The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Moore for the newly created role of regional director for the west region. Based in Los Angeles, Moore will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academy's Los

The Recording Academy has tapped Lizzy Moore for the newly created role of regional director for the west region. Based in Los Angeles, Moore will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academy's Los Angeles chapter and work with other chapter leaders in the west region to implement programs and initiatives.

She starts tomorrow (April 29) and will report to Nancy Shapiro, VP of member services, regional management.

Moore joins from non-profit P.S. Arts, which restores arts education to public schools. In her role there as director of corporate relations & special projects, she recently helped organize a benefit concert for music education featuring Ziggy Marley, George Clinton, Uncle Kracker and Kelly Rowland.

"Lizzy's education, non-profit and music industry experience meshes perfectly with the Recording Academy," says Shapiro in a statement. "Her dedication to arts education and proven leadership skills make her an excellent choice for this new position.