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Board of Directors / Advisory Board...

The Southern Museum of Music's board of directors is the governing arm of our nonprofit organization....

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit we were granted tax-exempt status because of our charitable purpose. Our board members and officers, were elected to a two year term, and the advisory board consist of appointed volunteers.

SMoM board members provide expertise to the country’s only museum dedicated to telling the story of Southern Music, the Southern Museum of Music has established a board. Its function is to advise the elected officers, to raise funds to support major Museum initiatives and exhibitions, and to recruit new board members from around the country to support the Museum’s mission. 

Board members include noted music and entertainment industry artist, musicians, pioneers, historians, business and community leaders, and members and individuals of philanthropic organizations.

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SMoM Elected Officers...

Officers of the Southern Museum of Music's board oversee and direct the major aspects of the organization's operations. Because the role of board officers is critical to proper governance, their duties and responsibilities are detailed in the Southern Museum of Music’s articles of incorporation and bylaws.

President

The president, who is also called the board chair, is the head of the board and of the organization. The president partners with our leadership team to promote the museum. The president conducts board meetings and ensures that the board’s directives are implemented and monitored. The president calls and conducts meetings of the executive committee, which consists of board officers, board of directors and advisory board. He also creates committees and appoints committee chairs. The president collaborates with the leadership team, to carry out the organization’s mission and ensures accomplishment of goals. The president reviews reports and records, and directs members in their roles.

Vice President

The vice president, also called the vice chair, is prepared at all times to assume the role of board president, if necessary. The vice president, whose knowledge and commitment mirrors that of the president, may serve in the president’s place for board activities and in the spokesperson capacity. The president may delegate special assignments to the vice president, who also works closely with the organization’s Leadership Team to carry out the board president’s vision and directives.

Parliamentarian

The parliamentarian must have a fair and impartial mind and attitude, as well as a fundamental knowledge of the museum and all of its governing documents - Vision, Mission and Purposes, Bylaws, Standing Rules and policies. Maintains a position of impartiality. Maintains records of the position and may be asked to chair a committee to review and recommend amendments to these documents. Advise the chair on parliamentary law and matters of procedure when requested.

Treasurer

The treasurer serves as the financial officer. The treasurer is also the chairperson of our finance committee. The treasurer applies their knowledge of accounting to monitor finances, while directing the preparation of financial reports and summarizing the reports for the board. The treasurer works with board officers to develop financial plans and prepare the organization’s budget. The treasurer reviews the annual audit and tax forms, and presents the financial material to the board of directors.

Secretary

The board's secretary provides members with required meeting notices, prepares agendas and provides guidance on proper meeting procedures. The secretary takes minutes at board meetings, and reviews and distributes the approved minutes. The secretary prepares and maintains board records, such as minutes and committee reports, and ensures the accuracy and security of the records.

Assistant Secretary

The board's assistant secretary provides support and fills in for the secretary as required and needed.

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Greg Pridgeon

President
Founding Board Member
City Official / Elected Advisor

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DoloresKenniebrew

Vice President
Founding Board Member
Singer / "The Crystals"

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William P. Rader

Parliamentarian
Founding Board Member
Disc Jockey / Director

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Edna Snowden

Treasurer
Founding Board Member
Banking / Promotions

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Evelyn Simpson

Secretary
Founding Board Member
Singer - Elected Advisor

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Cherylynn Paris

Assistant Secretary
Founding Board Member
Artist Management

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