Blair Barna, Charleston City PaperPresident
Chuck Strouse, Miami New TimesVice President
Molly Willmott, Memphis FlyerSecretary
Liz Franklin, Austin ChronicleTreasurer
Sally Freeman, Boise WeeklyImmediate Past President
Chris Ferrell, SouthCommConvention Chair
Don Eggert, Seven DaysDesign Chair
Graham Jarrett, Orlando WeeklyDigital Chair
Jeff von Kaenel, News & ReviewEditorial Chair
Bradley Zeve, Monterey County WeeklyFree Speech Chair
Cassidy Frazier, Austin ChronicleMarketing Chair
Jimmy Boegle, C.V. IndependentMembership Chair
John Heaston, The ReaderRevenue Chair
Alice Klein, NOW MagazineAt Large
Jeffrey Billman, INDY WeekAt Large
The Design Committee advises on design programming for AAN conferences.
Chair: Don Eggert (Seven Days)
Committee Members: Derek Carlisle (Salt Lake City Weekly), Kelsey Hawes (Boise Weekly), Elizabeth Jones (Nashville Scene), Megan Packard-Hillegas (Santa Barbara Independent)
The Digital Committee advises on digital programming for AAN Conferences and on AAN digital initiatives.
Chair: Graham Jarrett (Orlando Weekly)
Committee Members: Reed Benjamin (INDY Week), Drew Bulman (Little Village), Anthony Hecht (The Stranger), Lindsey Millar (Arkansas Times), Sam Spence (Charleston City Paper)
The Editorial Committee is responsible for developing editorial programming for AAN conferences; oversight of the AAN Awards; and anything else that relates to the concerns of AAN editorial staff.
Chair: Jeff von Kaenel (News & Review)
Committee Members: Jimmy Boegle (Coachella Valley Independent), Patricia Calhoun (Westword), Debbie Michaud (Creative Loafing Atlanta)
Free Speech Committee
The mission of the Free Speech Committee is to create a forum for AAN members to learn and collaborate about current free speech issues facing the organization and individual members, and to advocate for open government and the protection of free speech, wherever possible. The committee also helps organize an annual Free Speech lunch at the annual AAN conference.
Chair: Bradley Zeve (Monterey County Weekly)
The Marketing Committee is responsible for developing AAN marketing plans and programming.
Chair: Cassidy Frazier, Austin Chronicle
Committee Members: Carrie Simison (Colorado Springs Independent)
The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing the applications of applying papers and reporting to AAN members on their suitability for membership in the association.
Chair: Jimmy Boegle (Coachella Valley Independent)
Committee Members: Pamela Polston (Seven Days), Kyle Shaw (The Coast)
The Revenue Committee is responsible for all advertising and marketing programming for AAN conferences and all other services that relate to the concerns of AAN sales and marketing staff.
Chair: John Heaston (The Reader)
Committee Members: Lara Fischer (San Antonio Current), Jeanne Foster (Gambit), Cassidy Frazier (Austin Chronicle), Colby Roberts (Seven Days), Lori Collier Waran (Style Weekly)