ASCAP has released the results of its biennial election for the Board of Directors and named the twelve writer and twelve publisher members elected to serve on the Board for a two-year term beginning April 1st, 2019.
In addition to ASCAP President and Board Chairman Paul Williams, the writer members who were re-elected in the at-large field are: composer Joel Beckerman; composer Richard Bellis; composer Bruce Broughton; songwriter/producer Desmond Child; composer Dan Foliart; songwriter/composer Michelle Lewis; composer/producer Marcus Miller; songwriter/producer Rudy Perez; songwriter Jimmy Webb; and composer Doug Wood. Composer Alex Shapiro was re-elected in the Symphonic and Concert field.
The publisher directors re-elected in the at-large field are: Caroline Bienstock, Bienstock Publishing Co.; Peter Brodsky, Sony/ATV Music Publishing; Barry Coburn, Ten Ten Music Group; Keith Hauprich, BMG US; Laurent Hubert, Kobalt; Dean Kay, Lichelle Music Company; Evan Lamberg, Universal Music Publishing Group; Leeds Levy, Leeds Music; Carianne Marshall, Warner/Chappell Music; Mary Megan Peer, peermusic; and Irwin Z. Robinson, Cromwell Music, Inc. Elected in the Symphonic and Concert field is publisher James M. Kendrick, Schott Music/ European American Music Distributors Company.
"Serving on the ASCAP Board is a great honor and an even greater responsibility," said Williams. "The ASCAP Board is truly of, by and for the songwriters, composers and music publisher members of ASCAP. I know I speak for the entire Board when I say that it is a privilege to have been chosen by our writer and publisher peers to represent them. We take our commitment to serve the more than 700,000 members of ASCAP very seriously and we work tirelessly on their behalf."