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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
    Executive Vice President
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1st Vice President
    Brooke Christofferson
    Vice President - Client Strategy
    The USA Today Network
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2nd Vice President
    Lynne Brennen
    New Leaf Media
    Montclair, New Jersey


  • Board Member
    Kathleen Coleman
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    The Spokesman-Review
    Spokane, Washington
  • Board Member
    Steve Dorsey
    Vice President, Innovation & Planning
    Austin American-Statesman
    Austin, Texas
  • Board Member
    Dave Elchoness
    Senior Vice President, Product & Technology
    Digital First Media
    Denver, Colorado
  • Board Member
    Corey Ford
    Managing Partner
    San Francisco, California
  • Board Member
    Laura Inman Nolan
    Sr. Director of Audience Engagement CMG, NSS Group Lead
    CMG/ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • 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
    Nicki Purcell
    Chief Digital Officer, SVP/Consumer Sales
    A. H. Belo Corporation
    Dallas, Texas
  • Board Member
    Sonia Yamada
    Vice President, Consumer Insights
    The New York Times
    New York, New York
  • Board Member
    Cynthia Young
    Head of Audience
    The Globe and Mail
    Toronto, Ontario