ASCAP announced on March 25 the results of its biennial election for the performing right organization's board of directors.

ASCAP announced on March 25 the results of its biennial election for the performing right organization's board of directors.

The elected writers are Marilyn Bergman, Bruce Broughton, Hal David, Wayland Holyfield, James Newton Howard, Jimmy Jam, Johnny Mandel, Stephen Paulus, Stephen Schwartz, Jimmy Webb, Paul Williams and Doug Wood.

Publisher directors are Freddy Bienstock, Bienstock Publishing Co.; Joanne Boris, EMI Music Publishing; Arnold Broido, Theodore Presser Co.; John L. Eastman, Edwin H. Morris & Co.; Nicholas Firth, BMG Songs; Donna Hilley, Sony/ATV Tunes; Dean Kay, Lichelle Music Co.; Leeds Levy, Leeds Music; Jay R. Morgenstern, Warner Bros. Music; David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group; Irwin Z. Robinson, Famous Music Corp.; and Kathy Spanberger, Songs of Peer.

For the first time since 1973, all incumbent candidates were re-elected, ASCAP president/chairman Marilyn Bergman says.