Sunday, September 2, 2018

DSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018

Officers 2018
Michael Brandenberger -  Prez
Bobby Montgomery - VP Programs
Phil Casteel - Treasurer
Jessica Ewy - Secretary
Alexis Tapp - VP Membership, Lyric Contest Director
Barbe McMillen - Administration, Newsletter
Harry Hewlett - A/
Gene Schillaci - Lyric Contest Director, Webmaster
Steve Sullivan - At Large
James Pappas - At Large
Joe Milton - At Large
Ken Duren - At Large

Monday, August 4, 2014

DSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MID YEAR UPDATE


President / Membership Director - Michael Brandenberger
    Market Coordinators -
       Wildflower and Deep Ellum -  Bobby
       Dallas Guitar Show - Buck
       Arlington Guitar Show - Steve

Executive Vice President - Bobby Montgomery

Workshop Director - Ken Duren
      SongSwaps - 
        1st Monday Half Price Books Gigi Gostas and James Pappas
        3rd Monday Tino's Too - Gigi Gostas, Steve Sullivan

Secretary - Position Open

Treasurer / Fundraising Director - Lisa Byrn
  Fundraising Committees
   Donor Relations - Mary Guthrie 
  Merchandizing Committee - CD Compilation - Lisa Byrn, Aaron Shook
  Awards Ceremony Committee - Lisa Byrn, chair

VP of Programs Director - Position Open
     2nd Tuesday Meeting Committee:
          Speaker: All board members
          Setup: Bobby Montgomery
          Cleanup - Alex, Bobby
          
Director of Meeting Song Critiques: Harry Hewlett

Director of Showcases and Open Mics - Steve Sullivan
  Deep Ellum Stage Manager - Steve Sullivan
  Wildflower Stage Manager - Ian Dickson

Director of Public Relation - Buck Morgan

Lyric Contest Director - Position Open

Newsletter, Website/Administration & Song Contest Director - Barbe McMillen
  Song Contest Committee - TBA

  Director of Web Development - Rachel Wilhelm


Board Members at Large - Joe Milton, Will Brown, James Pappas


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

2014 Officers and Directors

On January 12th, the DSA Board held it's election of new officers and planning meeting for 2014. I am please to announce the following board members and their positions for 2014. Also, appointed committee members are listed under each director position.

President / Membership Director - Michael Brandenberger
    Market Coordinators -
       Wildflower & Deep Ellum -  Bobby
       Dallas Guitar Show - Buck
       Arlington Guitar Show - Steve

Executive Vice President - Bobby Montgomery

Workshop Director - Ken Duren
      SongSwaps - 
        1st Monday Half Price Books Gigi Gostas and James Pappas
        3rd Monday Tino's Too - Gigi Gostas, Steve Sullivan

Secretary - Alex Gorodiscus

Treasurer / Fundraising Director - Lisa Byrn
  Fundraising Committees
   Donor Relations - Mary Guthrie 
  Merchandizing Committee - CD Compilation - Lisa Byrn, Aaron Shook
  Awards Ceremony Committee - Lisa Byrn, chair

VP of Programs Director - Steve Erickson
     2nd Tuesday Meeting Committee:
          Speaker: All board members
          Setup: Bobby Montgomery
          Cleanup - Alex, Bobby
          
Director of A&R: Aaron Shook

Director of Showcases - Steve Sullivan
  Deep Ellum Stage Manager - Steve Sullivan
  Wildflower Stage Manager - Ian Dickson

Director of Public Relation  and Member Communications - Buck Morgan

Lyric Contest Director - Gigi Gostas

Newsletter, Website/Administration & Song Contest Director - Barbe McMillen
  Song Contest Committee - TBA
  Web Committee - Rachel Wilhelm


Board Members at Large - Joe Milton, William Brown, James Pappas, Robin Willis

In addition to the activities of the board there are also many opportunities for the membership to help with various committees throughout the year. We would like to hear from anyone that has an interest in participating in our involvement in guitar shows, open mics, showcases, music festivals, song contests, song swaps, and fundraising activities. Please call or email me, or talk with any of the board members if you want to learn more

Also on behalf of the board, I want to thank our immediate Past President, Roger Russell, for the very generous donation of his time (and money) to the DSA while he was president. A job well done!

Write a song...save the world.

Michael Brandenberger
President
Dallas Songwriters Association




Tuesday, January 7, 2014

2014 Board of Directors




On Tuesday, November 5th at the annual membership meeting at the Center for Community Cooperation 2900 Live Oak, the following members were elected as directors for 2014.

1. Barbara McMillen
2. Buck Morgan
3. Roger Russell
4. Joe Milton
5. Aaron Shook
6. Ken Duren
7. James Pappas
8. Steve Sullivan
9. Robin Willis
10.Bobby Montgomery
11. Steve Erickson
12. Lisa Byrn
13. Alex Gorodiscas
14. Michael Brandenberger
15. Gigi Gostas

Officers will be elected at the Planning Meeting on January 12.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

2013 Officers Elected


On Saturday, January 12th at the annual planning meeting of the Board of Directors at The Point at CC Young, Dallas, Tx the previously elected members of the board were elected as officers and directors to the following positions for 2013.

President - Roger Russell
Executive Vice President and Workshop Co-Director -
                    Michael Brandenberger
Secretary and A&R - Buck Morgan
Treasurer -  Ken Duran
Vice President of Programs - Bobby Montgomery
Vice President of Membership  - Michael Brandenberger
Co-Director of Workshops - Lisa Byrn
Director of Showcases - Steve Sullivan
Public Relations -  Buck Morgan, Julie Jean White
Sponsorship & Fundraising -  Steve Erickson
Song Contest - Barbe McMillen
Lyric Contest - Nancy Rynders*

Newsletter Editor and Admin. Manager  - Barbara McMillen

Committees 
       Program Committees  William, Roger, Buck
              Monthly Meetings - Bobby Montgomery & Alex (set up)
                                                  Buck Morgan (A&R)
                                                  James Pappas, Alex, Bobby (clean up)
              SongSwaps -  Ken Golden (1st & 3rd Monday) 
                                         James Pappas (1st Monday)
                                        Steve Sullivan  (3rd Monday)
                                         Roger (3rd Monday)
       Membership (Michael) -    Roger Russell
                                                      Renee Sullivan*
      Song Contest (Barbe) - Barbara McMillen
                                                         Bobby Montgomery
                                                         Roger Russell
                                                         Casey Graham
                                                         Michael Brandonberger
                                                         Liz Basse
                                                         JJ White
                                                         Trevor Dahlen
      Communications - Casey Graham
                                         Barbe - Newsletter
                                         Roger  - Prez Sez
                                          Julie J, Buck - Public Relations
              Web Committee: Roger, Buck,, Barbe

(* designates a DSA member who is serving in a director or committee member capacity but is not voting member of the board of directors.)

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

2013 Board of Directors



On Tuesday, November 13th at the annual membership meeting at the Center for Community Cooperation 2900 Live Oak, the following members were elected as directors for 2013.

1. Barbara McMillen
2. Buck Morgan
3. Roger Russell
4. Joe Milton
5. William Brown
6. Ken Duren
7. James Pappas
8. Steve Sullivan
9. Suzie Morse
10.Bobby Montgomery
11. Steve Erickson
12. Lisa Byrn
13. Alex Gorodiscas
14. Michael Brandenberger