Mike Culotta of WQYK Radio, Tampa, FL is the newly elected President of Country Radio Broadcasters. Annie Sandor of Curb Records, Miami, FL is agenda chair for the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2012.
In addition to Culotta and Sandor, these new officers were elected:
CRB Vice President: R.J. Curtis (Country Aircheck / Nashville, Tenn.)
CRB Secretary: Carole Bowen (WKIS / Miami, Fla.)
CRB Treasurer: Jeff Walker (AristoMedia/Marco Promotions / Nashville, Tenn.
CRS 2012 Vice Chair: Clint Marsh (Talking Stick Communications / Warsaw, Ind.)
“The energy at CRS this year was off the charts!” said Sandor. “We’re ready to roll up our sleeves and start planning for CRS 2012 already!”
Three members who were previously appointed by the CRB President have been elected back to the CRB Board of Directors. Clarence Spalding (Spalding Entertainment / Nashville, Tenn.) and Johnny Chiang (KKBQ / Houston, Texas) were elected to 3-year terms, and Dan Halyburton (RadioTime / Palo Alto, Calif.) was elected to a one-year term.
Other CRB Board members re-elected for three-year terms include: Carole Bowen, R.J. Curtis, David Haley, Clay Hunnicutt, Royce Risser, Tim Roberts and Jeff Walker.
Skip Bishop (Sony Music Nashville / Nashville, Tenn.) was elected to fill a one-year term.
Newly re-elected CRB President Mike Culotta also appointed three new CRB Board members: John Esposito (Warner Bros. / Nashville, Tenn.), Brian O’Connell (Live Nation / Nashville, Tenn.) and Jerry Phillips (Big River Broadcasting / Florence, Ala.).
Continuing their terms on the CRB Board are: Jim Asker, Tom Baldrica, Becky Brenner, Joel Burke, Natalie Conner, John Crenshaw, Mike Dungan, Keith Kaufman, Renee Leymon, Mike McVay, Charlie Morgan, Joel Raab, Denise Roberts, John Shomby, John Zarling and Director Emeritus Charlie Monk.