New CNPA President Paulette Brown-Hinds is publisher of the Black Voice News and managing partner of BPC MediaWorks.

CNPA members also elected President-Elect Chuck Champion, vice president of Community Affairs at Acorn Newspapers in Agoura Hills; and Secretary Treasurer/Vice President Simon Grieve, publisher of Southern California News Group’s weeklies in Long Beach, Hermosa Beach and Palos Verdes.

Ron Hasse, president and publisher of Southern California News Group, continues on the board as immediate past-president.

The board confirmed two members for CNPA membership:

Kaweah Commonwealth, Three Rivers; John Elliott, publisher

Los Feliz Ledger, Los Angeles; Allison B. Cohen, publisher