Country Radio Broadcasters/Country Radio Seminar Executive Director, Bill Mayne, To Step Down
18 Apr 2018
Posted by PRDesk
(Nashville, Tenn. – April 18, 2018) After nine consecutive years of successful leadership, Executive Director of The Country Radio Broadcasters/Country Radio Seminar, Bill Mayne, has announced that he will leave his position with the non-profit in May of 2019, following the organization’s milestone 50th Anniversary Country Radio Seminar in February 2019. Mayne has led the organization’s operations since 2011, and before that, he served on the organization’s board of directors.
Mayne commented, “I’ve been so blessed to spend almost half of my adult life involved in CRB, followed by a near decade as the Executive Director. It just feels right to pass the torch after the 50th anniversary of the central event of Country Music. I’m proud, humbled, and extremely grateful to know, work with, and learn from so many radio programmers, DJs, label executives, promotion teams, artists, managers—plus my sheer luck to experience the amazing artists we are blessed with in Country Music—it could take one’s breath away! Excited to work with the CRB Board to bring on our next leader. But right now, I am pumped that we are in the thick of planning CRS 50!”
CRB Board President Kurt Johnson stated, “It will be the end of an era, really. That’s how much impact Bill has had on Country Music while at CRB. It’s impossible to adequately express our thanks for his extraordinary leadership. And the good news is, Bill is working with the brilliant CRB staff to create a once-in-a-lifetime CRS this coming February.”
The CRB Board of Directors has established a search committee, who will oversee a highly confidential search process for the hiring of a new executive director for the organization. Interested parties can apply confidentially at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 50th Anniversary Country Radio Seminar will be held February 13-15, 2019 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. The 2018 Country Radio Hall of Fame event is set for Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Nashville Marriott by Vanderbilt. For more information, please visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com.
About CRB: The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure the vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format. More information may be obtained at www.CountryRadioSeminar.com or at the CRB office at (615) 327-4487. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Instagram and Twitter.