Jeff Funk, publisher of the Enid News & Eagle, is the new president of the Oklahoma Press Association.
Funk, who directs operations of the seven-day daily newspaper and the EnidNews.com digital news sites, was elected at the June 12, 2014, OPA Convention to a one-year term beginning July 1.
Other officers elected to a one-year term were Robby Trammell, news editor at The Oklahoman, as vice president; Gloria Trotter, co-publisher of The Countywide & Sun, as treasurer; and Jeff Mayo, associate publisher of the Sequoyah County Times, as past president.
Newly elected to serve a two-year term as a director was Mike Strain, news editor at the Tulsa World. John Denny Montgomery, assistant editor at The Purcell Register, was elected to a new three-year term as director, and Ted Streuli, executive editor of The Journal Record, was elected to his second three-year term on the board.
Other members serving on the OPA Board of Directors are Dayva Spitzer, Sayre Record & Beckham County Democrat; Brian Blansett, Shawnee News-Star; and Ray Dyer, El Reno Tribune. Mark Thomas is the executive vice president of the OPA.
Click here for the full press release: www.okpress.com/president