January 2011 Board Meeting

The annual meeting of the NPPA Board of Directors was held January 14 - 16 in Durham, NC. Check out the news story for more details. A mid-year meeting was held by conference call on July 16–17.


NPPA Board members outside for a group picture during the January 2011 board meeting

Officers as of Jan 16, 2011

President
Sean D. Elliot
Immediate Past President
Bob Carey
Vice President
Michael Borland
Because Borland was an elected Board member, his election opened up a vacancy on the Board. Scott Mc Kiernan, as runner-up in the last board election, has been appointed to that position.
Treasurer
Sarah Evans

Minutes

The minutes of the January 2011 Board Meeting were approved July 17 at the 2011 mid-year Board Meeting (held by conference call).

Committee Reports

Note: not all the committee reports have been posted publicly; some contain proprietary information and have been accordingly withheld.

Executive Committee
  • Bob Carey, President
  • Sean Elliot, Vice President
  • Denise McGill, Secretary
  • Sarah Evans, Treasurer (please contact the Executive Director for the Treasurer's report)
  • TJ Mullinax, Regional Chairs' Representative
  • Mindy Hutchison, Executive Director (non-voting committee member)
Board Members
  • Smiley Pool
  • Greg Smith
  • Michael Borland
  • James Michalowski
  • J Bruce Baumann
  • Michael King
  • Thomas Kennedy
  • Ron Londen
  • Drew Carey
  • Patrick Fallon, Student Representative
Committees
  • Advocacy
  • Business Practices
  • Communications
  • Education
    • Advanced Storytelling Workshop
    • Virtual Video Workshop (formerly Airborne TV Seminar)
    • Cutting Edge Editing Seminar
    • Edit Foundry
    • National Convention
    • NewsVideo Workshop
    • Multimedia Immersion
    • Navigating the Downturn
    • Northern Short Course (2010 NSC program)
    • Poynter Liaison
    • Webinars
  • Ethics
  • Finance (please contact the Executive Director for the Finance Committee report)
  • Governance
    • Resolutions
    • Nominations
    • Elections
  • Judiciary
  • Membership
    • Diversity
    • Military Liaison
    • TV
    • Still
    • Multimedia
    • Professional Chapters
  • Programs
    • TV Critiques
    • Still Critiques
    • Honors & Recognition (Past President)
    • Job Information Bank
    • Monthly Multimedia Contest
    • Monthly News Clip Contest
    • Student Quarterly Clip Contest
    • TV Quarterly Clip Contest
    • TV Quarterly Editing Contest
    • Best Use of Photography Quarterly Clip Contest
    • Mentoring
    • Best of Photojournalism
      • Still Photo
      • TV News Editing
      • Multimedia
      • TV News Photography
      • Picture Editing
  • Regions
    • Region 1
    • Region 2
    • Region 3
    • Region 4
    • Region 5
    • Region 6
    • Region 7
    • Region 8
    • Region 9
    • Region 10
    • Region 11
  • Students
    • Student Chapters
    • Internships

Resolutions

The following resolutions were considered. They were approved on January 1st by Clyde Meuller, Resolutions Chair.

Resolution 1
Referred to Best of Photojournalism Committee
Resolution 2
Referred to Best of Photojournalism Committee
Resolution 3
Failed by vote of 1 - 12
Resolution 4
Failed unanimously
Resolution 5
Failed unanimously
Resolution 6
Failed unanimously
Resolution 7
Failed by vote of 2 - 11
Resolution 8
Referred to Membership Committee
Resolution 9 (as amended)
Passed unanimously with minor amendment
Resolution 10
Failed by vote of 4 - 9
Resolution 11
Failed unanimously
Resolution 12 (as amended)
Passed with significant amendment by vote of 9-1, with 2 abstentions

Recent meetings

  1. The 2012 annual meeting was held January 21–22 in Durham.
  2. The Board of Directors held its summer 2011 meeting July 16–17 by conference call.
  3. The 2011 annual meeting was held January 14–16, 2011 in Durham. The minutes of the January 2011 meeting were approved at the July meeting, and have now been posted.
  4. A special meeting was held by conference call on September 30, 2010.
  5. The 2010 mid-year meeting was held July 8, at Convergence '10 in Charleston SC.
  6. The 2010 annual meeting was held January 16–17, in Durham.
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