National Press Club

Board Approves Membership Applications

April 22, 2009


Sandra Abrams - Thomson Reuters, Producer; Alegra Hassan - CBN News, Producer; Charles Leocha -, Columnist; Robin Mazyck - Christian Broadcasting Network, Executive Producer; Molly Peterson - Bloomberg News, Reporter; Richard J. Simon - Los Angeles Times, Congressional Correspondent

Active Non-Resident

Janet A. Begley - Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, Reporter; Douglas R. Currin - Nexstar Broadcasting Group, WBRE-TV, News Anchor

Active Under 35

Leigh Ann Caldwell - Free Speech Radio News - Pacifica Radio, DC Editor/Correspondent; Jacqueline C. Palank - Dow Jones, Reporter

Active Under 30

Peter Gartrell - McGraw-Hill/Platts, Associate Editor; Laura Isensee - The Dallas Morning News, Intern; Jasmin Melvin - Thomson Reuters, News Assistant

Provisional Under 30

Frank Vincent Vernuccio – Journalist, Freelance


Stig Berglind - Embassy of Sweden, Press Counselor; Tina Butler – Unemployed, Former Communications, TV Associate; Patrick J. Cullen - Ariel Consulting, LLC, Principal; Leonardo Marcos - Embassy of Spain, Press Counselor; Jin Soo Nam - Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Minister, Counselor

Affiliate Reinstate

Elizabeth Bowen – USAID, Strategic Communications Consultant

Affiliate Under 35

Elijah G. Evans - Macfadden & Associates, Geographic Information Systems Analyst; George A. Williams - District of Columbia Public Library, Media Relations Manager


Gerard Carney - Fleishman Hillard, Partner; Lorelei Harloe - Ascend Communication, LLC, Public Relations, Marketing Communications; Anju Kaur - Sikh News Network, Journalist and Editor; Carlos De La Guardia - The DLG Group, Revista Competencia, President, Director; Joseph B. Mistrett – Retired, Federal Public Defender; Anthony N. O'Brien - Morningside Partners, Partner; Theresa Spinner - National Association of Social Workers, Sr. Web Communications Associate; Dr. Mila S. Sturgis - Glevum Associates, Vice President – Operations; Julius Terrell - National Sports & Entertainment Services, General Counsel

Associate Reinstate

Stephen Carr Davis - Morningside Partners, CEO; Jonathan French – HIMSS, Consultant; Michael E. Kavoukjian - White & Case, Partner; Chanel Lagarde - Entergy Corp., Director of National Communications

Associate Non-Resident

Carleen Lyden-Kluss - Morgan Marketing & Communications, President, Corporate Communications

Associate Under 35

Vince Blaser - Global Health Council, Policy Communications Coordinator; Kristopher Larsen - American Physical Society, Policy Specialist; Anna Pope - Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, Office/Chapter Administrator


Amy D'Onofrio - George Washington University, Student; Nicole Marie Mann - The George Washington University, Student - School of Media & Public Affairs