Elliot Deutsch has been elected to the board of directors of ASMAC (American Society of Music Composers and Arrangers). He is joining an elite group of arrangers and composers including Chris Walden (president), Kim Richmond (vice president), Van Alexander, Charles Fernandez, Larry Blank, Jeannie Pool, John Altman, Doug Besterman, Jorge Calandrelli, Ray Charles, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Larry Goldman, Chris Guardino, Dell Hake, Ira Hearshen, Bill Holman, Hummie Mann, Bonnie Janofski, Milton Nelson, Sylvester Rivers, Tim Simonec, and Duane Tatro. At 30 years old, Elliot is the youngest member of the board of directors in ASMAC's 75 year history.
In 2012, Elliot Deutsch received first place in ASMAC's annual big band arranging and composing competition. In January 2013, Elliot Deutsch Big Band performed at ASMAC's 75th anniversary celebration.