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Press Association Annual Meeting Agenda and Candidates

The New Hampshire Press Association will conduct its 2018 annual meeting at noon, Thursday, October 25 at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications in Manchester.

The meeting is open to all members and the public as well.

At the meeting the Press Association will elect officers and board members and establish goals for 2019.

Below is the current slate of candidates and agenda.

2019 Candidates:
President: Vanessa Palange and Nancy West
Vice President: Howard Altschiller
Secretary: Heather Henline
Treasurer: David Brooks
Assistant Secretary: Melanie Plenda
Assistant Treasurer: Geoff Forester
At-Large: Trent Spinner
At-Large: Chuck Douglas
At-Large: Dan Tuohy

Meeting Agenda:
I – Call to order
II – Introductions
III – Executive Director’s Report – Overview of 2018 accomplishments
IV – Treasurer’s Report
V – Committee Reports
A – Legislative Committee
B – Contest Committee
VI – Bylaws amendments
A – Proposal to increase the Board of Directors from seven to nine members with the creation of two new positions: assistant secretary and assistant treasurer.
VII – Goals for 2019
A – Complete the contest
B – Continue Legislative oversight
C – Create an education committee – to expand our student journalism workshops
D – Expand membership
E – Work with colleges and universities to develop an internship bank
VIII – General Discussion Items
A – NH News Collaborative (Melanie Plenda)
B – (Nancy West)
IX – Election of officers
X – Adjournment

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