CBA Board Important Message

The CBA added two new Board Members
at our January 2023 Board Meeting

Please join us in welcoming Jill Pex and Evelyn Silverman to the CBA Board!

Jill Pex – General Secretary

About Jill: Jill was born and raised in the Portland area and has lived here all her life.  She was involved in band throughout junior high and high school, and continues playing with several local groups.  She earned a BS from Portland State University, was self-employed for 27 years, recently earned a Music Technology certificate from Clackamas Community College, and is currently working toward a degree in Music Performance Tech.  She runs half marathons, is a member of the Audio Engineering Society, holds the Secretary position for the Get a Life Marching Band, and is looking forward to participating in the CBA.

Evelyn Silverman – At-Large Board Member


About Evelyn: She was born and raised in Southern California, and escaped to Portland in 2006. Her day job is with the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and her side-gig is spending time with cats and dogs as a house/pet-sitter. Lifelong passions include music, art, books, travel, volunteering and connecting people. In addition to amazing music, the PNW Blues community has provided great friendships.