IBMA Board Meeting Minutes - March 30, 2017

Minutes of the IBMA Board of Directors Meeting
March 30, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Members Present:  Joe Mullins, Bree Tucker-Myers, Wayne Taylor, Regina Derzon, Stephen Mougin, Steve Martin, Bob Webster, Becky Buller, Mike Drudge, Denise Jarvinen, Ben Surratt, John Goad, William Lewis, , Mike Simpson, Jamie Deering, Alan Tompkins and Silvio Ferretti.
Members Absent: Marian Leighton Levy (excused) and Jeremy Darrow (excused).

IBMA's Letter in Support of NEA & NEH to President Trump

Open Letter to President Trump and Our Legislators from the International Bluegrass Music Association

IBMA announces selection of 2017 Leadership Bluegrass class


Paul J. Schiminger named Executive Director for the International Bluegrass Music Association

April 29, 2015

Nashville, TN — The International Bluegrass Music Association’s Board of Directors announced that Paul J. Schiminger has been selected as the organization’s Executive Director. Schiminger’s expected start date is June 1, and he will be based at the IBMA’s office in Nashville, Tennessee.

IBMA – the International Bluegrass Music Association – is the professional trade organization for the global bluegrass music industry and the community it serves.

IBMA Staff Opening for Member Service Manager/Bookkeeper

The International Bluegrass Music Association, a 501 (c) 6 non-profit trade association, is accepting resumes for the position of Member Services Manager/Bookkeeper. Based in Nashville, TN with around 2700 members in all 50 states and 30 countries, 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.

IBMA announces Leadership Bluegrass class of 2015

March 9, 2015

NASHVILLE, TN  The International Bluegrass Music Association is proud to announce the graduating class of Leadership Bluegrass 2015. Leadership Bluegrass is an intensive, three-day program focused on interactive learning and networking experiences that invite participants to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the bluegrass music industry, along with leadership development. This was the 16th year of Leadership Bluegrass, which now boasts over 350 alumni.

Job Opening: IBMA Executive Director

October 29, 2014

Nashville, TN – The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has approved and issued a call for applications for the position of Executive Director.  To apply contact IBMA Board Chairperson Jon Weisberger.

IBMA’s Executive Director, Nancy Cardwell, Tenders Resignation

October 13, 2014

Nashville, TN — Nancy Cardwell, executive director of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), has tendered her resignation with the organization, effective December 31, 2014.

Cardwell has held the position of executive director at IBMA for the past two and a half years, and has worked at the organization for 20 years.

American Queen Steamboat Company Partners with IBMA: Bourbon and Bluegrass River Cruises Announced

The American Steamboat Company, in conjunction with IBMA, will produce two nine-day “Bourbon & Bluegrass” riverboat cruises on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, from St Louis to Cincinnati Aug. 29-Sept. 6, and then back from Cincinnati to St. Louis from Sept. 5-13. Individuals who identify themselves as IBMA members or say they heard about the cruise from IBMA will receive a $100 coupon that may be used for items in the gift shop or drinks.

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