CIBS Board of Directors

Calendar and Newsletter Submissions

CIBS Committees

  • EDUCATION: Steve Vasquez
    Administer programs funded through the Carol Thomas Memorial Endowment Fund, including Blues in the Schools and the Webster-Wagner Scholarship
  • IOWA BLUES CHALLENGE: Scott Allen & Jeff Duskin
    Organizing and administering of the Iowa Blues Challenge. Act as liaison with participating acts and sponsoring Blues Societies
  • IOWA BLUES HALL OF FAME : Bryan Church 
    Identification of potential inductees and selection of inductees to the IBHOF. Act as liaison with members of the Hall. Maintenance of IBHOF displays
  • MEDIA & MARKETING: Jen Taylor
    Publication of newsletter, website and social media. Preparation and distribution of society press releases. Coordinating advertising for society functions. Act as liaison with event sponsors.
  • MERCHANDISE: LaRayne Lilley
    Maintenance of merchandise inventories and organization of merchandising activities
  • PRODUCTION: Deb Bodson
    Facilities arrangements and volunteer staffing for all society events
  • TALENT: Philip Snyder
    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

Mailing Address

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