Holcomb appointed to third term as chairman.

The Academy of Country Music board of directors has appointed Gayle Holcomb of the William Morris Agency to a third term as chairman. Rod Essig of Creative Artists Agency was elected president. Essig succeeds Blue Hat Records and Corlew Music Group president/CEO David Corlew, who resigned as ACM president in August, just a few months shy of the October expiration of his term.

Steve Dahl of Monterey Peninsula Artists was voted VP. John Dorris of management firm Hallmark Direction was re-appointed treasurer. Bill Mayne of 903 Music was re-appointed parliamentarian and ACM staff member Tiffany Moon was appointed board secretary.