IBMA Leadership

IBMA's leadership is made up of a very diverse and talented group of individuals working in the bluegrass music industry. To contact a board member via email, click his or her name.  To send  suggestions to a particular committee, send an email to info@ibma.org.

Board of Directors

 


Joe Mullins
Chairperson
Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers


 


Ben Surratt
Vice-Chair
The Rec Room

Regina Derzon
Regina Derzon
Secretary
Bluegrass Music Associations
DC Bluegrass Union
Term: 2019


Denise Jarvinen
Treasurer
Boston Bluegrass Union
Term: 2018
 


Jeremy Darrow
Artists, Composers & Music Publishers
Front Country
Term: 2019


Becky Buller
Artists, Composers & Music Publishers
The Becky Buller Band
Term: 2017


Jamie Deering
Merchandisers and Luthiers
Deering Banjos
Term: 2019


Mike Drudge
Agents, Managers & Publicists
Class Act Entertainment
Term: 2018


John Goad
Print, Media & Education
Bluegrass Today/ETSU
Term: 2017


Mike Simpson
At Large
Term: 2019


Marian Leighton Levy
Recording, Distribution & Marketing
Rounder Records
Term: 2018


William Lewis
At Large
PineCone: Piedmont Council of Traditional Music
Term: 2018


Steve Martin
At Large
Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass
Term: 2018


Stephen Mougin
At Large
Dark Shadow Recording
Term: 2019


Wayne Taylor
Artists, Composers & Music Publishers
Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa
Term: 2018


Alan Tompkins
At Large - Executive Committee
Bluegrass Heritage Foundation
Term: 2018


Silvio Ferretti
International Representative
Term: 2019


Bree Tucker-Myers
Event Production
DVT Marketing
Term: 2018


Bob Webster
Broadcast Media
Term: 2018

 

Photos by Darwin Davidson


Staff

Paul Schiminger, Executive Director
Eddie Huffman, Convention Services Director
Leah James,  Bookkeeper/Member Services Director
Kelly Kessler, Communications & Professional Development Director
 


Committees

Mouse over committee name to view members

Board Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee

 

Awards Committees

  • Awards Task Force
  • Awards Committee (Broadcast)
  • Awards Eligibility & Criteria Committee
  • Awards Show Oversight
  • Broadcast Award
  • Distinguished Achievement Award Committee
  • Event of the Year Award
  • Hall of Fame Nominating Committee
  • Liner Notes & Graphic Design Award Committee
  • Momentum Award Committee
  • Print Media Award
  • Songwriter of the Year Committee

General Committees