Industry leaders oversee the legacy and educational aspects of Gospel and Christian music
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2016) – The GMA Foundation is proud to announce its 2016-17 Board of Directors. The GMA Foundation’s mission is to continue to educate, preserve and invest in the Gospel and Christian music industry.
GMA Foundation President Jackie Patillo states, “The GMA Foundation serves our community by focusing on our history and legacy as well as investing in education for our future creative leaders. These two pieces are so important to the growth and long-term success of our industry. I’m grateful to have this diverse group of men and women at the helm and leading the charge. Great things are ahead.”
GMA Foundation Board 2016-17:
Barry Jennings, Gaither Music Group Brian Mason, The Brian Mason Show Cedric Dent, Middle TN State University Charles Dorris (Chairman), Charles Dorris & Associates Cheryl Moore, Thirty Tigers Ed Harper, The Harper Agency Jody Mainello, Lone Oak Entertainment Loren Mulraine, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC Mike Atkins, Mike Atkins Entertainment Susan Riley, Amplify Entertainment Tina Morris, Jason Crabb Ministries Walt Leaver, Lipscomb University
About the GMA Foundation: The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) working in connection with the Gospel Music Association (GMA). The GMAF is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of gospel music and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to gospel music.