NPPA Seeks National Office Nominations

Dec 16, 2005

NPPA nominations chairperson Matt McColl today said the NPPA Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates who are interested in running for a national office with the organization. NPPA will hold elections for its national offices at the next meeting of the board of directors in June 2006. Elections will be held for president, vice president, and national secretary.

“To be eligible for election to national office, an NPPA member must be a news division member in good standing for at least one year prior to being nominated or have been granted a waiver of this rule by the committee on nominations,” McColl said. “If you are interested in running for office, or in learning more about the positions, please contact the committee or the nominations chairperson.”

In addition to being the Nominations Committee chairperson, McColl is also director of NPPA’s Region 10 and is the assistant chief photojournalist at KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, NV. He can be contacted at mmccoll@kvbc.com or +1.702.657.3117.

NPPA is the professional society of photojournalism, founded in 1946 with members who are still photographers, television photographers, editors, educators, and students, with headquarters in Durham, NC. NPPA also publishes the monthly magazine, News Photographer, and provides the profession with the premier annual photography and picture editing competition, the Best Of Photojournalism.