Contact

CIBS Board of Directors

  • PRESIDENT : Scott Allen
    prez@cibs.org – 515.480.4437
  • ADMINISTRATOR : Suzanne Cantrell
    suzanne@cibs.org – 515.710.0254
  • MEMBERSHIP : Philip Snyder
    membership@cibs.org – 515.991.3509
  • DIRECTOR : Deb Bodson
    volunteer@cibs.org – 515.249.1008
  • DIRECTOR : Scott Kirstein
    srkirstein@msn.com – 515.490.7414
  • DIRECTOR : Steve Vasquez
    education@cibs.org – 515.664.4430
  • DIRECTOR : Jeff Wagner
    urbluesii@hotmail.com – 515.250.4136

Calendar and Newsletter Submissions


CIBS Committee Chairs

  • EDUCATION – education@cibs.org
    Steve Vasquez – 515.664.4430
    Administer programs funded through the Carol Thomas Memorial Endowment Fund, including Blues in the Schools and the Webster-Wagner Scholarship
  • IOWA BLUES CHALLENGE – challenge@cibs.org
    Julie Spong – 515.401.8495
    Organizing and administering of the Iowa Blues Challenge. Act as liaison with participating acts and sponsoring Blues Societies
  • IOWA BLUES HALL OF FAME – ibhof@cibs.org
    Bryan Church – 515.577.7749 / Tom Buckmiller – 605.661.4327
    Identification of potential inductees and selection of inductees to the IBHOF. Act as liaison with members of the Hall. Maintenance of IBHOF displays
  • MARKETING – Open Chair (let us know if you are interested!)
    Build relationships and expand CIBS reach with press outlets, social media and the community. Create and distribute press-releases for our various events and programs.
  • MEDIA – news@cibs.org
    Jen Taylor – 515.779.7965
    Publication of newsletter, website updates, create and manage CIBS events on social media and ticketing sites
  • MERCHANDISE – srkirstein@msn.com
    Scott Kirstein – 515.490.7414
    Inventories and organization of merchandising activities
  • PRODUCTION – volunteer@cibs.org
    Deb Bodson – 515.249.1008
    Facilities arrangements and volunteer staffing for all society events
  • TALENT – dvsmind2001@yahoo.com
    Philip Snyder – 515.991.3509
    Booking of talent for society functions and negotiation and execution of contracts relating thereto. Maintenance of an up-to-date directory of area talent, including contact information
  • PARLIMENTARIAN – jeeff@cibs.org
    Jeff Duskin – 515.494.6033

Mailing Address

Central Iowa Blues Society
PO Box 13016
Des Moines, IA 50310-0016