The T.J. Martell Foundation announced its 2009 Nashville Board of Directors and Officers at its annual kick off meeting, held last week at the Frances Williams Preston Building of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The music industry has long supported the charity’s fight against cancer and AIDS, with many familiar names among those who are involved for the coming year.
The 2009 Officers are President Tony Conway (Pres./CEO, Buddy Lee Attractions); Vice President Derek Crownover (Partner, Crownover/Tisinger, PLC); Secretary Rick Murray (Pres., Greylocke Entertainment); and Treasurer Karen Clark (Financial Specialist).
The 2009 Board of Directors includes Tom Annastas, Renee Bell, Dave Berryman, Danielle Lares-Bouharoun, Anastasia Brown, Lisa Chader, Gary Chapman, David Corlew, Whitney Daane, John Dennis, Scott Durand, Fletcher Foster, Cindy Francis Lovelace, Blair Garner, Rusty Gaston, Ray Gonzalez, Lisa Harless, Steve Hauser, Terry Hemmings, Bill Hearn, Tori Hughes, John Huie, Ben Kline, Mike Kraski, Michelle Owens, Derek Simon, Jules Wortman Pomeroy, Sheri Warnke and Kirt Webster.
Many others have signed on as Celebrity Ambassadors to help with fundraising. Among those are Blue County, Brooks & Dunn, Charlie Daniels, Steve Cropper, Diana DeGarmo, Gerry House, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Storme Warren, Jimmy Wayne, Darryl Worley, Chely Wright and Frank Wycheck.