The Canadian Country Music Association’s has announced the selectio nof its 2007-2008 board of directors, which includes two Nashville music industry veterans, Ralph Murphy and Jeff Walker. Murphy-Ralph

Ralph Murphy is vice president for ASCAP in Nashville. Born in England and raised in Canada, Murphy moved to Nashville in the mid 70’s when he and Roger Cook opened their famed Pickalick publishing company.

Jeff Waljeff walkerker, also a 30-year Music Row veteran, is head of The AristoMedia Group, which includes Marco Promotions and five other divisions. He moved to Nashville in the 70’s to take a job as an accountant with Price Waterhouse. He received the CMA President’s Award for achievements and accomplishments in the industry.

The Canadian Country Music Association was formed in 1976 and is a non-profit trade organization that works to advocate the development of and enact favorable to the Canadian country music industry.