Recording Academy Governance

Trustees Officers

  • John Poppo, National Chair
  • Ruby Marchand, Vice Chair
  • Terry Hemmings, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Christine Albert, Chair Emeritus

Trustees

  • Mindi Abair
  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Carlos H. Alvarez
  • Jeff Balding
  • Ivan Barias
  • Scott Billington
  • John Burk
  • Edward Cherney
  • Gregory Chin
  • Mike Clink
  • Linda Critelli
  • Sue Ennis
  • George Flanigen IV
  • Tracy Gershon
  • Tracy Hamlin
  • Matthew Hennessy
  • Tammy Hurt
  • Brett James
  • Rodney Jerkins
  • Booker Jones
  • Terry Jones
  • Mike Knobloch
  • Teresa LaBarbera
  • Jeff Levenson
  • James McKinney
  • Ann Mincieli
  • Riggs Morales
  • Kim L. Owens
  • Tim Palmer
  • Nick Phillips
  • Gino Robair
  • Justin Roberts
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Michael Romanowski
  • Shannon Sanders
  • Eric Schilling
  • Ken Shepherd
  • Matt Still
  • Tyler Stone
  • Richard Stumpf

Atlanta Chapter Board

President

  • Tai Anderson

Vice President

  • Jorel "Jfly" Flynn

Secretary

  • Melissa Love

National Trustees

  • Tammy Hurt
  • Matt Still

Advisors

  • Justin “Henny” Henderson
  • Greggory Smith

Chapter Governors

  • Martina Albano
  • David Barbe
  • Bryan-Michael Cox
  • Diane Durrett
  • Eric Essix
  • John Driskell Hopkins
  • Gwen Hughes
  • Billy Johnson
  • Crystal Johnson-Pompey
  • Thom “TK” Kidd
  • Shay Lawson
  • Kevin Leahy
  • Al “Butter” McLean
  • Kelly Price
  • Shani Sammons
  • Dr. Lyn Schenbeck
  • Ian Schumacher
  • Ben Tanner
  • Velena Vego
  • Matt Williams

Chicago Chapter Board

President

  • Mark Hubbard

Vice President

  • Matt Brown

Secretary

  • Lisa Kaplan

National Trustees

  • KEM
  • Matt Hennessy
  • Justin Roberts

Advisors

  • Evan Weis

Chapter Governors

  • Andrew Barber
  • Jeffrey Becker
  • Elliot Bergman
  • Sir the Baptist
  • Brian Deck
  • Steven R. Gillis
  • Zak Jablow
  • James "Stump" Mahoney
  • Jonathan McReynolds
  • Eric Morgeson
  • Daxx Nielsen
  • Tomeka Reid
  • J. Ivy
  • David Roberts
  • Ken Shipley
  • Stephen Shirk
  • David Skidmore
  • Susan Voelz
  • Dessa Wander
  • Anita Wilson

Florida Chapter Board

President

  • Lee Levin

Vice President

  • Doug Emery

Secretary

  • Jeremy Norkin

National Trustees

  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Greg "Stryke" Chin
  • Eric Schilling

Advisors

  • Rico Love
  • Vicente Solis

Goodwill Ambassador

  • Iggy Pop

Chapter Governors

  • Daniel Betancourt
  • Jimmy Douglass
  • Stephen Gibb
  • Bill Hamel
  • Nicole Henry
  • Tony Mardini
  • Niko Marzouca
  • Jorge Mejia
  • Joey Mercado
  • Marianne Mijares
  • Veronica "Milcho" Milchorena
  • Tim Mitchell
  • Lukes Morgan
  • Teedra Moses
  • George Noriega
  • Lauren "Lolo" Reskin
  • Jon Secada
  • Dan Warner
  • Betty Wright
  • Angel Zamora

Los Angeles Chapter Board

President

  • Peter Asher

Vice President

  • Julia Michels

Secretary

  • Rachel Stilwell

National Trustees

  • Mindi Abair
  • John Burk
  • Ed Cherney
  • Mike Clink
  • Rodney Jerkins
  • Booker T. Jones
  • Mike Knobloch

Chapter Governors

  • Cheche Alara
  • John Beasley
  • Evan Bogart
  • Claudia Brant
  • Darrell Brown
  • Warryn Campbell
  • Tyrese Gibson
  • Wendy Goldstein
  • Andrew Gould
  • Jeff Greenberg
  • Sarah Hudson
  • Om’Mas Keith
  • Larry Klein
  • Joel Madden
  • Orly Marley
  • Manny Marroquin
  • Carianne Marshall
  • Harvey Mason Jr.
  • Maureen McDonald (Mozella)
  • Orianthi Panagaris
  • Julie Pilat
  • Carmen Rizzo
  • Dana Sano
  • Rafa Sardina
  • Lindsey Stirling
  • Sevyn Streeter
  • Chrissy Stuart
  • Ryan Tedder
  • Chris Walden
  • Ledisi Young

Memphis Chapter Board

President

  • Gebre Waddell

Vice President

  • Matt Ross-Spang

Secretary

  • Tim Kappel

National Trustees

  • Scott Billington
  • Ken Shepherd

Advisors

  • James Dukes
  • Tiffany Lamson

Chapter Governors

  • Sean Ardoin
  • Brad Blackwood
  • Cindy Cogbill
  • Chris Finney
  • Justin Fisher
  • Catrina Guttery
  • John Paul Keith
  • Vicki Loveland
  • Susan Marshall
  • Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell
  • PJ Morton
  • Carl Nappa
  • Halley Phillips
  • Jeff Powell
  • Terrance Simien
  • Kim Stephens
  • Tricia Walker
  • Bruce Watson
  • Kirk Whalum
  • Pat Mitchell Worley

Nashville Chapter Board

President

  • Trey Fanjoy

Vice President

  • Ben Fowler

Secretary

  • Lori Badgett

National Trustees

  • Jeff Balding
  • Tracy Gershon
  • George J. Flanigen IV
  • Brett James
  • Shannon Sanders

Advisors

  • Chuck Harmony
  • Dave Mustaine

Chapter Governors

  • Ruby Amanfu
  • Joanna Carter
  • Dave Cobb
  • David Corlew
  • John Esposito
  • Fletcher Foster
  • Leslie Fram
  • Jennifer Hanson
  • Dave Haywood
  • Daniel Hill
  • Will Hoge
  • Doug Howard
  • Beverly Keel
  • Jacquire King
  • Chandra LaPlume
  • Frank Liddell
  • David Macias
  • Erika Wollam Nichols
  • Gary Paczosa
  • Nick Palladino
  • Leslie Roberts
  • Ken Robold
  • Akiko Rogers
  • Liz Rose
  • Steve Schnur
  • Victoria Shaw
  • Shaun Silva
  • Jon Randall Stewart
  • Troy Tomlinson
  • Jimi Westbrook

New York Chapter Board

President

  • Ben Allison

Vice President

  • Kathy Sommer

Secretary

  • Joe D'Ambrosio

National Trustees

  • Linda Lorence Critelli
  • Jeff Levenson
  • Ann Mincieli
  • ​Riggs Morales
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Richard Stumpf

Advisors

  • Ariel Borujow
  • Chaka Pilgrim

Chapter Governors

  • Ray Angry
  • Carolina Arenas
  • Richard Barone
  • Jennifer Blakeman
  • Adam Block
  • Terri Lyne Carrington
  • Tom Chapin
  • Samantha Cox
  • Jamie Dominguez
  • John Doelp
  • Richard Einhorn
  • ​Erika Elliott
  • Charlie Feldman
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Amy Helm
  • Ken "Duro" Ifill
  • Tracey Jordan
  • David Kahne
  • Emily Lazar
  • Joe Mardin
  • Rob Mounsey
  • Arturo O’Farrill
  • Nicki Richards
  • Maria Schneider
  • Karen Sherry
  • Sharon Tapper
  • Judy Tint
  • Philip Traugott
  • Debra White
  • Lenny White

Pacific Northwest Chapter Board

President

  • Kris Orlowski

Vice President

  • Dave Gross

Secretary

  • Portia Sabin

National Trustees

  • Sue Ennis
  • Tyler Stone

Advisors

  • Jody Brotman
  • Andrew Joslyn

Chapter Governors

  • Tim Bierman
  • Jen Czeisler
  • Astra Elane
  • Rachel Flotard
  • Bill Gibson
  • Ryan Hadlock
  • Catherine Harris-White
  • Eric Lilavois
  • Dmitriy Lipay
  • Glenn Lorbecki
  • Tendai Maraire
  • Tucker Martine
  • Ian Moore
  • Daniel Pak
  • Chris Porter
  • Sarah Shannon
  • Amber Sweeney
  • Maggie Vail
  • Will Wakefield
  • Rachel White

Philadelphia Chapter Board

President

  • Carol Riddick

Vice President

  • Lauren Hart

Secretary

  • Jeri Johnson

National Trustees

  • Ivan Barias
  • Terry Jones

Advisors

  • Mitch Beer
  • Shawn Gee

Chapter Governors

  • Marcus Baylor
  • Anthony Bell
  • Catherine Marie Charlton
  • Aliya Crawford
  • Sarah Dash
  • Paul "Starkey" Geissinger
  • David Ivory
  • Eric "Chill" Moody
  • Ryan Moys
  • Ben O'Neill
  • Octavius "Ted" Reid III
  • Darrell Robinson
  • Deidre Robinson
  • Ashley Scott
  • Toby Seay
  • Stephanie Seiple
  • Wendell Sewell
  • Dana Sorey
  • Dan "Dilemma" Thomas
  • Dyana Williams

San Francisco Chapter Board

President

  • Piper Payne

Vice President

  • Julie Schuchard

Secretary

  • Michelle Jacques

National Trustees

  • Gino Robair
  • Nick Phillips
  • Michael Romanowski

Advisors

  • Kev Choice
  • Jerry Suarez

San Francisco Chapter Staff

  • Christen McFarland

Chapter Governors

  • Larry Batiste
  • Laura Bergmann
  • Nahuel Bronzini
  • Ariane Cap
  • Minna Choi
  • McKay Garner
  • Cliff Goldmacher
  • Jim Greer
  • Meklit Hadero
  • Brian Hinman
  • Sarah Jones
  • David Katznelson
  • Camilo Landau
  • Tony Leong
  • Daniel Levitin
  • Justin Lieberman
  • Lyz Luke
  • PC Muñoz
  • Marc Senasac
  • Jessica Thompson

Texas Chapter Board

President

  • David Messier

Vice President

  • Lisa Morales

Secretary

  • Laura Mordecai

National Trustees

  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Teresa LaBarbera
  • Tim Palmer

Advisors

  • Obie Bermudez
  • Sarah Jaffe

Chapter Governors

  • Chip Adams
  • Yolanda Adams
  • Ricky Anderson
  • Bun B
  • Taylor Hanson
  • Malcolm Harper
  • Jack Ingram
  • Danny Jones
  • Paul "Pappy" Middleton
  • Tre Nagella
  • Michael Salgado
  • Chris Shaw
  • Paul Wall
  • Chris "Frenchie" Smith
  • Gilbert Velasquez
  • Andrea Villarreal
  • Heather Wagner Reed
  • Brian Courtney Wilson
  • Dan Workman

Washington D.C. Chapter Board

President

  • Carl 'Kokayi' Walker

Vice President

  • Von Vargas

Secretary

  • Ferddy Calderon

National Trustees

  • Tracy Hamlin​
  • James McKinney

Advisors

  • Anshia Crooms
  • Abby O'Neill

Chapter Governors

  • Aderonke "DJ Soupamodel" Ariyo
  • Kia Bennett
  • Deborah Bond
  • Wayne Bruce
  • Priscilla Clarke
  • Tarik "KONSHENS THE MC" Davis
  • Angie Gates
  • Chelsey Green
  • Jake Grotticelli
  • Nicolas Laget
  • Mark Meadows
  • Kurosh Nasseri
  • Pete Novak
  • Elise Perry
  • Andres Salguero
  • Tonya Sharpe
  • Michelle Shellers
  • Art Sherrod
  • Maimouna Youssef
  • Billy Zero