New member joins board


The HSPA Foundation board of directors approved a new member and elected officers at its March 7 meeting.

Mark Miller, publisher of The News-Banner (Bluffton), joined the board for his first three-year term.

The leadership for 2014-15 includes President Jack Pate, publisher of the Evansville Courier & Press; Vice President Nancy Grossman, publisher of The Salem Leader and The Salem Democrat; Secretary Michael Christman, president and chief executive officer for Fort Wayne Newspapers; and Treasurer Jeff Rogers, chief financial officer for Home News Enterprises.

Three current board members agreed to serve another term: Barbara King, publisher of the Mount Vernon Plain Dealer and Mount Vernon Sun; E. Mayer Maloney Jr., publisher of Hoosier Times Inc.; and Pate.

King first joined the board in 2003, while Maloney began in 2005. Pate will serve his second term.