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CNPA Board Development Committee appointed

CNPA Board Development Committee appointed

CNPA Chairman Simon Grieve has selected members of the Board Development Committee, which will create a slate of officers and board director nominees to be elected at CNPA’s Annual Business Meeting, to be held in April 2021.

Board Development Committee members are:

  • Chairwoman Emily Charrier, Petaluma Argus-Courier
  • Paulette Brown-Hinds, Black Voice News, Riverside
  • Erik Cushman, Monterey County Weekly
  • Dean Eckenroth, Coronado Eagle & Journal
  • Steve Falk, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa

The nominations the committee makes are representative of the association’s

Active members.

Alternative nominations may be submitted by representatives of at least 3 percent of CNPA’s Active members. These nominations must be submitted by April 15, 2021, 15 days before the Annual Business Meeting.

Questions? Contact CNPA Interim General Counsel Brittney Barsotti at (916) 288-6006.