Susan Patterson Plank
Susan joined the INA/CNA staff in 2012 and became executive director in 2016. She oversees all operations of the Iowa Newspaper Association and its two related entities, the Iowa Newspaper Foundation and Customized Newspaper Advertising. Susan is responsible for financial oversight of the three corporations and works closely with staff to implement the INA Annual Convention and dozens of training seminars throughout the year. She also works closely with the Sales and Marketing Director in oversight of CNA and provides a strong voice on behalf of newspapers when dealing with legislative issues.