Who we are


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:

Bill Silva

Alexandra Patsavas
Vice Chair

Arnie Herrmann
Scott Pascucci
Chair Emeritus
John Burk Rod Essig
Pete Fisher Susan Genco
Jody Gerson Olivia Harrison
James Higa Mike Knobloch
Kevin Lyman Michael McDonald
Alissa Pollack John Poppo
Kirdis Postelle Scott Powell, M.D.
Stasia Washington

MusiCares Executive Staff:

Neil Portnow
Scott Goldman
Vice President
Dana Tomarken
Vice President, Events
Judy Wong
Vice President, Finance

MusiCares Staff:

Hannah Berryman
New Media Communications Coordinator
Danielle Bowker, LPC, MHSP
Brett Bryngelson
Debbie Carroll, LCSW
Senior Executive Director
Christina Cassidy
Communications Director
Stefanie Curtiss
Ryan Donahue
Junior Accountant
Loren Fishbein
Senior Coordinator
Carol Flores
Senior Accounting Manager
Kristen Jennings
Senior Coordinator, Annual Giving
Dorit Kalev
Senior Director, Events
Monica Kim
Accounting Coordinator
Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director
Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Director, East Region
La Shon Malone
Executive Assistant
Dina Morales
Project Coordinator
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
Myah Stone
Administrative Assistant
Roger Tang
Accounts Payable Coordinator
VanAn Tranchi
Institutional Giving Manager
Wynnie Wynn