Who We Are & Contact Information


MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

Contact MusiCares

MusiCares West Region and MusiCares MAP Fund
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 
Ph: 310.392.3777 
Fx: 310.392.2187 
Toll-free Help Line: 1.800.687.4227

MusiCares South Region
1904 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212
Ph: 615.327.0050
Fx: 615.327.0876
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.626.2748

MusiCares East Region(Please note our new address and fax number)
104 West 40th St., Suite 400
New York, NY 10036 
Ph: 212.245.7840
Fx: 310.449.6525
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.303.6962

Not sure which regional office to contact? Click this link for a map of US states and their respective regional offices.

Board of Directors:

John Branca
Honorary Chair 

Alexandra Patsavas 

Michael McDonald
Vice Chair
Stasia Washington

Bill Silva
Chair Emeritus

John Burk

Pete Fisher

Susan Genco

Jody Gerson

Jeff Harleston

Olivia Harrison

James Higa

Tamara Hrivnak

Mike Knobloch

Rob Light

Kevin Lyman

John Poppo

Kirdis Postelle

Scott Powell, M.D.

Andie B. Simon

MusiCares Executive Staff:

Neil Portnow
Dana Tomarken
Vice President

Judy Wong
Vice President, Finance

Debbie Carroll, LCSW 
Senior Executive Director

MusiCares Staff:

Danielle Bowker, LPC, MHSP
Brett Bryngelson
Program Manager
Christina Cassidy 
Communications Director
Stefanie Curtiss 
Ryan Donahue 
Junior Accountant
Carol Flores 
Senior Accounting Manager
Kristen Jennings
Senior Coordinator, Annual Giving
Dorit Kalev
Senior Director
Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director
Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Senior Director, Health & Human Services
Dina Morales 
Project Manager
Nicole Oliva 
Administrative Assistant
Harold Owens 
Senior Director, MusiCares / MAP Fund
Anita Ramsarup 
Senior Administrative Assistant
Shireen Janti Reid, CADC II 
Director, MusiCares / MAP Fund
Ana Serrato 
Project Manager
Roger Tang
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Wynnie Wynn