In an email vote, the board of directors of the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter agreed to donate $150 to the scholarship fund established in the memory of Sierra Jenkins, a Virginian-Pilot reporter who was fatally shot in Norfolk on March 19. The board also urged SPJVA members and supporters to consider contributing to the fund.
SPJVA members have elected the chapter’s officers and filled six seats on its board of directors for terms beginning July 1. Here are the results of the online balloting conducted in May.
From May 23-30, our chapter will hold an election to fill officer positions and seats on the board. Here are the nominees, who would take office beginning July 1
We’re inviting nominations, including self-nominations, to fill positions on the chapter’s board of directors and as SPJVA officers for 2022-23. Here’s how you can toss your hat in the ring or nominate someone else.
It’s overdue for SPJVA to clarify its relationship to George Mason. We abhor his role as an enslaver and his failure to live up to the ideals that he espoused. But we appreciate and celebrate his words defending a free press.