MPAS Board of Directors

Michigan Newspapers Incorporated is an affiliate organization of MPA members that focuses on making it easy to reach the newspaper media’s engaged readership. It is governed by a board of nine directors elected by the general membership.


Bill Speer

Alpena News


Kevin Hook

Grand Haven Tribune


Jim Stevenson

Spinal Column Newsweekly

Past President

Marcia Loader

Blissfield Advance


Richard Crofton

Cheboygan Daily Tribune

New Member

Coming Soon

Julie Stafford

Greenville Daily News

Rebecca Pointer

Detroit Media Partnership

MPA Commitees

MPA has many committees set up to provide input and ideas that help central staff deliver services and training to our members that assist them in doing their jobs.

If you are interested in participating on a committee please contact

  • Education Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • Public Policy Committee
  • Better Newspaper Contest Committee
  • Personnel Committee
  • Public Notices Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Communications Committee