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A2IM Board of Directors Election 2018: The Candidates

A2IM’s annual Board of Directors election opens for voting today, Monday, May 21. The board is elected by A2IM’s Label Members, where each label’s primary contact has the right to vote on behalf of their company. Please note, there is only one vote per company.

Our voting members have nominated an exciting list of member executives to run for election to the A2IM Board of Directors. The caliber and depth of this list shows the level of dedication, engagement and commitment our members have to A2IM’s mission of supporting the U.S. independent music label movement. A2IM’s voting members will vote to fill three (3) seats from the list of candidates (below, alphabetically by first name).

Voting instructions will be sent to each voting member directly from Election Runner, our election platform, so please keep an eye out for that.

Voting closes on Monday, June 11

The nominees are:

Emmy Black – Rhyme & Reason Records
Garry West – Compass Records
Jason Croke – Dine Alone Records
Joe Steinhardt – Don Giovanni Records
Joey Elwood – Gotee Records
Katie Alberts – Reach Records
Kim Cameron – SideFx Partners
Kris Gillespie – Domino Recording Co.
Laura Ballance – Merge Records
Lisa Levy – Robbins Entertainment
Mark Jowett – Nettwerk Music Group
Mark Robinson – 300 Entertainment
Matt Medney – Herø Records
Michael Olsen – Entertainment One
Nate Nelson – Innovative Leisure
Randall Foster – ole
Rosie Lopez – Tommy Boy
Steve Dalmer – United For Opportunity
Steve Feinberg – 5Towns Records
Steven Hill – Warp Records
Tony Kiewel – Sub Pop
Zena White – Partisan Records

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.