Jeff Mayo, associate publisher and general manager of the Sequoyah County Times in Sallisaw, became president of the Oklahoma Press Association on July 1, 2013.
OPA members elected Mayo at the OPA Convention on June 13, 2013, during the business meeting at the Reed Center in Midwest City. Mayo, who will serve a one-year term, succeeds Jeff Shultz as president of the association.
Also elected were Jeff Funk, publisher of the Enid News & Eagle, to serve a one-year term as vice president, and Gloria Trotter, co-publisher of The Countywide & Sun, to serve a one-year term as treasurer. Ray Dyer, co-publisher of the El Reno Tribune, was elected to a three-year term as a board member.
Other board members are Robby Trammell, The Oklahoman; Dayva Spitzer, Sayre Record & Beckham County Democrat; Brian Blansett, Shawnee News-Star, Mike Brown, Neighbor News, and Ted Streuli, The Journal Record. Shultz will serve a one-year term as past president.
Mark Thomas is executive vice president of the association.
Click here for the full press release: www.okpress.com/president-jeff-mayo
Mon, July 1, 2013