Board of Directors

David A. Helfant Chairman, Senior Partner at Law Offices of David A. Helfant
Paul Gimenez Secretary, Director, Diversity & Inclusion of Human Resources
Bruce Kuhlman Chief Financial Officer, Director of Licensing and Brand Management of Authentic Hendrix, LLC and Experience Hendrix, LLC.
Anne Buchanan Director, SVP & Chief HR Officer, Executives
Don Lombardi Director, Founder of Drum Workshop and Founder and CEO of Drum Channel
Janie L. Hendrix Director, President and CEO, Experience Hendrix, LLC and Authentic Hendrix, LLC; Founder, Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation
Michael J. Sammis Director, President of Universal Production Music
Ron Japinga Director, President and CEO of Guitar Center
Sheila E. Director, World-Class Drummer
Val Garay Director, Multi-Platinum & Grammy Award Winning Producer, Engineer, Songwriter
Wayne Colwell Director, EVP, Store Operations, Executives of Guitar Center
Larry Thomas Founder, Chairman Emeritus, Retired CEO of Fender Musical Instruments Corp.,
and Guitar Center Corp.
Executive Director
Lynn Robison Executive Director of The Guitar Center Music Foundation

Grant Committee