MPA Foundation Leadership


The Foundation is managed by a Board of Trustees consisting of five trustees, all of whom are past presidents of the Michigan Press Association. Trustees hold office for one year and election to the offices of president and secretary-treasurer are made yearly by the Board of Trustees at the annual meeting of the Michigan Press Association in January of each year.


Executive Officers

President

Dirk Milliman

MPA President 1996


Vice President

Lonnie Peppler-Moyer

MPA President 2008


Secretary-Treasurer

Bill Speer

MPA President 2015



Board Members

Paul Bedient

MNI President 1998


Jenny Anderson

MPA President 2011


Chris Huckle

MPA President 2013


Jim Young

MPA President 2012


Brad Thompson

MPA President 2018


Marcia Loader

MPA President 2006


Margaret Trimer

Delta Dental


Jim Wojcik

J-school Central Michigan University


Janet Nellis Mendler

Retired Journalism Educator


Rich Perlberg

MPA President 2002


Richard Lamb

Presque Isle County Advance


James Tarrant

Executive Director


Kevin Hook

MPA President 2019