MISSOURI REGIONAL PRESS AND OTHER AFFILATED ASSOCIATIONS

 

The Missouri Press Association has four regional affiliates: Show-Me Press Association in the northeast and across the central region of the state, Northwest Missouri Press Association, Ozark Press Association in southwest Missouri and the Southeast Missouri Press Association.

NORTHWEST MISSOURI PRESS ASSOCIATION: President, Mike Farmer, Rock Port; Secretary, Kathy Conger, Bethany; Treasurer, W.C. Farmer, Rock Port. Directors: Past President, Adam Johnson, Mound City; Jim Fall, Maryville; Dennis Ellsworth, St. Joseph; Jim McPherson, Weston; Chuck Haney, Chillicothe; Steve Tinnen, Plattsburg; Kay Wilson, Maryville; Steve Booher, St. Joseph.

SHOW-ME PRESS ASSOCIATION: President, Buck Collier, Hermann; Vice President, vacant; Secretary-Treasurer, Sandy Nelson, Liberty. Directors: Dennis Warden, Owensville; Carolyn Trower, New London; John Spaar, Odessa; and Bruce Wallace, Ashland.

OZARK PRESS ASSOCIATION: President, Emily Letterman, Springfield; Vice President, vacant; Secretary-Treasurer, Emily Letterman, Springfield. Directors: Norene Prososki, Gainesville; Jody Porter, Ava; David Burton, Springfield; Sharon Vaughn, Summersville; Terry Hampton, West Plains.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI PRESS ASSOCIATION: President, Peggy Scott, Festus; First Vice President, H. Scott Seal, Portageville; Second Vice President, Toby Carrig, Ste. Genevieve; Secretary-Treasurer, Michelle Friedrich, Poplar Bluff; Historian, Peggy Scott, Festus. Directors: Kim Combs, Piedmont; Ed Thomason, New Madrid; Gary Rust, Cape Girardeau; Teresa Ressel, Park Hills; Tamara Buck, Cape Girardeau; Anne Hayes, Cape Girardeau.


 

OTHER AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS: 

MISSOURI ADVERTISING MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION: President, Les Borgmeyer, Columbia; First Vice President, vacant; Second Vice President, vacant; Secretary Suzie Wilson, Milan; Treasurer, Kristie Williams, Columbia. Directors: Jacob Warden, Owensville; James White, Warsaw; Curtis Simmons, Eldon; Past President Jeanine York, Washington. MISSOURI PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATORS: Co-Presidents, Linda Jarrett and Linda Briggs-Harty; Secretary, Peggy Koch, Barnhart; Online Editor, Fran Mannino, Kirkwood; Contest Director, Janice Denham, Kirkwood; Archivist, Dee Rabey, Granite City, Ill.; Past President, Colene McEntee, St. Charles.

MISSOURI PRESS SERVICE: President, Phil Conger, Bethany; Vice President, Joe May, Mexico; Secretary-Treasurer, Kevin Jones, St. Louis. Directors: Vicki Russell, Columbia; Dave Berry, Bolivar.

MISSOURI PRESS FOUNDATION, INC.: President, Vicki Russell, Columbia; First Vice President, Wendell Lenhart, Trenton; Second Vice President, Kirk Powell, Pleasant Hill; Secretary-Treasurer, Doug Crews, Columbia. Directors: Betty Spaar, Odessa; James Sterling, Columbia; Dane Vernon, Eldon; Bill Miller, Sr., Washington; Jean Snider, Harrisonville; Chuck Haney, Chillicothe; Dave Berry, Bolivar; Brian Brooks, Columbia; Kathy Conger, Bethany; Paul Stevens, Lenexa; Dalton Wright, Lebanon; Steve Ahrens, Mo. Propane Gas Assoc.; David Bradley, News-Press & Gazette Co.; Jeff Schrag, Springfield Daily Events. Directors Emeritus: Edward Steele, Corvallis, Ore.; R.B. "Bob" Smith III, Lebanon; Wallace Vernon, Eldon; Rogers Hewitt, Shelbyville; Tom Miller, Washington.

MISSOURI-KANSAS AP PUBLISHERS AND EDITORS: Chairman, Susan Lynn, Iola, Kan. Missouri AP Managing Editors: Chairman, vacant; Past Chairman, Carol Stark, Joplin.

MISSOURI COLLEGE MEDIA ASSOCIATION: President, Jay Forness, Southeast Missouri State University; Vice President, Jodi Stamback, Missouri Western State University; Secretary, Brendan Welch, Missouri Western State University; MPA Liaison, Jack Dimond, Missouri State University; Adviser, Tamara Zellars Buck, Southeast Missouri State University. 

MISSOURI CIRCULATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION: President, Brenda Carney, Harrisonville; First Vice President, Jack Kaminsky, Joplin; Second Vice President, Steve Edwards, St. Joseph; Treasurer, Mark Maassen, Columbia. Directors: Jim Kennedy, Bolivar; Michael Johns, Jefferson City. 

 

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