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Home > About NAA > 2016-17 NAA Board of Directors


  Tony W. Hunter*
President of National Revenue and Strategic Initiatives
Tribune Publishing Co.
Chicago, Ill.
    Donna Barrett*
Past Chairman

President and CEO
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc.
Montgomery, Ala.


Michael Klingensmith
Publisher & Chief Executive Officer
Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minn.

American Press Institute Chairman

Terry Kroeger   Terry Kroeger

President, Chief Executive Officer & Publisher
BH Media Group 
Omaha, Neb.
  Mark Aldam   Mark E. Aldam
Hearst Newspapers
New York, N.Y.

Michael G. Abernathy
Landmark Community Newspapers
Shelbyville, Ky.

Betsy Brenner
Elizabeth Brenner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee, Wisc.

Michael J. Christman, Jr.
Fort Wayne Newspapers Inc.
Fort Wayne, Ind.

Mark Contreras
Calkins Media
Levittown, Penn.

Kirk Davis

Kirk A. Davis
GateHouse Media Inc. 
Needham, Mass.


Gregg Fernandes
The Washington Post
Washington, D.C.

Michael Golden
The New York Times Co.
New York, N.Y.

Mike Gugliotto

Michael Gugliotto
Pioneer News Group
Seattle, Wash.

Laura Hollingsworth
The Tennessean
Nashville, Tenn.

Mike Joseph
Michael J. Joseph
Cox Media Group Inc. 
Atlanta, Ga.

 Derek-May   Derek May
Morris Publishing Group, LLC
Augusta, Ga.

  James-Moroney   James Moroney
A.H. Belo Corporation
Dallas, Tex.
Kevin Mowbray
Kevin Mowbray
Lee Enterprises Inc. 
Davenport, Iowa

Gordon McLeod
Newsday Media Group
Melville, N.Y.

Mark Newhouse
Advance Publications Inc.
New York, N.Y.

Todd Schurz
Todd Schurz
Schurz Communications Inc.
South Bend, Ind.
Anna-Sedgley   Anna Sedgley
Dow Jones & Company Inc.
New York, N.Y.
  Patrick-Talamantes   Patrick Talamantes
The McClatchy Company
Sacramento, Calif.
  Mac Tully
Digital First Media
Denver, Colo.
  john-zidich   John Zidich
Gannett Co., Inc.
McLean, Va.
    David Chavern
President and CEO
Newspaper Association of America
Arlington, Va.

* Executive Committee Member

The NAA board of directors meets three times a year. The affairs of the association shall be governed by its board of directors consisting of not less than 25 or more than 35 persons (inclusive of the officers of the association and the past chairman, who shall serve as members of the board of directors). The board of directors shall determine such number within the range permitted by these bylaws for the ensuing year prior to each annual meeting and report that determination to the members. The board of directors shall have the power to establish policies and take action which they may deem necessary or appropriate for the best interests of the association.