Board members and Officers of Northern Indiana Bluegrass

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Secretary: Barbara Collins

joined the board in 1997 and is responsible for maintaining records of all business meetings. All requests for scholarships are Barb's responsibility. 260-868-5662



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Board Member: T. J. Collins

has been a board member since 1990. He is responsible for festival security, parking and overseeing the use of the fairgrounds. 260-868-5662



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Board Member: Pam Keiper

has been a key member of the festival team for the last several years. She is a gate captain and assists with vendors. Pam is chairperson for the In School Music program sponsored by NIBGA. 574-586-3558



Jim Miller

Board Member: Jim Miller

joined the board in January 2017 as a gate captain. Jim attends many jams and festivals on the west side of Indiana. He hails from Kouts, IN. You will see him at the festivals doing a variety of tasks. 219-766-3061



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Vice President: Joe Steiner

Joe is the chair of the band committee responsible for over all show activities. He hires the bands for both festivals. He joined the board in 2009. (419) 721-8015



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Treasurer: Linda Winger

has been treasurer since 1990 and prior to that she was the club secretary 1984-87. She has responsibility for balancing the gate at the festivals, producing tax forms, interfacing with the club accounting firm, dealing with band contracts and all other financial maters of the club.

She produces club financial statements which are distributed to all board members at the winter meetings and after each festival. She is also responsible for the audibility of the club books. 260-432-4485


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President: Jim Winger

has been president of the club since 1990 after having been vice president in two prior years. He has been instrumental in getting the club to look beyond just holding festivals. During his tenure the club has begun distributing instructional videos to public libraries, awarding music scholarships and creating videos for distribution to cable channels. He also has responsibility for producing the monthly newsletter and the web site. 260-432-4485



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