Board of Directors

President

Clara Garcia

Valencia County News-Bulletin

Clara Garcia is the editor and publisher of the Valencia County News-Bulletin, as well as the executive editor of El Defensor Chieftain, the News-Bulletin's sister paper in Socorro.

Clara is a native of the city of Belen, beginning her journalism career at the News-Bulletin in 1998 as the crime and courts reporter. During her time at the paper, Clara has won numerous awards for her writing, photography and typography and design both from the National Newspaper Association and the New Mexico Press Association.

 

 

1st Vice President

Leota Harriman

The Independent

 

 

2nd Vice President

Babette Hermann

Gallup Sun

 

 

Secretary-Treasurer

Tom Cross

Santa Fe New Mexican

 

 

Past President

Leota Harriman

The Independent


 

Governors

Mayra Aldaz

Rio Grande Sun

 

 

Donn Friedman

Albuquerque Journal

 

 

Frances Luna

Sierra County Sentinel

 

 

Staci Matlock

Taos News

 

 

Nick Seibel

Silver City Daily Press and Independent

 

 

Ron Warnick

Quay County Sun