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Board of Directors

The Great American Songbook Foundation's Board of Directors is a group of committed stakeholders that includes industry experts, professional performers and conductors, philanthropists, and enthusiasts of the music of the Great American Songbook.


Karen Kelsey, Indiana



Don Gottwald, Indiana

Vice Chair


Troy Payner, M.D., Indiana



Rollin M. Dick, Indiana



Michael Feinstein, Indiana

Founder, Member Emeritus 


Adam Arceneaux, Indiana

Brook Babcock, Tennessee

Libby Brown, Indiana

Stan Burton, Indiana

Terrence Flannery, Indiana 

Peggy Ford, Indiana

Stan Hurt, Indiana

Paul Lowden, Nevada

Andy Marx, California

Izabela Ozdemir, Indiana

Tory Purvis, Indiana

Tony Robertson, Indiana

Marty Rosenberg, Indiana

Charles Simons, D.D.S., M.S.D., Indiana

David Stirsman, Indiana

W. Michael Wells, Indiana