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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
    Brooke Christofferson
    Vice President - Client Strategy
    LocalIQ - The USA Today Network
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Vice President
    Ann Poe
    Senior Director, Digital Consumer Revenue
    Advance Local
    New York, New York
  • 2nd Vice President
    Troy Niday
    Chief Operations Officer
    Sonoma Media Investments
    Santa Rosa, California
  • Past President
    Matthew Ipsan
    Lee Enterprises
    Davenport, Iowa


  • Board Member
    Mark Campbell
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Tribune Publishing Co.
    Los Angeles, California
  • Board Member
    Kelli Dakake
    Director, Audience
    Hearst Newspapers
    Dunwoody, Georgia
  • Board Member
    Tracy Day
    Managing Director, Creative Studio and Ad Innovation
    The Globe and Mail
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Board Member
    Steve Dorsey
    VP News Performance & Partnerships
    GateHouse Media
    Fairport, New York
  • Board Member
    Pete Doucette
    Managing Director
    FTI Consulting Boston
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Board Member
    Brad Harmon
    President & Publisher
    GateHouse Media
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Board Member
    Susan Jacobs
    Senior Vice President of Revenue Strategy
    Tribune Publishing Co.
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Board Member
    Aaron Kotarek
    Senior Vice President, Audience & Operations
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Board Member
    Andy Lobred
    Chief Revenue Officer
    Advance Local
    New York, New York
  • Board Member
    Donna Luelo
    Publisher, Waterloo Region Record & VP Sales, Torstar Regional Daily Brands
    Kitchener, Ontario
  • Board Member
    Christian Panson
    Vice President Digital & Technology
    Winnipeg Free Press
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Board Member
    Latha Rao-Cheney
    Senior Vice President, Local Sales
    MediaNews Group
    New York, New York
  • Board Member
    Patrick Tornabene
    Chief Consumer Officer
    Melville, New York
  • Board Member
    Sonia Yamada
    Vice President, Audience Insights
    The New York Times
    New York, New York