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

 


Tim Surrett
Chairperson
Balsam Range


Ben Surratt
Vice-Chair
The Rec Room

Regina Derzon
Regina Derzon
Secretary
Associations
DC Bluegrass Union


Joe Mullins
Treasurer
Artists/Composers/Publishers
Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers


Alan Bartram
Artists/Composers/Publishers
The Del McCoury Band


Becky Buller
At Large
The Becky Buller Band


Jamie Deering
Merchandisers/Luthiers
Deering Banjos


Mike Drudge
Agents/Managers/Publicists
Class Act Entertainment


John Goad
Print/Media/Education
Bluegrass Today/ETSU


Denise Jarvinen
At Large
Boston Bluegrass Union


Marian Leighton Levy
Recording/Distribution/
Marketing
Rounder Records


William Lewis
At Large
PineCone: Piedmont Council of Traditional Music


Steve Martin
At Large
Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass


Stephen Mougin
At Large
Dark Shadow Recording


Wayne Taylor
Artists/Composers/Publishers
Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa


Alan Tompkins
At Large
Bluegrass Heritage Foundation


Angelika Torrie
International
Bluegrass Europe Magazine


Bree Tucker-Myers
Event Production
DVT Marketing


Bob Webster
Broadcast Media

 

Photos by Darwin Davidson


Staff

Paul Schiminger, Executive Director
Eddie Huffman, Convention Services Director
Leah James,  Bookkeeper/Member Services Manager
Shannon Turner, Communications & Professional Development Director
 


Committees

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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