Board and Volunteer Duties Listing

CBA Board and Others Working for the Blues Community

We thought it would be a good idea to communicate some of the behind the scenes work that’s being done to support the Musicians, Venues and Membership of the CBA

Responsibilities of Board and others working with the Cascade Blues Association updated 8/1/21
The following is a partial list of the volunteers’ responsibilities. As you can see, there is a lot more going on behind the scenes with the Cascade Blues Association.
Elected Officers
Greg Johnson CBA Board and Others Working for the Blues Community

We thought it would be a good idea to communicate some of the behind the scenes work that’s being done to support the Musicians, Venues and Membership of the CBA

Responsibilities of Board and others working with the Cascade Blues Association updated 8/1/21
The following is a partial list of the volunteers’ responsibilities. As you can see, there is a lot more going on behind the scenes with the Cascade Blues Association.
Elected Officers
Anni Piper, President (Shelley Garrett currently handling these) – Preside over Board of Directors Meetings and Membership Meetings, Membership Meeting band scheduling, BluesNotes content, proofing & final authorization for print, Website updating, Journey to Memphis lead, Muddy Awards Ceremony lead, Best Self-Produced CD lead, Blues Foundation and other society liaison , FB Admin
Nolan Johnson, Vice-President – Preside over duties of President when they are unavailable, Monthly Email Blast, Liaison with Website Developer, Google Forms voting, Merchandising, Waterfront Blues Festival Booth lead, PayPal technologist, monitor CBA staff gmail, Blues Notes Advertising, Online Store & Shipping, FB Admin, Portland Venue Project Committee, Waterfront Blues Festival Flyer Production and advertising.
Mike Day, Treasurer
Control of accounts, financial reporting & documenting
Mike Todd, Membership Secretary –Maintaining Membership records, new membership and renewals, “mini” Muddy category research
Marie Walters, General Secretary, BOD Meeting minutes, “Roberts Rule of Order,” board coach, Board Meeting meeting location coordinator, monitor CBA VoiceMail, FB Admin, Portland Venue Project Committee, GoFundMe Campaign, graphics for website, Facebook and the member newsletter, Blues Notes contributor, ticketing specialist
At Large Members
Randy Murphy – BluesNotes content & proofing, Non-Profit Association of Oregon liaison, Various Festival liaison, Board of Directors Ethics document update, New Music and CD review coordinator
Brad Bleidt – MBA/Non-Profit Management-Consultant, Bylaws, Directors & Officers Insurance, Blues Notes Advertising, Muddy Awards Production, Portland Venue Project Committee Lead, Long term planning lead
Ron Johnson seconder of motions (LOL), “mini” Muddy category research

Robert Evans-liaison to the Blues Dancers community, Blues In The Schools lead, “mini” Muddy category research, Holiday Party, CBA calendar

Jeanette Aglipay-Holiday Party

Anni Piper-CD reviews, Holiday Party
Committees
Volunteer- Richard LaChapelle (lead), Belinda Clark, Jeanette Aglipay

Blues Notes Proofreading–big thanks to John Taylor!
Volunteer Opportunities
At Large Board Member
Grant Writer
Advertising Sales
Christopher Mesi Scholarship Fund
Blues in the Schools
CD Reviews for the Blues Notes
Musicians Relief Fund
Blues Notes Delivery not needed for 2022
Cider Fest (June) not needed for 2022
Waterfront Blues festival (July) not needed for 2022
Muddy Awards Ceremony (November)
Holiday Party (December)

If interested, contact a Board member or send an email to cascadebluesstaff@gmail.com Anni Piper, President – Preside over Board of Directors Meetings and Membership Meetings, Membership Meeting band scheduling, BluesNotes content, proofing & final authorization for print, Website updating, Journey to Memphis lead, Muddy Awards Ceremony lead, Best Self-Produced CD lead, Blues Foundation and other society liaison , FB Admin
Shelley Garrett, Vice-President – Preside over duties of President when they are unavailable, Monthly Email Blast, Liaison with Website Developer, Google Forms voting, Merchandising, Waterfront Blues Festival Booth lead, PayPal technologist, monitor CBA staff gmail, Blues Notes Advertising, Online Store & Shipping, FB Admin, Portland Venue Project Committee, Waterfront Blues Festival Flyer Production and advertising.
Mike Day, Treasurer
Control of accounts, financial reporting & documenting
Mike Todd, Membership Secretary –Maintaining Membership records, new membership and renewals, “mini” Muddy category research

Marie Walters, General Secretary, BOD Meeting minutes, “Roberts Rule of Order,” board coach, Board Meeting meeting location coordinator, monitor CBA VoiceMail, FB Admin, Portland Venue Project Committee, GoFundMe Campaign, graphics for website, Facebook and the member newsletter, Blues Notes contributor, ticketing specialist
At Large Members
Randy Murphy – BluesNotes content & proofing, Non-Profit Association of Oregon liaison, Various Festival liaison, Board of Directors Ethics document update, New Music and CD review coordinator
Brad Bleidt – MBA/Non-Profit Management-Consultant, Bylaws, Directors & Officers Insurance, Blues Notes Advertising, Muddy Awards Production, Portland Venue Project Committee Lead, Long term planning lead
Ron Johnson seconder of motions (LOL), “mini” Muddy category research

Robert Evans-liaison to the Blues Dancers community, Blues In The Schools lead, “mini” Muddy category research, Holiday Party, CBA calendar

Jeanette Aglipay-Holiday Party

Anni Piper-CD reviews, Holiday Party
Committees
Volunteer- Richard LaChapelle (lead), Belinda Clark, Jeanette Aglipay

Blues Notes Proofreading–big thanks to John Taylor!
Volunteer Opportunities
At Large Board Member
Grant Writer
Advertising Sales
Christopher Mesi Scholarship Fund
Blues in the Schools
CD Reviews for the Blues Notes
Musicians Relief Fund
Blues Notes Delivery not needed for 2022
Cider Fest (June) not needed for 2022
Waterfront Blues festival (July) not needed for 2022
Muddy Awards Ceremony (November)
Holiday Party (December)

If interested, contact a Board member or send an email to cascadebluesstaff@gmail.com