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CPA Board & Committees

2013-2014 Catholic Press Association Board of Directors

CPA Board Officers

President, Western Region Representative
Rob DeFrancesco
The Catholic Sun
400 E. Monroe St
Phoenix, Ariz. 85004 
Tel: 602-354-2130

Honorary President
Most Rev. John Charles Wester
Bishop of Salt Lake City
27 C. Street 
Salt Lake City, UT  84103
Tel: 801-328-8641 x304

Vice President
Maria de Lourdes Ruiz Scaperlanda
Member at Large 
3816 Waverly Court 
Norman, OK 73072
Tel: 405-822-9382

Treasurer
Matt Schiller
Catholic New York
1011 1st Ave, 17th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10022
Tel: 212-688-2399

Secretary, Midwest Region Representative
Joseph Towalski
The Catholic Spirit
244 Dayton Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102 
Tel: 651-291-4444

CPA Board of Directors

Southern Region Representative
Malea Hargett
Arkansas Catholic
PO Box 7417
Little Rock, Ark. 72217
Tel: 501-664-0125

Eastern Regional Representative
Mark Zimmermann
Catholic Standard
P.O. Box 4464
Washington, D.C. 20017
Tel: 202-281-2412

Editorial Staff Member, Newspaper
William Howard
Colorado Catholic Herald
228 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, Colo. 80903
Tel: 719-393-2083

Publisher Member, Newspaper
Peter Finney, Jr.
Clarion Herald
1000 Howard Avenue
Suite 400
New Orleans, La. 70113
Tel: 504-596-3035

Publisher Member, General
Matt Gambino (Appointed Dec 2013)
CatholicPhilly.com
222 N 17th Street 
Philadelphia, Pa. 19103-1299 
Tel: 215-587-3698

 

Member At Large, Magazine
Lynn Monahan
Maryknoll Magazine
75 Ryder Rd
Maryknoll, N.Y. 010545
Tel: 914-941-7636

Publisher Member, Magazine
Jeff Hensley
North Texas Catholic
800 West Loop 820 South
Fort Worth, Texas 76108
Tel: 817 560-3300


Member at Large
Deirdre Mays
The Catholic Miscellany
119 Broad St.
Charleston, SC 29402
Tel: 843 724-8375

Business Staff Member, Newspaper
Joe Pena (Appointed Dec 2013)
Catholic San Francisco
1 Peter Yorke Way
San Francisco, Ca.
Tel: 415-614-5642
E-mail: penaj@sfarchdiocese.org

Ex-Officio

Past President
Business Staff Member, Magazine
Greg Erlandson
Our Sunday Visitor
200 Noll Plaza
Huntington, Ind. 46750 
Tel: 260-356-8400

Executive Director
Catholic Press Association
Tim Walter
205 W Monroe St. Ste. 470
Chicago, Ill. 60606
Tel: 312-380-6789

CPA Committees 2013-2015

CPA National Planning Committee

  • Chair: Malea Hargett, Southern Region Representative
    • President and Western Regional Representative: Rob DeFrancesco
    • Eastern Regional Representative: Mark Zimmermann
    • Secretary and Midwest Regional Representative: Joe Towalski
    • 2012 Catholic Media Conference Co-chair: Mike Krokos
    • 2012 Catholic media Conference Co-chair: Greg Erlandson
    • 2013 Catholic Media Conference Co-chair: Bill Howard
    • Catholic Academy President: Sally Oberski
    • Local Committee Representatives:
      • Patricia Guilfoyle
      • Kevin Eagan
      • Erika Robinson
    • CPA Executive Director: Tim Walter
    • CPA Meetings Manager: Sheila Lomax

CPA Awards Committee

  • Chair: Fr. Pat McCloskey
    • Bob Lockwood
    • Diane Towalski
    • Maria Scaperlanda
    • Michael Alexander
    • Penny Wiegert
    • JD Long-Garcia
    • Charles Roth
    • Tim Walter

CPA-CNS Liaison Committee

  • Chair: Rick Musacchio
    • National: Gretchen Crowe
    • National: Michael La Civita
    • Canada/UMW: Glen Argen
    • New England: Antonio Enrique
    • New York: John Woods
    • Pennsylvania: Matt Gambino
    • Mid-Atlantic/Ohio: Joe Ryan
    • Midwest: Sam Lucero
    • Midwest: Anita McSorley
    • Illinois/Indiana: Joyce Duriga
    • South-Atlantic: Michael Flach
    • Lower South: Mary Ann Castranio
    • Texas: Jeff Hensley
    • Rocky Mountains: Bill Howard
    • Southwest: Rob DeFrancesco
    • Pacific: Patrick Downs
    • Spanish: David Sedeno

CPA Finance and Audit Committee

  • Chair: Matthew Schiller, Treasurer
    • Christopher Gunty
    • Karen Suchy
    • Penny Reichart
    • Mary Lou Kilian
    • Natalie Jacob

CPA Ad Hoc Committee on Social Media

  • Chair: Cathy Dee
    • Kerry Weber
    • Elise Freed-Brown
    • Kimberly Bender

CPA Nominating Committee

  • Chair: Greg Erlandson
    • Julie Asher
    • Joe Pena
    • Dierdre Mays
    • Don Clemmer
    • Lisa Hendey
    • Marianne Medlin
    • Mike Brown

Professional and Individual Education

  • Chair: Peter Finney
    • Bill Howard
    • Jeannette DeMelo
    • Ann Augherton
    • Tony Gutierrez
    • Don Clemmer
    • Fr. Mike Mendl
    • Amy Kawula
    • Matthew Bunson

External Communications Committee

  • Chair: Bill Howard
    • Monica Yehle
    • Mary Uhler
    • Pamela Payne
    • Robert Zyskowski
    • J.D. Long-GarcĂ­a
    • Alana Kearns
    • Veronica Ambuul
    • Sharon Boehlefeld

Freelancer Committee

  • Chair: Maria Scaperlanda
    • Beth Dotson Brown
    • Jeff Hensley
    • Lorraine O'Donnell Williams
    • Mike Latona
    • Margaret Gabriel

CPA  Bylaws Committee

  • Chair: Christopher Gunty
    • Mary Uhler
    • Msgr. Owen Campion
    • Patrick O'Brien
    • Fr. Pat McCloskey
    • Msgr. Tim Stein

CPA Membership Committee

  • Chair: Joe Towalski
    • Malea Hargett
    • Mary Ann Castranio
    • Valarie Schmalz