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North America Division Board of Directors

The INMA North America Division Board of Directors manages the association's activities in North America, including training and development and membership services.


  • President
    Matthew Ipsan
    EVP/Chief Digital Officer
    Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc
    Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1st Vice President
    Brooke Christofferson
    Vice President - Client Strategy
    The USA Today Network
    Portland, Oregon
  • 2nd Vice President
    Lynne Brennen
    New Leaf Media
    Montclair, New Jersey
  • Past President
    John Newby
    Muskogee Phoenix
    Muskogee, Oklahoma


  • Board Member
    Kathleen Coleman
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    The Spokesman-Review
    Spokane, Washington
  • Board Member
    Thomas Culligan
    Culligan Partners
    Amelia Island, Florida
  • Board Member
    Paul Felicissimo
    Director- Audience Development and Operations
    GateHouse Media
    Fairport, New York
  • Board Member
    Corey Ford
    Managing Partner
    San Francisco, California
  • Board Member
    James Green
    Vice President - Digital
    Lee Enterprises
    Davenport, Iowa
  • Board Member
    Aaron Kotarek
    Vice President/Circulation
    Oahu Publications, Inc.
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Board Member
    Julie Murtha
    Director of Audience Development and Innovation
    The Toronto Star
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Board Member
    Bill Nagel
    VP, Shared Audience
    Cox Media Group
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Board Member
    Nicki Purcell
    Chief Digital Officer, SVP/Consumer Sales
    A. H. Belo Corporation
    Dallas, Texas
  • Board Member
    Joseph Schiltz
    SVP Marketing & Niche Media
    Tronc, Inc.
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Board Member
    Maria Terrell
    Principal Consultant
    M.Terrell Consulting
    Plano, Texas
  • Board Member
    Bill Toler
    Chairman of the Board
    Swift Communications
    Carson City, Nevada
  • Board Member
    Sonia Yamada
    Vice President, Consumer Insights
    The New York Times
    New York, New York