New IBMA Board officers elected

Tim SurrettThe Board of Directors of the International Bluegrass Music Association has elected a new slate of officers to lead the organization.

According to board members who asked not to be identified, previous Director Jon Weisberger, who was eligible for another term, did not stand for re-election and is succeeded by Tim Surrett, bass player with Balsam Range and producer/engineer at Crossroads Entertainment.

Ben Surratt, chief engineer with Rec Room Studio in Nashville, was elected Vice Chair. Surratt had previously served on the Executive Committee of the IBMA Board.

Further announcements are expected this afternoon relating to Board meetings held yesterday and today at their annual fall meeting, held in conjunction with the World of Bluegrass Convention in Raleigh, NC.

 

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David Morris

David Morris is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist, songwriter and upright bass player. He has spent much of his career as a wire service political reporter, including nearly 14 years with The Associated Press and a stint as chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, and has recently retired as senior editor for Kiplinger Washington Editors.