The Missouri Press Association nominating committee will be meeting to decide on candidates for 2022 MPA Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and four Directors.
The terms of current directors Kevin Jones, St. Louis American, and Bryan Jones, Versailles Leader-Statesman, are expiring Dec. 31, 2021.
The position of former MPA director Jim Van Nostrand, Columbia Tribune, is expiring Dec. 31, 2021.
The position of former MPA director Mary King, Jackson County Advocate, is vacant, and needs to be filled. This term expires Dec. 31, 2022.
MPA Secretary Gary Castor, Jefferson City News Tribune, and MPA Treasurer, Ruby Bailey, Columbia Missourian, are serving one-year terms, also expiring Dec. 31,
Persons who wish to be considered for any of the positions, including those persons whose terms are expiring, must complete a nomination form and return it to Missouri Press Association by July 1.
A copy of the nomination form is available on Missouri Press’ website or by contacting members of Missouri Press Staff.
Trevor Vernon, The Advertiser, Eldon, immediate past president of MPA, is chairman of the nominating committee this year.
Elections will be held during the MPA Business Meeting on Sept. 24 in Excelsior Springs during MPA’s 155th Annual Convention.