Who We Are & Contact Information


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 impact the health and welfare of the music community.

Contact MusiCares

MusiCares West Region and MusiCares MAP Fund
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 
Ph: 310.392.3777 
Fx: 310.392.2187 
Toll-free Help Line: 1.800.687.4227

MusiCares South Region
1904 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212
Ph: 615.327.0050
Fx: 615.327.0876
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.626.2748

MusiCares East Region (Please note our new address and fax number)
104 West 40th St., Suite 400
New York, NY 10018
Ph: 212.245.7840
Fx: 310.449.6525
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.303.6962

Not sure which regional office to contact? Click this link for a map of US states and their respective regional offices.

Board of Directors:

John Branca
Honorary Chair 


Alexandra Patsavas 

             Michael McDonald
             Vice Chair

Stasia Washington

             Bill Silva
             Chair Emeritus

John Burk

             Pete Fisher

Susan Genco

             Jody Gerson

Jeff Harleston

             Olivia Harrison

James Higa

             Tamara Hrivnak

Mike Knobloch

             Rob Light

Kevin Lyman

             John Poppo

Kirdis Postelle

             Scott Powell, M.D.

Andie B. Simon


MusiCares Executive Staff:

Neil Portnow
              Dana Tomarken
              Vice President

Judy Wong
Vice President, Finance

              Debbie Carroll, LCSW 
              Senior Executive Director

MusiCares Staff:

Danielle Bowker, LPC, MHSP

Brett Bryngelson
Program Manager

Christina Cassidy 
Communications Director

Stefanie Curtiss 

Ryan Donahue 
Junior Accountant

Carol Flores 
Senior Accounting Manager

Kristen Jennings
Senior Coordinator, Annual Giving

Dorit Kalev
Senior Director

Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director

Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Senior Director, Health & Human Services

Dina Morales 
Project Manager

Nicole Oliva 
Administrative Assistant

Harold Owens 
Senior Director, MusiCares / MAP Fund

Anita Ramsarup 
Senior Administrative Assistant

Shireen Janti Reid, CADC II 
Director, MusiCares / MAP Fund

Christina Scholz
Administrative Assistant

Ana Serrato 
Project Manager

Roger Tang
Accounts Payable Coordinator

Wynnie Wynn