Mike Booth – Red Lodge, Montana
Mike is the founder and Executive Director. Mike is an experienced business professional with more than thirty years of supporting and growing businesses. As an experienced business executive and board member of several non-profits, he is able to adapt to the changing environment of the small enterprise world. He has spent the bulk of his career leading businesses and nonprofits through the process of strategic and financial planning in order to build long-term growth and sustainability.
James Dean Hicks – Nashville, Tennessee
James Dean Hicks’ is a country music songwriting icon and has been a
contributor to our festival since its inception in 2016. He joined our board in 2017 and contributes in many ways, resources talent, judges our songwriting contest and instructs our Master Class. He has been recorded by the biggest artists in the world including Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus, Kenny Chesney, Reba McIntyre and Alison Krauss. He has new songs on a multitude of great artists like Jon Wolfe, Joel Crousse, and Joe Nichols. Some of country’s best-selling performers of all time are also well-represented on the list.
Tera Reynolds – Red Lodge, Montana
Tera joined our board in 2017. She moved to Red Lodge in 1991, working at Red Lodge Mountain in Central Reservations, then in food service as a cook and bartender. In 1995, she started Red Lodge Ski and Travel and operated that until 2001 when she went back to Red Lodge Mountain to work in the marketing department and special events.
Tera has been a REALTOR® since January 1, 2008, and thoroughly enjoys it. She likes helping people achieve their goals whether they are buying or selling, by providing good, timely information and advice. She specializes in homes and vacant land in Carbon County (Red Lodge, Joliet, Belfry, Bridger, Fromberg) and has established relationships with other agents in the area to refer clients who are interested in property outside her focus areas.
Jayne Laurence – Red Lodge, Montana
Jayne has been on the board of the RLSWF since 2017. As the finance director she is responsible for the long-term sustainability of the RLSWF. She is an independent business woman handling the accounting responsibilities for many Montana companies in and around the Bozeman area.
Carol Kirby – Red Lodge, Montana
Carol and her late husband Dave are longtime supporters of the Red Lodge Songwriter Festival. Since her permanent move to red Lodge she has graciously donated her time to growing our festivals, making our organization better and ensuring we fulfill our mission.
Erynne Selk – Cody, Wyoming
Erynne is a native Cody resident, attended Sunset Elementary School, graduated Cody High School and the University of Wyoming. Erynne and her husband managed a premier Wyoming guest and cattle ranch for five years in the early 2000’s. She handles residential real estate, investment properties, commercial real estate, vacant land and ranch/resort properties. Erynne believes in old school customer service, steady communication and hard work. She is diligent in problem solving, has a portfolio of local and state contacts, understands water rights, surveys and inspections. Her focus is in the details and she has exceptional vision in interior design.
Tara Lord – Cody, Wyoming
Tara and her husband Bryce live in Cody WyomingShe has been active with the Yellowstone Songwriter Festival from its inception and is very excited and passionate about the prospect of developing it into a annual event which draws national attendance. She has a very diverse background in the arts and professional world and have served on non profit boards in the past.