Board of Directors

Board of Directors Consisting of 30 Members

  • 16 members in the advertiser and advertising agency divisions
  • 14 members in the publisher division
  • Directors are elected to two-year terms; seven board officers are elected annually. The chairman must be an advertiser or advertising agency director, and may serve two consecutive one-year terms.

For the official explanation of board representation, please visit the Bylaws and Rules section of this site.

Note: [xxxx] indicates year directorship term expires.

Board Officers

Chairman

  • Christina Meringolo (Advertiser Director)

Vice Chairs

  • Scott Kruse (Advertising Agency Director)
  • David W. Leckey (Magazine Director)
  • Leonard W. (Bill) Stabile (Advertiser Director)
  • Shelagh Stoneham (Canadian Advertiser Director)

Secretary

  • Rob Fisher (Business Publication Director)

 Treasurer

  • Liberta Abbondante (Magazine Director)

Advertiser and Advertising Agency Divisions 16 Members

Advertiser Directors (via natural attrition, this list will settle at eight directors)

  • Christopher Black, Division VP, Media Services, Sears Holding Management Corporation [2014]
  • Thomas Cassidy, VP, Marketing Production and Operations, JCPenney Co. [2014]
  • Christopher H. Daly, VP of Media, Macy’s Inc. [2015]
  • Lisa Haynes, Manager of Ad Planning, Kohl's Department Stores [2015]
  • Jeffrey Holecko, North American Media Manager, Kimberly-Clark [2014]
  • Christina Meringolo, Executive Director, Global Media Services and Digital Marketing, Merck Consumer Care [2015]
  • David K. Ronk II, VP Retail Marketing, Chase [2015]
  • Leonard W. (Bill) Stabile, Executive Director, Brand Marketing Communications, Siemens Corporation [2014]
  • Shelagh Stoneham [2015]
  • David Strome, VP Media Services - Americas, LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton [2014]

Advertising Agency Directors (Eight directors)

  • Edward W. (Ted) Boyd, CEO, One Advertising Inc. [2015]
  • Scott Kruse, Managing Partner, Director of Print, GroupM [2015]
  • Steven H. Mueller, President, NSA Media, Wahlstrom [2014]
  • David P. Murphy, CEO, Novus Media Inc. [2015]
  • Debbie Sklar, VP Director of Print Services, Horizon Media [2014]
  • Stephanie Stanton, Executive Director of Media, Quad/Graphics [2014]
  • Robin Steinberg, EVP, Director of Publishing Investment & Activation, MediaVest USA [2015]
  • Brenda White, SVP, Publishing Activation Director, Starcom Worldwide [2015]

Publisher Divisions 14 Members

Business/Farm Publication Directors (Two directors)

  • There is one business publication vacancy [2014]
  • Gary L. Vorpahl, VP of Marketing, W.D. Hoard & Sons Company [2015]

Magazine Directors (via natural attrition this list will settle at four directors)

  • Liberta Abbondante, SVP, Consumer Marketing, Hearst Magazines [2015]
  • Louis (Lou) Cona [2014]
  • David W. Leckey, EVP, Consumer Marketing, American Media, Inc. [2014]
  • Susan Roberson, SVP, General Manager, Consumer Marketing & Sales, Time Consumer Marketing [2015]
  • Eric Zinczenko, EVP, Bonnier Corporation [2014]

Canadian Periodical Director (One director)

  • Pierre Marcoux, SVP, Business Information Solutions and Education, TC Media [2015]

Newspaper Directors (via natural attrition this list will settle at five directors)

  • Stephen W. Bernard, VP, Advertising, The McClatchy Company [2014]
  • Michael Gulledge, VP, Sales & Marketing, Lee Enterprises; Publisher, Billings Gazette [2015]
  • Caroline Diamond Harrison, Publisher, Staten Island Advance [2014]
  • Yasmin Namini, SVP, Chief Consumer Officer, The New York Times [2014]
  • Evan A. Ray, President, Gannett Publishing Services, Gannett Co., Inc. [2015]
  • Howard G. Sutton, President, CEO, and Publisher, The Providence Journal Company [2015]

Canadian Newspaper Directors (Two directors)

  • Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail [2015]
  • Gordon Fisher, President and Publisher, Pacific Newspaper Group [2014]

CEO, President & Managing Director

  • Tom Drouillard, Alliance for Audited Media

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