ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES
OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2013-2014
ENCINO, CA (November 12, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing the newly elected Board of Directors members for the 2013-2014 term. New members of the Board of Directors include (full board listing below):
- Ann Edelblute, The H.Q.
- Beth Moore, Vanderbilt University
- Butch Waugh
- Debbie Carroll, MusiCares
- Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment
- Ebie McFarland, Essential Broadcast Media
- Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
- Jake Owen
- Kimberly Schlapman
- Lorie Lytle
- Mark Bloom, UBS Financial Services, Inc
- Tree Paine, Warner Music Nashville
The ACM Lifting Lives board of directors is made up of an equal number of ACM board members, referred to as representative directors, as well as leaders in non-profit and corporate affairs that aren’t ACM board members, referred to as public directors.
“We are thankful for the dedication and support that we receive for ACM Lifting Lives and are proud of the people and organizations that we have been able to impact throughout the years,” said Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors and President at KaBOOM!. “We look forward to continuing to improve lives through the power of music in 2014 with this incredible group of people.”
This year, there was one newly elected representative director position, and five newly elected public director positions elected by voting members of the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors. In addition to those elected, director at large positions have been appointed by Chairman Bruce Bowman, President Bill Mayne and Vice President Lori Badgett.
The newly elected representative director is Kimberly Schlapman and current ACM Chairman, Ken Robold serves as a voting director per the bylaws of ACM Lifting Lives. Representative Directors at Large include Ebie McFarland, Doc McGhee and Butch Waugh. The five public directors elected include: Mark Bloom, Debbie Carroll, Ann Edelblute, Ellen Lehman and Beth Moore. Public Directors at Large include Lorie Lytle, Jake Owen and Tree Paine.
Those newly elected and appointed directors will be added to our existing board of directors (full board listing below).
2013-2014 ACM LIFTING LIVES
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board Bruce Bowman, KaBOOM!
President Bill Mayne, CRB
Vice President Lori Badgett, City National Bank
Treasurer Dwight Wiles, Smith, Wiles & Co.
Secretary Hannah Martin, ACM Lifting Lives
Paul Barnabee, Sony Music Nashville
Mike Dungan, Universal Music Group
Rod Essig, CAA
Pete Fisher, Grand Ole Opry
Bill Mayne, CRB (President)
Ken Robold, Southern GroundArtists (ACM Chairman)
Ed Warm, Joe’s Bar
REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Ebie McFarland, Essential Broadcast Media
Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment
Lori Badgett, City National Bank (Vice President)
Mark Bloom, UBS Financial Services, Inc
Bruce Bowman, KaBOOM! (Chairman)
Debbie Carroll, MusiCares
Ann Edelblute, The H.Q.
Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Beth Moore, Vanderbilt University
Dwight Wiles, Smith, Wiles & Co. (Treasurer)
PUBLIC DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Tree Paine, Warner Music Nashville
Mark Hartley, Fitzgerald Hartley (Immediate Past Chair)
Gary Haber, Haber Corporation
Gayle Holcomb, WME
About ACM Lifting Lives
ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.
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