CRB names new board, officer members for 2014-2015


CRBCharlie Morgan, SVP and Market Manager for Emmis Communications/ Indianapolis, has been re-elected as President of the Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. for the 2014-2015 term. In addition, returning as officers are R.J. Curtis (All Access Music Group) as Vice President, Carole Bowen (WKIS-FM) as Secretary and Jeff Walker (The AristoMedia Group) as Treasurer.

Said Morgan: “After one year as President of this organization, I am even more amazed than ever at the dedication and effort from the staff, board and agenda committee to insure that CRS is always innovating and improving.  We have many of country music’s most engaged leaders on our board and the amount of time, talent and resources they so generously commit is remarkable.  It is a privilege to serve again this year as President alongside such a talented and passionate group.”

New to the board are: Andy Denemark (United Stations) and Scott Huskey (Rusty Walker Programming).

Reappointed to the board are: Chuck Aly (Country Aircheck), Carole Bowen (WKIS-FM), Beverlee Brannigan (Journal Broadcast Group), Johnny Chiang (KKBQ-FM), R.J. Curtis (All Access), Clay Hunnicutt (Clear Channel), Nick Martin (Big River Broadcasting), Gary Overton (Sony Music Nashville), Royce Risser (UMG Nashville), Tim Roberts (WYCD-FM) and Jeff Walker (The AristoMedia Group).

Board members with continued terms are: Tom Baldrica (Show Dog – Universal), Becky Brenner (Albright, O’Malley & Brenner), John Crenshaw (Cumulus), Mike Culotta, Mike Dungan (UMG Nashville), John Esposito (Warner Music Nashville), Dan Halyburton (Falls Media Group.), Jeff Kapugi (WUSN-FM), Keith Kaufman (Center Stage Tour Promotions), Jon Loba (Broken Bow Records), Mike McVay (Cumulus Media), Charlie Morgan (Emmis Communications/Indianapolis), Joel Raab (Country Radio Consultants), Denise Roberts (Streamsound Records), Annie Sandor (Curb), John Shomby (Max Media of Hampton Roads) and John Zarling (Big Machine Label Group).

Charlie Monk continues as a Lifelong Director.

The Country Radio Seminar 2015 is set for Feb. 25-27, 2015 at the Nashville Convention Center.