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 


Michael McDonald

             Kirdis Postelle
             Vice Chair

James Higa

             Alex Patsavas
             Chair Emeritus

Steve Boom

             Pete Fisher

Jody Gerson

             Jeff Harleston

Ambrosia Healy

             Tamara Hrivnak

Jeff Jones

             Mike Knobloch

Rob Light

             Kevin Lyman

Carianne Marshall

             Harvey Mason Jr.

John Poppo

             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
Senior Manager

Brett Bryngelson
Program Manager

Christina Cassidy 
Communications Director

Stefanie Curtiss 

Ryan Donahue 
Senior Accountant

Carol Flores 
Senior Accounting Manager

Kristen Jennings
Senior Coordinator, Annual Giving

Dorit Kalev
Managing Director

Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director

Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Senior Director, Health & Human Services

Dina Morales 
Project Manager

Nicole Oliva 
Senior 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
Senior Accounting Coordinator

Wynnie Wynn 
Senior Director