Society of News Design

SNDCLT
About SND

Presidents

Our Presidents have been:

1979–1980
Robert Lockwood, Art Director, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa.

1980–1981, 1981–1982
Phil Ritzenberg, Publisher, Jewish Weekly, New York City, N.Y.

1982–1983
Richard Curtis, ME/Graphics and Photography, USA Today

1983–1984
Rob Austin, Associate Managing Editor, The Hamilton Spectator, Ontario, Canada

1984–1985
Marty Petty, Managing Editor, The Hartford Courant, Conn.

1985–1986
Phil Nesbitt, Graphics Director, The Record, Bergen, N.J.

1986–1987
Maggie Balough, Assistant Managing Editor, Austin American-Statesman, Texas

1988
Tony Majeri, Art Director, The Chicago Tribune, Ill.

1989
Rob Covey, Art Director, U.S. News & World Report, Washington, D.C.

1990
Nanette Bisher, Assistant Art Director, U.S. News & World Report, Washington, D.C.

1991
Jacqueline A. Combs, Assistant Graphics Editor, The Chicago Tribune, Ill.

1992
C. Randy Stano, Director of Editorial Art & Design, The Miami Hearld, Fla.

1993
Nancy Tobin, President, Tobin Paperworks, Buffalo, N.Y.

1994
George Benge, Executive Editor, The Phoenix, Muskogee, Okla.

1995
Deborah Withey, Design Consultant, Knight-Ridder Newspapers

1996
Jim Jennings, Design Consultant, Lexington, Ky.

1997
Neal Pattison, AME, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Wash.

1998
Lynn Staley, Design Director, Newsweek, New York City, N.Y.

1999
Ed Kohorst, Design Editor, The Dallas Morning News, Texas

2000
Jean Dodd, Senior Artist, Kansas City Star, Mo.

2001
Lucie Lacava, President/Design Consultant, Lucie Lacava Publication Design Inc., Montréal, QC

2002
Svenåke Boström, Quality Assurance Manager, Sundsvalls Tidning, Sundsvall, Sweden

2003
Warren Watson, V.P. for Communications & Extended Learning, American Press Institute, Reston, Va.

2004
Susan Mango Curtis, Assistant Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

2005
William Gaspard, News Design Director, Los Angeles Times

2006
Christine McNeal, Deputy Managing Editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

2007
Scott Goldman, Senior Editor/Visuals, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Ind.

2008
Gayle Grin, ME/Design & Graphics, National Post, Toronto, Canada

2009
Matt Mansfield, Deputy Managing Editor, San Jose Mercury News (Resigned June 2009)

2010
Kristine Viesselman, Managing Editor + Creative Director, San Diego Union-Tribune

2011
Steve Dorsey, Vice President for R+D, Detroit Media Partnership

2012
Jonathon Berlin, Graphics Editor, Chicago Tribune

2013
Rob Schneider, Presentation Director, Dallas Morning News

2014
David Kordalski, AME/Visuals, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland

2015
Lee Steele, Design Editor, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers

2016
Sara Quinn, R.M. Seaton Professional Journalism Chair, Kansas State University