The election results are in, and we are pleased to announce the officers for 2013:
Rob Schneider, The Dallas Morning News (@schneidersnd)
David Kordalski, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer (@kord)
Lee Steele, Design Editor, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers (@leesteele)
Steele won the only contested race. Of 179 votes cast in that race, he received 75 votes — 41.9% of the vote. Luis Chumpitaz Gonzales received 64 votes (35.8%) and Adonis Durado received 40 votes (22.3%.)
“Lee has done a fantastic job in his work for SND as training director and east coast region director. He’s got great passion for the Society’s work and will be a great officer,” said outgoing SND President Jonathon Berlin. “Adonis and Luis are also titans in our world. What a panel of candidates!
“I think it says a lot about our visual journalism community to have such great folks interested in steering SND forward.”
184 total votes were cast, representing a 22.4% turnout of the membership.
Rob Schneider 178 votes
Write-ins: Bonita Burton 3 votes
David Kordalski 183 votes
Lee Steele 75 votes 41.9%
Luis Chumpitaz Gonzales 64 votes 35.8%
Adonis Durado 40 votes 22.3%