IBMA is the trade association that connects and educates bluegrass professionals, empowers the bluegrass community, and encourages worldwide appreciation of bluegrass music of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
These are the guiding principles for how we strive to conduct our affairs and underlying beliefs about what is important to us as an organization. They drive the behaviors we want to model with our members, in business and with the public.
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We are a member-led organization and the board is elected by professional members. We're privileged to have the following individuals on the Board of Directors, and serving as members of IBMA Committees.
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IBMA has a number of projects and ongoing tasks that involve members in leadership posts on various committees and task forces.
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Long Range Plans & Goals
In April 2008, the IBMA board of directors and staff gathered for three days to take stock of what we’ve accomplished, where we currently stand and take a look into the future. After additional work through the summer of 2008, the results of those meetings would manifest themselves in a document which details our leadership’s vision for the future of the IBMA and a plan for achieving the organization’s missions through specific goals and objectives.
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Summary of IBMA's 2010 Year-End financial report.
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For more information about IBMA's mission, organizational structure, membership and how to get actively involved, contact us at email@example.com .