Missouri Press Association elected Mark Maassen (right) of the Kansas City Star as its 2013 President at the 146th annual MPA Convention on Sept. 21. He will succeed Phil Conger of the Bethany Republican-Clipper.
Others elected were:
First Vice President — Richard Gard, St. Louis Daily Record and Missouri Lawyers Media
Second Vice President — Jim Robertson, Columbia Daily Tribune
Secretary — Tay Smith, Perry County Republican-Monitor
Treasurer — Matt Daugherty, Liberty Tribune