2009 Annual Meeting

Pictures from the Annual Meeting, pizza party and jam are up on the website and here’s a little video of the fun jam.

Our President, Dallas, led a great meeting. We had a lot of input from attendees and had several new members step up to volunteer to serve the association. Brian Herbal is leaving his position on the Board. Ted Lowe has moved back East to help his folks and so had to step down too. Thank you Brian and Ted for your time and help with MRBA these past few years. Greg Boyd and Ken Benson were voted into these 2 Board positions. The rest of the Officers stayed the same.

Dallas Olson, President
Mike Conroy, VP
Tari Conroy, Board of Directors
Ken Benson, Board of Directors
Greg Boyd, Board of Directors
Lois Malikie, Sec/Treas
Ben Essary, tempoary Newsletter
Phyllis Erck, Webmaster
Randy Dollar, Event Calendar

This will be Lois’ last year as Sec/Treas
Ben needs a replacement as newsletter Editor to take over after the January issue.

We’ll also need a lot of help with all the show and festivals. So there will be a lot of opportunities to get involved with this fun association this year.

The January newsletter will have a full report n the annual meeting but a couple of important highlights of note are 1) we will sponsor Mike and Tari’s Hardtimes Festival  2)  the association will sponsor shows.  We’ll start with a series of concerts this winter 2 in Missoula and 1 in Stevensville.  If you have a bluegrass band and would like to be considered for our concert series please email mrba@mtbluegrass.com.

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