Recording Academy Governance

Trustees Officers

Trustees

  • Ivan Barias
  • Scott Billington
  • Claudia Brant
  • Darrell Brown
  • John Burk
  • Terri Lyne Carrington
  • Samantha Cox
  • Brian Deck
  • Sue Ennis
  • Trey Fanjoy
  • George Flanigen
  • Fletcher Foster
  • Tracy Gershon
  • Tracy Hamlin
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Leslie Ann Jones
  • Terry Jones
  • Om'Mas Keith
  • Mike Knobloch
  • Emily Lazar
  • Jeff Levenson
  • Lee Levin
  • Rico Love
  • Jonathan McReynolds
  • Jorge Mejia
  • David Messier
  • Julia Michels
  • Riggs Morales
  • Tim Palmer
  • Piper Payne
  • Justin Roberts
  • Michael Romanowski
  • Shannon Sanders
  • SassyBlack
  • Ken Shepherd
  • Matt Still
  • Richard Stumpf
  • Carl “Kokayi” Walker
  • Paul Wall

Atlanta Chapter Board

President

  • Jorel "JFly" Flynn

Vice President

  • Diane Durrett

Secretary

  • Ian Schumacher

National Trustees

  • John D. Hopkins
  • Matt Still

Advisors

  • Cannon Kent-Grant
  • David Lowery

Chapter Governors

  • Martina Albano
  • David Barbe
  • Michael Burton
  • Brandon Bush
  • Chantae Cann
  • Bryan-Michael Cox
  • Kennard Garrett
  • Traci Hale
  • Justin “Henny” Henderson
  • Crystal Johnson-Pompey
  • Thom "TK" Kidd
  • Shay M. Lawson
  • Kevin Leahy
  • Melissa Love
  • Jason Reddick 
  • Mike Rizzi
  • Greggory Smith
  • Ben Tanner
  • Simone Torres
  • Sharon "Shar" White

 

Chicago Chapter Board

President

  • J. Ivy

Vice President

  • Dani Deahl

Secretary

  • Jeffrey Becker

National Trustees

  • Brian Deck
  • Jonathan McReynolds
  • Justin Roberts

Advisors

  • Greg Cahill
  • Matt Troja

Chapter Governors

  • Ryan Argast
  • Andrew Barber
  • Alex Chavez
  • Alison Chelsey
  • Shemekia Copeland
  • Mark Hubbard
  • Daryl Jones
  • Lisa Kaplan
  • Cedric Lemoyne
  • Clara Lyon
  • Elaine Martone
  • Tomeka Reid
  • David Roberts
  • Rob Sevier
  • Stephen Shirk
  • David Skidmore
  • Twista
  • Susan Voelz
  • Anita Wilson
  • Jamila Woods

Florida Chapter Board

President

  • Doug Emery

Vice President

  • Veronica “Milcho” Milchorena

Secretary

  • Marianne Mijares

National Trustees

  • Lee Levin
  • Rico Love
  • Jorge Mejia

Advisors

  • Manu Manzo
  • Urales “DJ Buddha” Vargas

Chapter Governors

  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Maria Elisa Ayerbe
  • Julio Bague
  • Chad Bernstein
  • Rodrigo Cardenas
  • Beth Cohen
  • Walshy Fire
  • Jon FX
  • Nicole Henry
  • Monica Jordan
  • Joey Mercado
  • Teedra Moses
  • Ms. Meka Nism
  • George Noriega
  • Natalia Ramirez
  • Lauren "Lolo" Reskin
  • Ana Rosa Santiago
  • Jon Secada
  • Dan Warner
  • Betty Wright

Los Angeles Chapter Board

President

  • Evan Bogart

Vice President

  • Cheryl Pawelski

Secretary

  • Jeff Greenberg

National Trustees

  • Claudia Brant
  • Darrell Brown
  • John Burk
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Om'Mas Keith
  • Mike Knobloch
  • Julia Michels

Advisors

  • Bernie Cahill
  • Moya Nkruma

Chapter Governors

  • Cheche Alara
  • Peter Asher
  • Edie Lehmann Boddicker
  • Michael “busbee” Busbee
  • Deana Carter
  • Ed Cherney
  • Larrance "Rance" Dopson
  • Lynne Earls
  • Maria Egan
  • Lynn Grossman
  • Sarah Hudson
  • John Legend
  • Manny Marroquin
  • Carianne Marshall
  • Maureen "Mozella" McDonald
  • Loretta Munoz
  • Linda Perry
  • Julie Pilat
  • Nicole Plantin  
  • Lindsay Rothschild
  • Dana Sano
  • Rafa Sardina
  • Ryan Shore
  • Rachel Stilwell
  • Christopher Tin
  • Beka Tischker
  • Justin Tranter
  • Jonathan Yip
  • Ledisi Young

Memphis Chapter Board

President

  • Susan Marshall

Vice President

  • Vicki Loveland

Secretary

  • Pat Mitchell Worley

National Trustees

  • Scott Billington
  • Ken Shepherd

Advisors

  • Alicia Cotabish
  • Doug Williams

Chapter Governors

  • Sean Ardoin
  • Erin Bode
  • Chris Finney
  • Erin Frankenheimer
  • Catrina Guttery
  • Tim Kappel
  • John Paul Keith
  • Yvette Landry
  • Kirby Lauryen
  • Shannon McNally
  • Oona Mitchell-Bean
  • PJ Morton
  • Carl Nappa
  • Halley Phillips
  • Jeff Powell
  • Matt Ross-Spang
  • Terrance Simien
  • Tyrone “Tyke-T” Stroble
  • Gebre Waddell
  • Kirk Whalum

Nashville Chapter Board

President

  • Jennifer Hanson

Vice President

  • Phil Thornton

Secretary

  • Tree Paine

National Trustees

  • Trey Fanjoy
  • George Flanigen
  • Fletcher Foster
  • Tracy Gershon
  • Shannon Sanders

Advisors

  • Kevin Kadish
  • Michael Martin

Chapter Governors

  • Chuck Ainlay
  • Ruby Amanfu
  • Jeff Balding
  • Alison Brown
  • Nathan Chapman
  • Brandy Clark
  • Barry Dean
  • Leslie DiPiero
  • Peter Frampton
  • Garth Fundis
  • Shani Gandhi
  • Ben Glover
  • Jordan Hamlin
  • Dave Haywood
  • Daniel Hill
  • Beverly Keel
  • Chandra LaPlume
  • Frank Liddell
  • Matt Maher
  • Darin Murphy
  • Jason Owen
  • Vance Powell
  • Leslie Richter
  • Leslie Roberts
  • Liz Rose
  • Steve Schnur
  • Jon Randall Stewart
  • Troy Tomlinson
  • Jimi Westbrook
  • Kristin Wilkinson

New York Chapter Board

President

  • Linda Lorence Critelli

Vice President

  • John Doelp

Secretary

  • Erika Elliott

National Trustees

  • Terri Lyne Carrington
  • Samantha Cox
  • Emily Lazar
  • Jeff Levenson
  • Riggs Morales
  • Richard Stumpf

Advisors

  • Carlos Chirinos
  • Mary Megan Peer

Chapter Governors

  • Ben Allison
  • Nabil Ayers
  • Nikisha Bailey
  • Richard Barone
  • Jennifer Blakeman
  • Torae Carr
  • Joe D’Ambrosio
  • Jamie Dominguez
  • Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis
  • Tom Elmhirst
  • Sean Flahaven
  • David Frost
  • David ‘Swagg R’ Celious’ Harris
  • Ingrid Jensen
  • Tracey Jordan
  • Angelique Kidjo
  • Juan Losada
  • Ann Mincieli
  • Martha Mooke
  • Mireya Ramos
  • Kim Rosen
  • Jenna Rubenstein
  • Catherine Russell
  • Ayelet Schiffman
  • Falguni “Falu” Shah
  • Kathy Sommer
  • Ebonie Smith
  • Sharon Tapper
  • Judy Tint
  • Miguel Zenon

Pacific Northwest Chapter Board

President

  • Dave Gross

Vice President

  • Eric Lilavois

Secretary

  • Jen Czeisler

National Trustees

  • Sue Ennis
  • SassyBlack

Advisors

  • Daniel Pak
  • Portia Sabin

Chapter Governors

  • Andre Anjos
  • Jody Brotman
  • Madeline Dowling
  • Amy Dragon
  • Elena Dubinets
  • Astra Elane
  • Adam Gonsalves
  • Ryan Hadlock
  • Andrew Joslyn
  • D’Vonne Lewis
  • Dmitriy Lipay
  • Sharlese Metcalf
  • Kimié Miner
  • Whitney Mongé
  • Jovino Dos Santos Neto
  • Christopher Porter
  • Andy Stokes
  • Andy Stoller
  • Amber Sweeney
  • Michael Wansley

Philadelphia Chapter Board

President

  • Lauren Hart

Vice President

  • Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver

Secretary

  • Aliya Crawford

National Trustees

  • Ivan Barias
  • Terry Jones

Advisors

  • Brian Atkins
  • Aalyah Duncan

Chapter Governors

  • Marcus Baylor
  • Mitch Beer
  • Jason Berger
  • Kaisha Blackstone
  • Randy Bowland
  • Matt Cappy
  • Andrea Clearfield
  • Laurin “Laurin Talese” Fierson
  • Paul “Starkey” Geissinger
  • Lori Landew
  • Eric “Chill” Moody
  • “Donn T” Thompson Morelli
  • Ryan Moys
  • Carol Riddick
  • Deidre Robinson
  • Ashley Scott
  • Dana Sorey
  • Dan “Dilemma” Thomas
  • Dyana Williams

San Francisco Chapter Board

President

  • Camilo Landau

Vice President

  • Jessica Thompson

Secretary

  • Kevin Choice

National Trustees

  • Leslie Ann Jones
  • Piper Payne
  • Michael Romanowski

Advisors

  • Sarah Jones
  • Michael Prommer

 

Chapter Governors

  • Kenya Autie
  • Nahuel Bronzini
  • Tony Brooke
  • Juan Manuel Caipo
  • Ariane Cap
  • Cory Cullinan
  • Solomon "Jumbo" David
  • Michael Denten
  • Anna Frick
  • McKay Garner
  • Michelle Jacques
  • Justin Lieberman
  • Lyz Luke
  • Cava Menzies
  • Anton Patzner
  • Freya Seeburger
  • Mads Tolling
  • Judy Tsang
  • Christopher Verdugo
  • Sudan "IAMSU" Williams

Texas Chapter Board

President

  • Yolanda Adams

Vice President

  • Laura Mordecai

Secretary

  • Ricky Anderson

National Trustees

  • David Messier
  • Tim Palmer
  • Paul Wall

Advisors

  • Bruce Kalmick
  • Randy Rogers

Chapter Governors

  • Chip Adams
  • Rodney Alejandro
  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Dwight Baker
  • Chris Bell
  • Bernard “Bun B” Freeman
  • Ernest Gonzales
  • Taylor Hanson
  • Jack Ingram
  • Erin Ivey
  • Danny Jones
  • Caren Kelleher
  • Lisa Morales
  • Tre Nagella
  • Edwardo Perez
  • Heather Wagner Reed
  • Chris Shaw
  • Tami Thomsen
  • Kelly Willis
  • Brian Courtney Wilson

Washington D.C. Chapter Board

President

  • Von Vargas

Vice President

  • Elise Perry

Secretary

  • Priscilla Clarke

National Trustees

  • Tracy Hamlin​
  • Kokayi

Advisors

  • Anshia “Briclyn” Crooms, M.A.
  • Kate Moran

Chapter Governors

  • Diane Blagman
  • Wayne Bruce
  • Ferddy Calderon
  • D'Anthony “Goldlink” Carlos
  • Alexandria Davila
  • DJ Thommy Davis
  • Patrick “9th Wonder” Douthit
  • Brandon Felder
  • Dom Flemons
  • Angie Gates
  • James “JJ” Hairston
  • Tracey Lee
  • Dan Merceruio
  • Pete Reiniger
  • Vincent Richardson
  • Aramide Sarumoh
  • Michelle Shellers
  • Tamara Wellons
  • Wayna Wondwossen
  • Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef