b'BOARDVALERIA FERNNDEZ MARCIA PARKERMember Representative Board Chair, Public SeatValeria is the managing editor of palabra.,Marcia is vice president, philanthropic which aims to provide an accuratepartnerships at the New York Times. Prior representation of the Latino communityto joining the Times in 2022, she was by publishing stories from memberschief operating officer of Calmatters, a of the National Association of Hispanicnonprofit news organization covering Journalists (NAHJ). California politics.LUCAS GRINDLEY RON SMITHMember Representative Secretary, Member RepresentativeLucas is the executive director of theRon is an instructor of practice in the national nonprofit Next City and wasDepartment of Journalism and Media previously president of Pride Media andStudies at Marquette University and the editor in chief of The Advocate. editor/program director for Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.MARK HORVIT BRUCE THERIAULTPublic Seat Treasurer, Public Seat & Board Finance Mark is an associate professor atCommitteethe University of Missouri SchoolBruce has been a senior executive in of Journalism, where he teachespublic media organizations for nearly four investigative reporting and is director ofdecades. He was a senior vice president at the State Government Reporting Program.the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.SHEILA KRUMHOLZ KINSEY WILSONMember Representative & Board FinancePublic SeatCommittee Kinsey is an executive with Automattic Sheila is the executive director ofInc., which produces the WordPress OpenSecrets, a nonpartisan watchdogweb publishing platform. He developed group that tracks money in politics on itsand oversees Newspack, a technology website, OpenSecrets.org. initiative to help small and medium-sized newsrooms.KYRA KYLES HSIU MEI WONGMember Representative Public SeatKyra is a multi-platform senior-level mediaHsiu Mei is a member of the Management executive, award-winning writer andGroup at PA Consulting Group. She has public speaker on issues of diversity andmore than 20 years of experience in representation. She currently serves asplanning, developing and managing CEO of YR Media. complex initiatives in various sectors. RON NIXONPublic SeatRon is global investigations editor for TheEMERITUSAssociated Press, leading AP investigative teams around the world, and is alsoLAURA FRANKco-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society. Executive Director, COLabBRANT HOUSTONProfessor and Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignROBERT ROSENTHAL Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting/Reveal24'