MISSION STATEMENT:  MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly influence the health and welfare of the music community.



Board of Directors:

John Branca
Honorary Chair 


Michael McDonald

             Kirdis Postelle
             Vice Chair

James Higa

             Alex Patsavas
             Chair Emeritus

Christine Albert

             Steve Boom

Jody Gerson

             Jeff Harleston

Ali Harnell

             Ambrosia Healy

Tamara Hrivnak

             Jeff Jones

Mike Knobloch

            Rob Light  

Carianne Marshall

             Harvey Mason Jr.

John Poppo

             Scott Powell, M.D.

Andie B. Simon



MusiCares Executive Staff:

Deborah Dugan

Debbie Carroll, LCSW
Vice President, Health and Human Services

Judy Wong
Vice President, Finance



MusiCares Staff:

Danielle Bowker, LPC, MHSP
Senior Manager, Health and Human Services

Angela Bilkic
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services          

Brett Bryngelson
Program Manager, Health and Human Services

Stefanie Curtiss, LPE
Manager, Health and Human Services

Ryan Donahue 
Senior Accountant, Business Affairs 

Carol Flores 
Senior Accounting Manager, Business Affairs

Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director, Health and Human Services

Hannah Kulis
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services

Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Senior Director, Health and Human Services

Harold Owens 
Senior Director, Health and Human Services

Anita Ramsarup 
Senior Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services           

Shireen Janti Reid, CADC II 
Senior Director, Health and Human Services 

Christina Scholz
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services      

Ana Serrato
Project Manager, Fundraising

Roger Tang
Senior Accounting Coordinator, Business Affairs

Wynnie Wynn 
Senior Director, Fundraising





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