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CPA Board & Committees

2014-2015 Catholic Press Association Board of Directors

CPA Board Officers

President, Western Region Representative
Rob DeFrancesco
The Catholic Sun
400 E. Monroe St
Phoenix, AZ 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, NY 10022
Tel: 212-688-2399


Secretary, Midwest Region Representative
Joseph Towalski
The Visitor
305 7th Ave. N
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Tel: 320-251-3022


CPA Board of Directors


Southern Region Representative

Mary Ann Castranio
Georgia Bulletin 
2401 Lake Park Drive, SE
Smyrna, GA 30380
Tel: 404-920-7440


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, CO 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

Joe Sinasac
Novalis Publishing
10 Lower Spadina Ave
Suit 400
Toronto, ON M5V 2Z2
Tel: 416-363-3303 x250

 

Editorial Staff Member, Magazine
Lynn Monahan
Maryknoll Magazine
75 Ryder Rd
Maryknoll, NY 010545
Tel: 914-941-7636


Publisher Member, Magazine

Jeff Hensley
North Texas Catholic
800 West Loop 820 South
Fort Worth, TX 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
Catholic San Francisco
1 Peter Yorke Way
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415-614-5642
E-mail: penaj@sfarchdiocese.org

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

Ex-Officio

Executive Director
Catholic Press Association
Tim Walter
205 W Monroe St. Ste. 470
Chicago, IL 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 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
    • Eric Sundrup

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