Board of Directors/Staff

2019 Board of Directors  

Mal Leary, President

Managing Editor, The Maine Capitol Connection Channel


Megan Rhyne, Vice President

Executive Director, Virginia Coalition for Open Government


Mark Horvit, Treasurer

Associate Professor, University of Missouri School of Journalism


Deborah Fisher, Secretary

Executive Director, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government


David Cuillier, Director

Director of the University of Arizona School of Journalism


Tim Franklin, Director

Senior Associate Dean. Medill School of Journalism


Katherine Garner, Director

President, KLGarner Consulting


Michael Morisy, Director



Colleen M. Murphy, Director

Executive Director and General Counsel, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission


Sarah Nordgren, Director

Director, Content Development and Alliances, The Associated Press


Barbara A. Petersen, Director and Past President

President, Florida First Amendment Foundation


Jeffrey Roberts, Director

Executive Director, Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition


Justin Silverman, Director

Executive Director, New England First Amendment Coalition


Thomas M. Susman, Director

Director, Governmental Affairs Office, American Bar Association


Alyssa Doom, Director

Principal Associate, Results First, The Pew Charitable Trusts




Daniel Bevarly, Executive Director, @dbevarly

Kelsey Ryan, Outreach Manager @kelsey_ryan

Maggy Stansly, Administrative Manager