REGIONS & BRANCHES

As a national organization, our operational structure is divided into five regions, each of which governs over numerous local/state branches.  Each region holds individual annual conferences, wherein local and regional needs and concerns are addressed, while interfacing with the national organization through participation on the national board.  Listed below is each region, along with their corresponding states and branches, as well as contact information for pertinent officers.  Updated branch and contact information will be posted as it becomes available.
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CENTRAL REGION

Dr. Daniel Washington, Central Region Director (dawash@mich.edu)

This region is inclusive of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  Branches in this region include:

Chicago Music Association (CMA)
P.O. Box 436984 • Chicago, IL  60643

Brandon Brown, President (brandon.michael.brown@gmail.com)

(773) 340-1155

 


Detroit Musicians Association
1100 Baits Drive  •  Ann Arbor,  MI  48109
Daniel Washington, President (dawash@umich.edu)

 


R. Nathaniel Dett Club of Music & Allied Arts
5650 N. Sheridan Road, Unit 6-C  •  Chicago, IL  60660
Paul-Martin Bender, President (rnathanieldettclub@yahoo.com)

 


Willis Patterson Our Own Thing Chorale
1410 South Zeeb Road  •  Ann Arbor, MI  48103
Ronald Woods, President

EASTERN REGION

Vinroy D. Brown, Jr., Eastern Region Director (nanmeastreg@gmail.com)

This region is inclusive of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvannia, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C.  Branches in this region include:

B Sharp Long Island

P.O. Box 340215 • Jamaica, NY  11434

Barbara B. DeBerry, President (bdeberry22@aol.com)

Baltimore Musicians of Root Excellence (BMORE)

P.O. Box 67255 • Baltimore, MD 21215

Anita Taylor, President (soprano2k@yahoo.com)

 


Ben Holt Memorial Branch

P.O. Box 60722  •  Washington, DC  20039

Kiana L. Faucette, President (info@dcnanm.org or kleighf@gmail.com)

Website: www.dcnanm.org
 


David I. Martin Music Guild
P. O. Box  1682  • Lincolnton Station • New York, NY 10037

Dr. John Banks, President (banksnanm@gmail.com)

 


Grand Staff Unlimited for Musicians & Artists
1436 E. 87th Street  •  Brooklyn NY 11236

Monica Sylvester, President (mongsyl59@aol.com)

 


Marian Anderson Music Guild
19 Murray Way  •  Blackwood, NJ 08012
Ramona Chainey, President (856-784-4478 or pareth73@comcast.net)

Website: www.marianandersonmusicguild.org
 


MU-TE-OR (Musicians, Teachers, and Organists)
1091 Sterling Place  •  Brooklyn NY 11213

Don Groton, President (themusicdon@aol.com)
 


Sylvia Olden Lee Music Guild
1903 Foulk Road   •  Wilmington, DE  19810
Judith Morton, President (jpmorton1908@outlook.com)


Thomas Music Study Club
208 Lakeview Place  •  Riverdale, NY 10471

Osceola Davis-Smith, President (osceoladavis.smith@gmail.com)


Tidewater Area Musicians
112 W. 37th Street  •  Norfolk VA 23504

Julius McCullough, President (lebron22@cox.net)

W. Russell Johnson Music Guild
PMB #521  •  45 East City Avenue  •  Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Spencer Moore, President (Spencercmoore1@hpeprint.com)

SOUTHWESTERN REGION

Brenda Wimberly, Southwestern Region Director (southwesternregion.nanm@gmail.com)

This region is inclusive of the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas.  Branches in this region include:

B Sharp Club of New Orleans

1204 Mandolin Street, New Orleans, LA 70122

Valerie Francis, President (504-810-4882 or valerie.francis@nicholls.edu)

 

 

Dallas Metroplex
P.O. Box 763785  •  Dallas,  TX  75376-3785
Barron Coleman, Acting President (214-844-9457 or  ilbarrone@hotmail.com)

Website: www.dallasnanm.com


New Arts Musique
4373 Haywood Place  •  Shreveport, LA 71109
Jonathan Fountain, President (318-518-2356 or jonjon63@bellsouth.net)

WESTERN REGION

Timothy Davis, Western Region Director (tdavi16065@aol.com)

This region is inclusive of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.  Branches in this region include:

Edna Hammett Porter Music Association
P. O. Box 1938  •  Los Angeles, CA  90001
Rev. Glenn Jones, President (revglj49@aol.com)

 


George Robert Garner III Branch
3205 Hacienda Drive  •  Duarte, CA  91010
Zanaida Robles, President (znrobles@gmail.com)

 


Georgia Laster Association of Musicians, Inc.
3651 S. La Brea Ave. #119  •  Los Angeles, CA 90016
Yolanda West, President (My3sonzjmj@sbcGlobal.net)

 


Jester Hairston Music Association, Inc.
6913 Cobre Azul Ave., Unit 201  •  Las Vegas, NV  89108
Hattie Grandberry, President (vegas2grands@aol.com)

Taylor Benjamin Smith Performing Arts Society

P. O. Box 2024, Gardena, CA  90247

Tonya Thompson, President  (tonya.thompson269@gmail.com)

 
 
 
SOUTHEASTERN REGION

Michael Mitchell, Southeastern Region Director (seregion.nanm@gmail.com)

This region is inclusive of the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.  Branches in this region include:

Carol Brice Music Association
Anthony Philpott, President (aephilpott@gmail.com)

Website: www.cbmanc.org


Metropolitan Atlanta Musicians Association
2513 Kings Park Circle

Decatur, GA  30034
Bernice Hall, President (404-668-6931 or bhhall46@gmail.com)


Society for the Preservation of African American Song
Michael Mitchell, President (mr.mikemitchelljr@yahoo.com)

Sankofa Chorale of the J. Owens

Academy of Fine Arts, Inc.
Dr. Jessie Davis Owens, President (
1-863-604-5415 or melodicjess@aol.com)