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

Contact MusiCares

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

Christine Albert

             Steve Boom

Jody Gerson

             Jeff Harleston

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:

Neil Portnow

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 

Diane Santana
Director of Development      

Christina Scholz
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services

Ana Serrato
Project Manager, Events

Roger Tang
Senior Accounting Coordinator, Business Affairs 

Wynnie Wynn 
Senior Director, Events




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