The Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA) has elected four new members its Board of Directors.
The new Board members are Tom Burns, the owner Technicom & Sauk Valley Broadcasting; Gary Berkowitz, President of Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting; Steve Clendenin, the owner and GM of WHGM-AM & FM in Havre de Grace, Md.; and Jim Jacobs, President of Radio Richmond LLC.
The election took place between November and December. The new board members will serve beginning January 1, 2020, for a three-year term.
Outgoing board members are David Stephens, Owner of Stephens Media Group; Michael J. Flood, Owner of Flood Communications; Deborah Barrera of R Communications LLC; and Cindy Taylor Chesson, GM of River Radio Network/Bridge Media/Ohio Midland Newsgroup.
Jacobs commented, “In an incredibly short period of time, the hard work of the Independent Broadcasters Association has shown remarkable growth. I am looking forward to working with the IBA Board and being a part of what promises to be an even brighter future.”