New CMA Board Elected

Newly elected CMA Board of Directors officers (effective Jan. 1) are The Fitzgerald Hartley Company's Bill Simmons, Chairman; BMI's Jody Williams, President; and WME/Nashville's Rob Beckham, President-Elect. Townsquare Media's Kurt Johnson continues as Secretary/Treasurer. "A huge thanks to [CMA CEO] Sarah Trahern and the world class CMA staff for making this past year a career highlight," says outgoing Chairman, Opry Entertainment's Sally Williams. "I look forward to continuing to support CMA for years to come, and I join everyone in congratulating Bill Simmons as incoming Chairman." See the full board here.