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
  • John Driskell Hopkins
  • Leslie Ann Jones
  • Terry Jones
  • Om'Mas Keith
  • Mike Knobloch
  • Kokayi
  • 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
  • Paul Wall

Atlanta Chapter Board

President

  • JFly

Vice President

  • Diane Durrett

Secretary

  • Ian Schumacher

National Trustees

  • John Driskell 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

    Henny Tha Bizness

    Thom "TK" Kidd

    Shay M. Lawson

    Kevin Leahy

    Melissa Love

    Crystal Nicole

    Jason Reddick 

    Mike Rizzi

    Greggory Smith

    Ben Tanner

    Simone Torres

    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 Chesley

    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

  • Milcho

Secretary

  • Marianne Mijares

National Trustees

  • Lee Levin
  • Rico Love
  • Jorge Mejia

Advisors

  • DJ Buddha
  • Manu Manzo

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

    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

  • Bernard Cahill
  • Moya Nkruma

Chapter Governors

  • Cheche Alara
  • Peter Asher
  • Edie Lehmann Boddicker
  • 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

    Shannon McNally

    Oona Mitchell-Bean

    PJ Morton

    Carl Nappa

    Halley Phillips

    Jeff Powell

    Matt Ross-Spang

    Terrance Simien

    Tyke T

    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

Chapter Governors

  • André 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 Talese
  • Paul “Starkey” Geissinger
  • Lori Landew
  • Chill Moody
  • Donn T
  • 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

  • Kev 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
  • Jumbo
  • Michael Denten
  • Anna Frick
  • McKay Garner
  • Michelle Jacques
  • Justin Lieberman
  • Lyz Luke
  • Cava Menzies
  • Anton Patzner
  • Freya Seeburger
  • Mads Tolling
  • Judy Tsang
  • Christopher Verdugo
  • IAMSU!

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
  • Bun B
  • 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

  • Kokayi
  • Tracy Hamlin​

Advisors

  • Anshia Crooms, M.A.
  • Dr. Kate Moran

Chapter Governors

  • Diane Blagman
  • Wayne Bruce
  • Ferddy Calderon
  • Goldlink
  • Alexandria Davila
  • DJ Thommy Davis
  • 9th Wonder
  • Brandon Felder
  • Dom Flemons
  • Angie Gates
  • JJ Hairston
  • Tracey Lee
  • Dan Merceruio
  • Pete Reiniger
  • Vincent Richardson
  • Aramide Sarumoh
  • Michelle Shellers
  • Tamara Wellons
  • Wayna
  • Mumu Fresh