Following up on my last blog post regarding the resignation of SPJ Region 8 Director Scott Cooper: is anyone interested in filling the now-vacant position?
SPJ President John Ensslin recently wrote to members and said that while the investigation into the unauthorized transactions from the Oklahoma Pro chapter's account continues, candidates are being sought to fill the regional director post "on an interim basis until September's election."
At that point, during the national Excellence in Journalism conference, members will be able to elect someone for the full two-year term, Ensslin's letter states. The regional director oversees 11 student and 4 professional chapters in Texas and Oklahoma, and represents those chapters on the national board.
Interested? Please contact Hagit Limor at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 9. SPJ's board of directors will select an interim Region 8 director at a meeting on June 16.