MPAS Board of Directors

Michigan Press Association Services (formally MNI) 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 eight directors elected by the general membership.


Kevin Hook

Grand Haven Tribune


Rebecca Poynter

Secretary Treasurer

Jim Tarrant

Michigan Press Association

Past President

Bill Speer

Alpena News


John Elchert

The Daily Telegram

Julie Stafford

Greenville Daily News

Elaine Meyers

C&G Newspapers

Jim Stevenson

Spinal Column Newsweekly