About the VPA

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The Vermont Press Association can be reached at:

Phone: (802) 654-2442

Office: 169D JeanMarie Hall at St. Michael’s College

Email: mdonoghue@smcvt.edu

The Vermont Press Association has headquarters in the Media Studies, Journalism and Digital Arts Department at St. Michael’s College in Colchester.

Current Officers (2017-18)

President: Lisa Loomis, Valley Reporter (Waitsfield)

Vice President: vacant

Secretary: Randy Capitani, Deerfield Valley News (Wilmington)

Treasurer:  Deborah Phillips, The World (Berlin)

Past President: John Flowers, Addison Independent (Middlebury)

At Large Members (2017-18)

Northwest (four counties): Courtney Lamdin, Milton Independent/Colchester Sun/Essex Reporter

Northeast (five counties): Dana Gray, Caledonian Record (St. Johnsbury)

Southern (four counties): Maggie Cassidy, Valley News (West Lebanon, N.H.)

At Large (daily): Martin Langeveld, Brattleboro Reformer/Bennington Banner

At Large (non-daily): Robert Miller, Vermont Journal (Ludlow)

St. Michael’s College seat: Journalism Professor Traci Griffith

Executive Director

Mike Donoghue serves as the part-time executive director for the Vermont Press Association.