CNPA Chairman Simon Grieve announced three appointments to the CNPA Board of Directors during the quarterly meeting on Oct. 29.

They are:

Martha Diaz Aszkenazy, publisher of the weekly San Fernando Valley Sun and El Sol newspapers;

Terri Leifeste, VP and group publisher at Santa Maria California News Media, Inc.; and

Michael Yamashita, publisher of the Bay Area Reporter.

The CNPA Board approved membership for these applicants:

Indian Voices, San Diego

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San Francisco Bay View

Sacramento Country Day School-The Octagon