Board Of Directors

  • Jeanne WarsawChair, 20+ year Music Industry Executive
  • James Evans- Executive Director, Artist, Record Executive, and Co-Founder of “G.O.L.D.I.E. Award” winning DEF ED, a hip-hop education program in San Francisco
  • Rogelio Gazga- Program Director, Multimedia, News Photographer / Editor / Live Truck NBC Universal -Telemundo / NBC5 Chicago. Partner SPI-TV Media Group
  • Phillip Walton- Director, Chief, Beneficiary Travel/Veterans Transportation Service at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Producer/Engineer/Songwriter
  • Miguel Ortuno- Secretary, Blue Bot Advertising
  • Arjumund Orellana- Treasurer, Neonatal Nurse. Parent of MeMA-Music student
  • Wasiqah Maisha- School Representative, Former MeMA-Music student

Associate Board

  • Lisa Giddens-White, PMP, Editorial Content Manager, Great Minds. Parent of MeMA-Music student
  • Susan Bank, MD, Psychiatry Specialist, Chicago, IL
  • Johnny Hickman, Co-founder, and lead guitarist for the band Cracker
  • Jack Mongan, English & Film teacher at Chicago Public Schools, Lakeview High School, Chicago, IL
  • Kim Steffen, Doctoral student, Faculty-Curriculum Instruction Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL
  • Rob McKay, Manager, THĒARĒgroup and Connect Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Craig J. Snider, Producer/Composer/Remixer, Mix Kitchen / Big Music Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Thomas Nye Swift Esq., Attorney at Law, Chicago, IL

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