BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JESSICA JOHNSON - PRESIDENT/CEO

Jessica Johnson, affectionately referred to as “JJ”, is a renowned award winning recording artist with deep southern roots. JJ is recognized for her talents as a Motivational Speaker, Author, Radio, TV, and Events Promoter, Marketing and

Relations Director , TV Producer, and a BMI Songwriter.

JJ has 45 years of experience in the music and entertainment industry. Highlights of her career have been performing with such greats as Shirley Caesar to Floor Director for the TV show “In Your  Corner." JJ is owner of JJ’s Music and Jessica Johnson Ministries. JJ is very passionate about helping others. 

In her journeys you might find her in a recording studio, speaking at an event, or counseling those in need. For “We Rise By Lifting Others”

CHET BOGUS - BUSINESS MANAGER

Chet Bogus, wears many hats. Minister, Pastor, Manager, Union Shop Steward, Leader, Political Campaigner, Labor Organizer and Workman. His experience spans over the course of 28 years. He  is successfully known for developing cohesive relationships on many levels. Chet is a born leader and influencer of labor movements for future generations.

He has assisted in the success of raising the minimum wage and amending the Missouri State Constitution with regards to campaign funding.

He currently holds a Master’s of Divinity specializing in Christian Education from Lincoln Christian University while accruing many hours in Pastoral Leadership from Cincinnati Christian University. Currently, Chet pastors the First Christian Church in Chester, Illinois.

CHRISTINA DONOHUE - 1ST VICE PRESIDENT

Christina Donohue is Vocalist and Musician. After writing articles with the wonderful Rob Patz. She served as a Promotional Manager for Chris Hester and Joey Canyon.


Christina grew up traveling with her parents, ministering in different churches. Christina has an extensive background in law.

 

A subject matter expert in her field. Through the years, Christina has been part of gospel groups, where she has appeared in many musical events. She has recorded numerous cd's. She is also a Praise and Worship Leader.

    LONNIE HARDY- 2nd VICE PRESIDENT

Lonnie started ministry in 1977 when he joined a widely acclaimed gospel quartet. Lonnie's music career spans 3 decades and he's traveled extensively with various groups and solo career. Lonnie also served as an on air personality in the Kansas City market on KEXS radio where he was nominated for D.J. of the year in the mid 90's. Lonnie now serves as the Senior Pastor of Passion Church in Cameron, MO and recently resurrected his music evangelism campaign again. He has songs now himself on radio stations around the nation and his preaching can be heard every Sunday morning and afternoon on the WOTG network of radio stations.

COLLEEN HARDY - SECRETARY

Colleen is Co-Pastor of Passion Church as well as the ministry administrator. She oversees all the details of their ministry both at home and on the road. She teaches and preaches the Word and counsels with Lonnie. She also trains and equips the leadership staff of their great church. She loves all of the ministry outreaches that deal with people who are down and out and hopeless. She loves sharing the transforming power of Jesus with people and then watching the change take place. Her heart is pure before God and the people she serves.

KEN HATLEY - DIRECTOR of MARKETING  & NETWORKING

Ken Hatley, is a well-known successful professional in the music and television industry. Ken is a Music Producer/Supervisor, Manager, Composer, Licensing Specialist, Consultant and Artist. His many accomplishments are as follows:

 

He has written and produced soundtracks for such major Directors as Robert Wise, George Romero, Ralph R Clemente, George Schlatter, Lou Reda many others.  Produced MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon 25th Anniversary Music and Live Stage Performances of the National Telethon. 

 

Music Producer/Supervisor/Licensing Specialist for Lou Reda Products INC. which produces History Channel, A&E, and Biography.

 

He has had many major artists recordings of his work, including The 4 Tops, Richie Havens, Razzy Bailey, Charlie Daniels, Melanie and others.

 

Produced and managed the late Actor David Caradine, represented Johnny & June Cash in film projects, produced Anita Carter and the Carter Family.

 

Currently serves as President of Ken Hatley & Associates, Inc. Serves as President. CEO of Ken Hatley and Associates.

PERRY EDGE, DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS

For over 38 years Perry Edge has worked relentlessly in the field of music promotions. Perfecting his craft in the Country Music and Gospel Music industry. He has made a name for himself as a successful award winning promoter. Perry and his brother Maynard, founded Double E Promotions. They have achieved great success in representing artists that have placed number one hits on the Country Music and Gospel Music Billboard charts.

He has worked with great artists such as, Chris Golden, Marty Rayborn, Shenandoah, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Haggard, Trace Adkins, T. Graham Brown, Palmetto State Quartet, and The Hemphill’s just to make a few.

Perry has played a vital role in charitable events.
Some of his career highlights are:
*Owner of Perry Edge Promotions
*Entertainment Chairman for the Booneville Arts Committee
*The recipient of 8 “Promoter of the Year”awards in Gospel music
*The recipient of the “Radio Servant”award

Cardinal Country and Gospel Music Association
198 North 4th Street
Ste Genevieve, MO 63670

(615) 655-7611

jjmusic50@gmail.com

Affiliations:

CMA,        Country Music Association
GMA,       Gospel Music Association
SAGMA, Stellar Awards Gospel Music Academy
ROPE,    Reunion of Professional Entertainers