Jim Free And Randy Goodman Receive CMA Chairman's Award
October 7, 2010 at 12:34 PM (PT)
During TODAY’s (10/7) CMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS meeting the organization's Chairman STEVE BUCHANAN and immediate, past-Chairman and current CMA Chief Executive Officer STEVE MOORE surprised ex-officio board member JIM FREE and former President/Chairman RANDY GOODMAN by presenting them with the CMA CHAIRMAN'S AWARD. The award is given annually at the discretion of the Chairman of the Board.
MOORE said: "The opportunity to work with JIM FREE earlier this year on our Board meeting in WASHINGTON was one of the most enjoyable and enlightening experience that I have enjoyed since I have been on the Board. Having JIM represent the CMA BOARD in WASHINTON, D.C. is a tremendous asset for us and I am honored to present him with this well deserved award."
BUCHANAN said: "RANDY is a strategic thinker and action oriented leader who dedicated countless hours to making the CMA a better, more effective organization and he did just that. The results of his efforts, which were always colored by his heart, passion, and sense of humor, will have a lasting, positive impact with immeasurable benefit to our Board and our industry."
FREE joined the CMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS in 1997. He currently serves on the Community Outreach and Education Committee and prior to joining the Board served as a Legislative Consultant for many years. GOODMAN, who joined the Board in 2006, served as President in 2008 and Chairman in 2009. GOODMAN currently serves on the Executive, Leadership Development, Personnel, and Television Committees.
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