Past Board Presidents

Following is a list of individuals who have served as president of the Iowa Newspaper Association, Iowa Newspaper Foundation, INA Services Company, Iowa Press Association or Iowa Daily Press Association Boards of Directors.

Past Presidents of the Iowa Newspaper Association

2016 Ryan Harvey, Mid-America Publishing Corporation(Hampton Chronicle)
2015 Dave Stanley, New Hampton Tribune
2014 Jeff Wagner, Iowa Information Inc. (Sheldon)
2013 Steve Delaney, Burlington Hawk Eye
2012 Mark Rhoades, Enterprise Publishing
2011 Ron Peterson, Sioux City Journal
2010 Mary Ungs-Sogaard, Dyersville Commercial
2009 Amy Duncan, Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune
2008 Dave Storey, Cedar Rapids Gazette
2007 Ken Chaney, Sigourney News Review
2006 Gary Milks, Fort Madison Daily Democrat
2005 H. Alan Smith, Mount Ayr Record-News
2005 Barb Trimble *(Feb.-Mar.), Le Mars Daily Sentinel
2004 Dan DeBettignies, Montezuma Republican
2003 Bill Mertens, Burlington Hawk Eye
2002 Alan Mores, Harlan Newspapers
2001 Jo Martin, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
2000 Tom Yunt, Dubuque Telegraph Herald
1999 Martha Wells, Ottumwa Courier
1998 Arvid Huisman, Creston News Advertiser
1997 Don Magdefrau, Belle Plaine Union
1996 Mike Lyon, Mapleton Press
1995 Carolyn Cole Gage, Villisca Review Stanton Viking
1994 Ed Robinson, Hartley Sentinel
1993 Rick Morain, Jefferson Herald
1992 Dan Feuling, New Hampton Tribune
1991 Darwin Sherman, Washington Evening Journal
1990 Gary Spurgeon, Bloomfield Democrat
1989 Robert Parrott, DeWitt Observer
1988 Gerald Bloom, Logan Herald Observer
1987 Edwin Sidey, Greenfield Adair Co. Free Press
1986 Richard Gross, Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil
1985 M.E. Messersmith, Riceville Recorder
1984 Allyn J. Schafer, Eldora Hardin Co. Index
1983 Gerald G. Moriarity, Mason City Globe-Gazette

Past Presidents of the INA Services Co.

2016 Alan Mores, Harlan Newspapers
2015 Alan Mores, Harlan Newspapers
2014 Don Dauterive, Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman
2013 Don Dauterive, Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman
2012 Bill Casey, Iowa City Daily Iowan
2011 Dave Stanley, New Hampton Tribune
2010 Tom Stangl, Le Mars Daily Sentinel
2009 Kevin Johnson, Des Moines Register
2008 Kevin Johnson, Des Moines Register
2007 Tom Woodward, Woodward Communications, Dubuque
2006 Terry Wilson, Davenport Quad-City Times
2005 Terry Wilson, Davenport Quad-City Times
2004 Tom Cooper, Des Moines Register
2003 Amy Duncan, Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune
2002 David Paxton, Albia Monroe Co. News
2001 David Paxton, Albia Monroe Co. News
2000 David Paxton, Albia Monroe Co. News
1999 Roger Rector, Ida Grove Ida County Courier
1998 Keith Ponder, Oskaloosa Herald
1997 Dick Plum, Algona Upper Des Moines
1996 Dick Plum, Algona Upper Des Moines
1995 Annette Forbes, Ames Iowa State Daily
1994 Jo Martin, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
1993 Jo Martin, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
1992 Mark Hamilton, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
1991 Janette Antisdel, Ames Iowa State Daily
1990 Arvid Huisman, Creston News Advertiser

Past Presidents of the Iowa Newspaper Foundation

2016 John Goossen, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
2015 Dodie Hook, Akron Hometowner
2014 Amy Duncan, Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune
2013 Rich Paulsen, Creston News Advertiser
2012 David Braton, Waterloo Courier
2011 Janine Kock, Westside Observer
2010 Brad Hicks, Hampton Chronicle
2009 Jo Martin, Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
2008 Brian Cooper, Dubuque Telegraph Herald
2007 Gary Spurgeon, Bloomfield Democrat
2006 Mary Rueter, DeWitt Observer
2005 Tom Hawley, Ottumwa Courier
2004 Ann Wilson, Carroll Daily Times Herald
2003 Mark Rhoades, Missouri Valley Times-News
2002 Douglas Melvold, Maquoketa Sentinel-Press
2001 Scott Gonzales, Guthrie Center Times
2000 Frank Morlan, Osceola Sentinel-Tribune
1999 Gary Gerlach, Ames Tribune
1998 Gary Alban, Ogden Reporter
1997 Alan Mores, Harlan Newspapers
1996 Martin Bunge, Marengo Pioneer-Republican
1995 H. Alan Smith, Mount Ayr Record-News
1994 Tom Johnson, Waukon Standard
1993 M.E. Messersmith, Riceville Recorder
1992 Wayne Davis, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
1991 Edwin Sidey, Greenfield Adair Co. Free Press
1990 Richard Gross, Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil
1989 Dave Norris, Marshalltown Times Republican
1988 Verle Burgason, Ames Tribune
1987 Allyn J. Schafer, Eldora Hardin Co. Index
1986 Richard Knowles, Denison Bulletin
1985 Carter Pitts, Le Mars Daily Sentinel 

Past Presidents of the Iowa Daily Press Association

1982 Verle Burgason, Ames Tribune
1981 J.C. Hickman, Iowa City Press-Citizen
1980 Gerald G. Moriarity, Mason City Globe-Gazette
1978 John McCormally, Burlington Hawk Eye
1979 Joe Hladky, Cedar Rapids Gazette
1977 John McCormally, Burlington Hawk Eye
1976 William Woodward, Dubuque Telegraph Herald
1975 Dave Elder, Washington Evening Journal
1974 William Fahy, Muscatine Journal
1973 Richard Gross, Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil
1972 Robert Evans, Clinton Herald
1971 Robert Merryman, Fort Dodge Messenger
1970 Al Efner, Ottumwa Courier
1969 Erwin Sias, Sioux City Journal
1968 Ken Greene, Iowa City Press-Citizen
1967 John Bishop, Burlington Hawk Eye
1966 Dale E. Carrell, Keokuk Daily Gate City
1965 Robert R. O’Brien, Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil
1964 Hollis Nordyke, Ames Tribune
1963 Hollis Nordyke, Ames Tribune
1962 Paul Norris, Marshalltown Times Republican
1961 Paul Norris, Marshalltown Times Republican
1960 John Notman, Clinton Herald
1959 John Notman, Clinton Herald
1958 Howard Wilson, Carroll Daily Times Herald
1957 Howard Wilson, Carroll Daily Times Herald
1956 C.W. Moody, Burlington Hawk Eye
1955 C.W. Moody, Burlington Hawk Eye
1954 Joe F. Hladky, Jr., Cedar Rapids Gazette
1953 Joe F. Hladky, Jr., Cedar Rapids Gazette
1952 Lloyd O. Brewer, Newton Daily News
1951 Lloyd O. Brewer, Newton Daily News
1950 Lew Warren, Oelwein Register
1949 W.E. Sotherland, Sioux City Journal
1948 W.E. Sotherland, Sioux City Journal
1947 W.E. Sotherland, Sioux City Journal
1946 W.T. Hageboeck, Iowa City Press-Citizen
1945 Ralph Shannon, Washington Evening Journal
1944 Ralph Shannon, Washington Evening Journal
1943 A.K. Walling, Oskaloosa Herald
1942 A.K. Walling, Oskaloosa Herald
1941 William S. Rupe, Ames Tribune
1940 Karl Melcher, Marshalltown Times Republican
1939 Karl Melcher, Marshalltown Times Republican
1938 Clare Marshall, Cedar Rapids Gazette
1937 Clare Marshall, Cedar Rapids Gazette
1936 Lee P. Loomis, Mason City Globe-Gazette
1935 John Huston, Ottumwa Courier
1934 Robert R. O’Brien, Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil

Past Presidents of the Iowa Press Association

1982 Carter Pitts, Le Mars Daily Sentinel
1981 Al Pinder, Grinnell Herald-Register
1980 Lew Kimer, Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune
1979 John Baldridge, Chariton Herald-Patriot
1978 C.W. Wilcox, Madrid Register-News
1977 Fred Grawe, Waverly Bremer Co. Independent
1976 Robert Lyon, Schleswig Leader
1975 Paul Norris, Marshalltown Times Republican
1974 John Field, Hamburg Reporter
1973 W.R. Vezina, Hartley Sentinel
1972 Benjamin F. Carter, Jr., Forest City Summit
1971 G.Wiley Beveridge, Williamsburg Journal Tribune
1970 Robert K. Beck, Centerville Daily Iowegian
1969 Dick Westerfield, West Union Fayette Co. Union
1968 Dwight Purcell, Hampton Chronicle
1967 Will F. Lindsey, Leon Journal-Reporter
1966 Neil Maurer, Laurens Sun
1965 E. E. Wessell, New London Journal
1964 James W. Wilson, Carroll Daily Times Herald
1963 John E. Feuling, New Hampton Economist/Tribune
1962 M.B. Crabbe, Eagle Grove Eagle
1961 Leslie Hull, Waukon Standard
1960 Gordon Aasgaard, Lake Mills Graphic
1959 W.D. Archie, Shenandoah Valley News Today
1958 J.C. Moore, Winterset Madisonian
1957 S.E. Tennant, Colfax Jasper Co. Tribune
1956 Lloyd McCutcheon, Sibley Osceola Co. Gazette-Tribune
1955 Duane E. Dewel, Algona Upper Des Moines
1954 John Burrows, Sr., Belle Plaine Union
1953 Ralph Shannon, Washington Evening Journal
1952 Carl E. Sexauer, Ogden Reporter
1951 Paul C. Smith, Rock Rapids Lyon Co. Reporter
1950 Lester Benz, Osage Mitchell Co. Press-News
1949 L.B. Watt, Grinnell Herald-Register
1948 Harold V. Ellis, Marengo Pioneer-Republican
1947 Les Moeller, Iowa City Daily Iowan
1946 Charles Hacke, Sac City Sun
1945 G.E. Whitehead, Perry Chief
1944 Kenneth Crabbe, Albia Union-Republican
1943 James McCutcheon, Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun
1942 Fred W. Hill, Hamburg Reporter
1941 Ward Barnes, Eagle Grove Eagle
1940 Leon S. Barnes, Northwood Anchor
1939 Charles Rogers, Mount Pleasant News
1938 Fred Wolf, Primghar O’Brien Co. Bell
1937 Charles A. Doxsee, Monticello Express
1936 E.L.C. White, Spencer Daily Reporter
1935 Ralph Overholser, Red Oak Express
1934 Victor Lovejoy, Jefferson Herald
1933 Jesse M. Beck, Centerville Daily Iowegian
1932 Don L. Berry, Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune
1931 J.G. Lucas, Madrid Register-News
1930 W.G. Ray, Grinnell Herald-Register
1929 Thomas W. Purcell, Hampton Chronicle
1928 E.P. Harrison, Oakland Herald
1927 C.H.J. Mitchell
1926 Paul S. Junkins, Fairfield Daily Ledger
1925 W.C. Jarnagin, Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
1924 John W. Carey, Sioux City Journal
1923 K.F. Baldridge, Bloomfield Democrat
1922 George C. Tucker, Webster City Daily Freeman-Journal
1921 Ed M. Smith, Winterset Madisonian
1920 James C. Gillespie, Le Mars Daily Sentinel
1919 John Feuling, New Hampton Tribune
1918 William C. Wortman, Malvern Leader
1917 Stephen Goldthwaite, Boone News-Republican