AAJA is led by its national Board of Directors with the counsel of its Advisory Board.

The 11-member board is comprised of AAJA’s six national officers plus five members elected from the Advisory Board.

The board ensures AAJA is fulfilling its mission, meeting the needs of its members and operating legally, effectively and efficiently. 

 

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Michelle Lee

Political Enterprise and Accountability Reporter, The Washington Post

 

 

 

  

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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Nicole Dungca

Investigative Reporter, The Washington Post

 

 

 

 

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Kris Vera-Phillips

Adjunct Professor & PhD Student, Cronkite School of Journalism

 

 

 

  

Pia Sarkar HeadshotVICE PRESIDENT OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Pia Sarkar, 2019-2020 term

Business Editor, Associated Press

Julia B. Chan, VP elect 2021-2022

Managing Editor, Digital, KQED News

 

 

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VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

Ted Han, 2019-2020 term

Product Manager, Mozilla

Jin Ding, VP elect 2021-2022

Program Manager, International Women's Media Foundation

 

 

SQHeadshot-2.jpgVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Shirley Qiu

Audience Engagement Strategist American Press Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bobby Caina Calvan

Reporter, Associated Press

 

 

 

 

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Bethany Ao

Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

 

  

 

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Henry Fuhrmann

Retired Assistant Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times

 

  

 

 

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Elizabeth Yuan

Publishing Editor, The Wall Street Journal

 

 

 

 

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Yuri Nagano

Editor, Bloomberg Industry Group, San Francisco

 

 

 


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2017Spring | Summer | Fall

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2013 — Spring Summer | Fall

2012 — Spring | Summer | Fall

 

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