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Committee selects Board nominees

Committee selects Board nominees

In accordance with Article VI, Section 4. of the CNPA Bylaws, the following report of the Nominating Committee,headed by 2018/19 Secretary-Treasurer Chuck Champion, is submitted to all Active Members of the Association.

Nominees for the 2019/20 officers and directors of the California News Publishers Association, to be voted upon at the association’s annual business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at The Sawyer Kimpton Hotel, Sacramento, are:


President: Paulette Brown-Hinds, Black Voice News

President-Elect: Chuck Champion, Acorn Newspapers

Vice President/Secretary-Treasurer: Simon Grieve, Grunion Gazette

Immediate Past-President: Ron Hasse, Orange County Register


To Fill a 3-Year Term:

Toebe Bush, Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

Richard Esposito, Mountain Democrat, Placerville

Steve Falk, The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa

Craig Harrington, The Intermountain News, Burney

Bill Johnson, Palo Alto Weekly

Hank Vander Veen, Manteca Bulletin

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