Director succeeds Doug Howard

Music video and TV commercial director George Flanigen has been elected president of the Nashville chapter of the Recording Academy. He is co-owner of Deaton Flanigen Productions in Nashville. Flanigen succeeds Doug Howard, senior VP of Lyric Street Records and VP/GM of Disney Music Publishing's Nashville office, who just completed his two year term.

Also, producer Scott Hendricks has been elected VP of the chapter and Barry Landis has been chosen as secretary. Landis is president of his own entertainment consulting firm and previously was president of Word Records.