CIA Members

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Premiere Voting Members

australia flag Australia - Australian Accordion Teachers Association (AATA)
President: Tania Lukic-Marx
austria flag Austria - Harmonikaverband Österreichs (HVÖ)
President: Werner Weibert
china flag China - Accordion Association of Chinese Musicians Association (CAA)
President: Li Cong
Denmark - Danske Harmonikaspilleres Landsforbund (DHL)
Chairman: Kaj Bertelsen
Estonia - Estonian Accordion Society
President: Mrs. Kristel Laas
Finland - Suomen Harmonikkaliitto (SHL)
President: Kimmo Mattila
France - European Music Academy (EMA) former name: L'Association des Professeurs (APH)
President: Daniel Jurquet
CIA Contact: Frederic Deschamps
Germany - Deutscher Harmonika-Verband e.V. (DHV)
President: Mr. Jochen Hausmann
Italy - Italian Accordion Culture (IAC)
President: Gianluca Bibiani
Macedonia - Ljubiteli na Klasicnata Muzika in Skopje
President: Zorica Karakutovska
New Zealand - New Zealand Accordion Association (NZAA)
President: Sonja Palinich
Norway - Norske Trekkspilleres Landsforbund (NTL)
Chairman: Odd Arne Halaas
Sweden - Sveriges Dragspelares Riksförbund
President: Åke Hellman
Switzerland - Swiss Accordion Association
CIA Contact: Mr. Rolf Rindlisbacher, President
United Kingdom - National Accordion Organization of the United Kingdom (NAO)
Chairperson: Raymond Bodell
USA - American Accordionists' Association (AAA)
President: Mary Tokarski
(USA-AAA and USA-ATG share voting membership from USA)
USA - Accordionists and Teachers Guild, International (ATG)
President: Amy Jo Sawyer
(USA-AAA and USA-ATG share voting membership from USA)

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Voting Members

Belarus - Belarus Bajanists and Accordionists Association
Chairman Prof. Nikolai Sevrjukov
belgium Belgium - VZW Accordeon Salon
CIA Contact: Jef de Haes
Bosnia - Muzicka Akademija Istocno Sarajevo
Accordion Professor: Zoran Rakic
Brazil - Associação dos Acordeonistas do Brasil (AAB)
President: Lauro Valerio
Brazil - Instituto Owaldinho do Acordeon in Brazil
President: Oswaldino do accordeon
czech flag Czech Repulic - The Prague Conservatory of Music
Director: Jiří Lukeš
hungary flag Hungary - "Az Ifjú Harmonikásokért" Alapítvány - "For the Young Accordionists" Foundation
President: Olga Papp
Kazakhstan - Kazakh National University of Arts, Kazakhstan
CIA Contact: Samgar
latvia Latvia - Naujene Music and Art School
CIA Contact: Spodris Kacans
Lithuania - Lithuanian National Accordionist's Union
President and CIA Representitive: Kazys Stonkus
Lithuania - Lithuanian Accordionist's Association (LAA)
Contact: Raimondas Sviackevicius
Luxembourg - Union Grand-Duc Adolphe (UGDA)
UGDA Vice President & Director of Accordion: Fernand Buchholtz
Moldova - Concertino, NGO
CIA Contact: Eugene Negruta
netherlands flag Netherlands - Nederlandse Organisatie voor Accordeon & Moundharmonica - NOVAM
Board of Director: Frans P. de Bie
Portugal - Folefest Accordion Association (formely known as Conservatorio Regional de Castelo Branco)
Accordion Professor: Paulo Jorge Ferreira
Portugal - Mito Algarvio - Associação de Acordeonistas do Algarve
President: João Manuel Afonso Pereira
Russia - Interregional Association of Bayanists and Accordionists (MABA)
President: Aleksandr Petrosyan
Russia - Russian Alliance of Harmonica and Accordion Performers
President: Rafgat Altinbaev
Contact Person: Alexander Selivanov
Russia - International Music Center "Harmony"
President: Yuri Shishkin
Contact for CIA: Alexander Poeluev
Serbia - Belgrade Accordion Association (BAA)
President: Aleksandar Nikolic
Serbia - Department of Accordion at Faculty of Philology and Art in Kragujevac (FILUM)
Accordion Professor: Vojin Vasovic
Serbia - Faculty of Arts of the University of Niš
Accordion Professor: Miljan Bjeletic
Spain - Associació Catalana d’Acordionistes (ACDA)
President: Blai Navarro
Spain - Hauspoz Euskal Herriko Akordeoi Elkartea (HAUSPOZ)
President: Joxean Anduaga
ukraine Ukraine - International Art Centre Acco Holiday Festival of Kiev
CIA Contact: Yan Tabachnik

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Corresponding Members

There are no Corresponding Members of the CIA at this time

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Supporting Members

There are no Supporting Members of the CIA at this time

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Honorary Members

Switzerland - the late Andre Martignoni
United Kingdom - the late James J. Black
Austria - Professor Walter Maurer, awarded by the 116th CIA General Assembly of Delegates Congress, 2006.
USA - the late Maddalena Belfiore, awarded by the 117th CIA General Assembly of Delegates Congress, 2007.
USA - Professor Joan Cochran Sommers awarded by the 132nd CIA International General Assembly of Delegates, 2014

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