Dallas, TX (July 22, 2009)–Leslie Ann Jones, president of the Board of Directors of the Society of Professional Audio Recording Services (SPARS) has announced the appointment of Paul A. Christensen as executive director of the association.
Christensen was recruited to head a new program to expand the SPARS mission to better serve members of the recording community, facility owners, producers and engineers. In addition, a new, enlarged website has been built to encourage networking, community, education, as well as freelance opportunities. Future plans call for live and on-demand webinars by industry leaders on pertinent subjects as well as various Web 2.0 initiatives.
Christensen served as a director of SPARS from 1989 to 2000 in various capacities, including president from 1997-1999, SPARS’ 20th anniversary. He is president of Omega Productions, a 36-year-old entertainment production company specializing in live concert DVD, HD and CD recordings.