Foundation NewsBoard of Directors

The Missouri Press Foundation is managed by a board of directors with officers chosen by members of the board. The Foundation office is in the Missouri Press Building, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; phone 573-449-4167.

Missouri Press Foundation Board of Directors, 2012-2013

President: Mrs. Betty Spaar, Odessa
First Vice President: Wendell Lenhart, Trenton
Second Vice President: Kirk Powell, Pleasant Hill
Secretary/Treasurer: Doug Crews, Columbia


R.B. Smith III, Lebanon                                                                     James Sterling, Columbia
Edward Steele, Columbia
Dane Vernon, Eldon
Vicki Russell, Columbia
Bill Miller, Sr., Washington
Tom Miller, Washington
Chuck Haney, Chillicothe                                                                   Dave Berry, Bolivar

Directors Emeritus:
Mrs. Wanda Brown, Raymore
Wallace Vernon, Eldon
Rogers Hewitt, Shelbyville


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2014 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

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Wednesday July 30th

Up, Up and Away! Missouri Press Association is rising to new heights to help our members succeed. We have many great reasons for you to attend the annual convention. Link

Monday July 28th


Thursday July 24th

Do you understand the Campaign Finance Disclosure Law? Check out this Missouri Ethics Commission brochure, which outlines the laws regulating political advertising disclaimers. Link