Board of Directors

Click each photo to learn more about our board members. 

 

Executive Committee:

 

CHAIRMAN -- Mike Toppo, CNN

CHAIRMAN — Mike Toppo, CNN

 

TREASURER – Jason McPherson, TPA Group

TREASURER – Jason McPherson, TPA Group

 

Mark Aldren, CNN

Mark Aldren, CNN

 

John Boswell, Fox News

John Boswell, Fox News

 

Susanna Capelouto, Freelance Editor

Susanna Capelouto, Freelance Editor

 

Mark Meltzer, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Mark Meltzer, Atlanta Business Chronicle

 

 
Walter Jones, Augusta Chronicle

Walter Jones, Augusta Chronicle

 

Maria Saporta, Saporta Report

Maria Saporta, SaportaReport and Atlanta Business Chronicle

 

 

Board of Directors:

 

Blayne Alexander, 11Alive

 

Doug Barthlow, Georgia State University

Doug Barthlow, Georgia State University

 

Jeanne Bonner, Freelance Journalist

Jeanne Bonner, Freelance Journalist

 

Jim Burress, WABE

Jim Burress, WABE

 

Jorge Buzo, Telemundo

 

Dorthey Daniels, WSB-TV

Dorthey Daniels, WSB-TV

 

 

Maria Ebrahimji, Freelance Journalist

Maria Ebrahimji, Freelance Journalist

 

Charles Edwards, Jackson Spalding

Charles Edwards, Jackson Spalding

 

Mary Cammack Eitel, MKE Communications

Mary Cammack Eitel, MKE Communications

 

Rodney Ho, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Rodney Ho, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Andre Jackson, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Andre Jackson, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Jay Lawrence, Retired PR Professional

Jay Lawrence, Retired PR Professional

 

Maggie Lee, Freelance Journalist

Maggie Lee, Freelance Journalist

 

Eric Ludgood, Fox5

Eric Ludgood, Fox5

  

    Betsy McKay, Wall Street Journal 

 

 

Judith Service Montier, Nonprofit Professional

Judith Service Montier, Nonprofit Professional

  

MaryLynn Ryan, CNN

MaryLynn Ryan, CNN

 

Duane Stanford, Beverage Digest

Duane Stanford, Beverage Digest

 

Thomas Wheatley, Creative Loafing

Thomas Wheatley, Creative Loafing

 

 

 Staff:  

Lauri Strauss, President

Lauri Strauss, President

 

Sheena Roetman, Director of Membership and Programs

 

Carolyn Proffitt, Development Director