Washington, DC–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 24, 2004–The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc., announced its new regional members on Friday, March 19th for the 2004-2006 term. The NAHP Foundation re-elected its board officers.
The Regional Board was elected from a cross-section of established Hispanic publishers who will contribute to NAHP Inc. administration and policy development. The Board consists of 13 NAHP, Inc. members with staggered two-year terms
“The Regional Vice-chair position has never been implemented formally. We now expect that vice-chairs will have a much more active role in the decision-making of NAHP, Inc. policies,” said Oscar Reyes, Vice-President of NAHP Inc. and publisher of the newspaper El Pregonero.
The following members were elected or re-elected to positions on NAHP, Inc.’s Regional Board for the 2004-2006 term. Their regions and publications are also listed:
Region 1 – Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont.
Chairman – Alberto Avendaño, El Tiempo Latino
Vice-Chairman – Francisco Vega, Hispanic Yellow Pages
Region 2 – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia
Chairman- Luis Eduardo Barón, La Guía del Golfo
Vice-Chairman – Omar Jiménez, La Guía Sur de Florida
Region 3 – Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wisconsin.
Chairwoman Dolores Sánchez, El Central Newspaper
Region 4 – (Texas)
Chairman – J. Gabriel Esparza, Que Onda!
Vice-Chairman – José Luis Garza, El Periódico U.S.A.
Region 5 – Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
Chairwoman – Clara Padilla Andrews, El Hispanic News
Vice-Chairman – David Cortinas, La Voz de Washington and Oregon
Region 6 – Northern California
Chairwoman – Tatiana Andrade, El Vistazo
Vice-Chairman – Hilbert Morales, El Observador
Region 7 – Southern California
Chairman – Ray Guerrero, El Latino
Vice-Chairman – Jose Zepeda, El Aviso Magazine
NAHP Foundation Board Officers for the 2004-2006 term:
Chairman – Eddie Escobedo, Sr. El Mundo, Las Vegas
Vice-Chairman – Luis Rossi, La Raza, Chicago
Treasurer – Zeke Montes, Teleguia de Chicago
Secretary – Kirk Whisler, WPR, Carlsbad
About the National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc
The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc., (NAHP, Inc) is the largest organization representing Hispanic publications at the national level. NAHP Inc. counts more than 200 affiliate publications with a combined circulation of more than 12 million. Our publications reach more than 50 percent of Hispanic households in 55 U.S. markets, every week. NAHP, Inc. provides Hispanic publications with the most effective medium to reach its readership. NAHP Inc. works hard at keeping the Hispanic community informed and educated about social issues, updating its readers about member publications, providing technical assistance and improving the quality of Hispanic publications at the national level. Please, visit our website for more information: http://www.nahponline.org or call 202-662-7250.
About the National Association of Hispanic Publications Foundation
The National Hispanic Press Foundation is the 501-c-3 educational sister organization of NAHP, Inc. and its Hispanic publishers. Its mission is to build communities through excellence in publishing. The Foundation’s programs include an annual publication of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive Hispanic scholarship directory, a national circulation audit campaign to enhance the viability of Hispanic publications, media research, scholarships, voter registration and educational programs, among others. For more information see http://www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org or call 202-662-7250.