SPJVa officers, 2021-2022
Weinstein is editor and publisher of RVA on the Cheap and writes for Richmond Magazine, Henrico Citizen and other publications.
Newman Davis is a journalist, journalism educator and media consultant. She is CEO of the BND Institute of Media and Culture.
Hall is a reporter for WAVY-TV in Hampton Roads. He previously was a multimedia journalist in New York and a reporter for CBS Radio.
Eckert is an independent media consultant and freelance writer with decades of experience in news and public relations.
Board of Directors, 2021-2022
Allassan is an associate editor at Axios and has worked for CNN in Washington, D.C.. His term expires in June 2024.
Bogert, a former reporter, is communications coordinator for Bridgewater College. Her term expires in June 2022.
Cardwell is a public relations strategist for the Virginia Retirement System. Her term expires in June 2022.
Hopkins, who retired from the Miami Herald, is an independent writer & editor. His term expires in June 2022.
Jackson is editor of The MadRapp Recorder and an experienced journalist. His term expires in June 2024.
Klimko is the associate editor for Best Week Insurance. His term expires in June 2023.
Livas is an anchor and reporter for WVEC-13NewsNow (ABC) in Hampton Roads. Her term expires in June 2023.
Montilla is a reporter for NBC12. Earlier, she was at CBS19 in Charlottesville. Her term expires in June 2024.
Robinson is news director for VPM, Virginia’s home for public media. His term expires in June 2023.
Ex-Officio Members, 2020-2021
Reed is an anchor at WDBJ and a professor of professional practice at Virginia Tech. He is the student-chapter representative on the SPJVA board.
South, a former newspaper editor and reporter who taught journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University, was president of SPJVA from 2019 to 2021.
The officers and board members in 2020-21 are listed here.
Here is how the lineup of board members has changed:
|Position||2020-21 officeholder||2021-22 officeholder|
|President||Jeff South||Dina Weinstein|
|Vice president||Caroline Cardwell||Bonnie Newman Davis|
|Secretary||Logan Bogert||Brett Hall|
|Treasurer||Brian Eckert||Brian Eckert|
|Director 1 (expiring 2023)||Elliott Robinson||Elliott Robinson|
|Director 2 (expiring 2023)||Nicole Livas||Nicole Livas|
|Director 3 (expiring 2021/2024)||Bonnie Newman Davis||Chuck Jackson|
|Director 4 (expiring 2021/2024)||Greg Gilligan||Desiree Montilla|
|Director 5 (expiring 2023)||Frank Klimko||Frank Klimko|
|Director 6 (expiring 2021/2024)||Mike Szvetitz||Fadel Allassan|
|Director 7 (expiring 2022)||Clissa England||Caroline Cardwell|
|Director 8 (expiring 2022)||Brett Hall||Logan Bogert|
|Director 9 (expiring 2022)||John Hopkins||John Hopkins|
|Past president||—||Jeff South|
|Student chapter representative||—||Robin Reed|
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