raul Malo, Buddy Miller and Chip Taylor are among the Americana Music Association's Board of Directors elected recently. Nine incoming directors were elected to the board for 2009-2010.
Other new board members are:
Finance: Ashley Capps; President, AC Entertainment and co-creator/producer of Bonnaroo
Radio: Joan Kornblith, Correspondent and Program Host, Voice of America
Booking: Pam Matthews, Owner, DuVoyant Music
Publishing: John Allen; Vice President, Bug Music
New Media: David Macias; President, Thirty Tigers
Those already on the board with another year to serve are:
Artist Management: Tim McFadden, Owner, Tim McFadden Management
Performing Rights Organization: Kay Clary, Sr. Director Media Relations, BMI
Publications: Tamara Saviano, Owner/President, Ellis Creative
Radio Promotion: Al Moss, Owner, Al Moss Promotion
Record Label: Amanda Hale-Ornelas; Director of Media Relations, New West Records
Retail Distribution: Sylvia Giannitrappani; owner, GO2 Management
Songwriter: Tift Merritt
Talent Buyer/Presenter: Brad First; Talent Booker/Showcase Coordinator, SXSW Inc.
At Large: Fred Boenig; Partner, Artist Development Group and Jessie Scott; Owner, Music Fog
The executive committee will be elected by the new board at the annual board retreat on Jan. 15, 2010 in Nashville.