National Press Club

Please Welcome 32 New NPC Members

July 21, 2009 | By Myron Belkind, Club secretary | myron.belkind@verizon.net

The Board of Governors approved 32 membership applications Monday, bringing
to 265 the total so far this year, compared to 243 for the same period last
year.

The new members are:

Active:
Keiichi Homma - Yomiuri Shimbun, Journalist; Carrie Lynn Mitchell -
Federal News Service, Vice President of Operations; Kelly Nuxoll -
Freelance, Contributing Writer; Reiko Kamata Robertson - Freelance,
Journalist; Martin Sieff - Middle East Times, Columnist & Editorial
Board Member; Tejinder Singh - Freelance, Journalist; Emily Walker -
MedPage Today, Washington Correspondent; Jinglu Xu - New Tang Dynasty
Television, Reporter

Active Reinstate:
Lourdes B. Fernandez - BNA, Sr. Editor

Active Non-Resident:
Lin Grensing-Pophal, Chippewa Falls, WI - Freelance, Writer; Peggy
Kuhr, Missoula, MT - The University of Montana, Dean, School of
Journalism; Evelyn Nieves, San Francisco, CA - The Associated Press,
Reporter, San Francisco Bureau; Rita Watson, Providence, RI -
GreenLegals.com/The Providence Journal/
Examiner.com, Syndicated Blogger/Freelance Writer

Active Non-Resident Reinstate:
Tobin Beck, Seward, NE - Concordia University Nebraska, Associate
Professor, Journalism & Global Issues

Active Under 35:
Delphine Schrank - Freelance, Reporter, Foreign Correspondent

Active Under 30:
Lindsey Morgan Roberts - Freelance, Writer

Affiliate:
Robert Scott Bolitho - Embassy of Australia, First Secretary - Public
Affairs

Affiliate Non-Resident:
Barbara Ady, Palm Springs, CA - The Desert Sun (Gannett), Guest
Reporter/Consultant; Eric Green, Mount Kisco, NY - ELG Consulting,
Consulting Editor

Affiliate Under 35:
Michael Coren - Climate Focus, Forestry & Carbon Market Specialist

Associate:
Joff Masukawa - Shire plc, Sr. Director, Government Relations/Public
Policy; Su-Lin Cheng Nichols - Newspaper Association of America, Sr.
Vice President, Communications

Associate Reinstatement:
Jack Dolan - American Council of Life Insurers, V.P. Media Relations

Associate Non-Resident:
George Harrison Gilliam, Charlottesville, VA - Miller Center of Public
Affairs, University of Virginia, Assistant Director for Public Programs;
D.H. Kerby, Philadelphia, PA - Poet/Freelance; Craig Andrew Pirtle,
Falmouth, VA - Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Financial Advisor

Associate Under 35:
Natasha Altamirano - Tax Foundation, Manager of Media Relations; Sara
Dabney Tisdale - Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life,
Assistant Editor

Building Tenant:
Corinna Gilfillan - Global Witness, Head of U.S. Office; Joseph Henchman
- Tax Foundation, Tax Counsel, Director of State Projects; Kail Merritt
Padgitt - Tax Foundation, Economist

Student:
Sean Honick - American University, Student