2023 Board Meeting Schedule

11:00 a.m., Friday, January 13 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, TUESDAY, January 17 - Board Meeting (Monday, January 16 is Martin Luther King Day)
11:00 a.m., Friday, February 17 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, TUESDAY, February 21 - Board Meeting (Monday, February 20 is Presidents' Day)
11:00 a.m., Friday, March 17 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, March 20 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 14 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, April 17 - Board meeting
9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13 - Board Retreat
12 Noon, MONDAY, May 15 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m , Friday, June 16 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, June 19 - Board Meeting

11:00 a.m., Friday, July 14 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, July 17 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m., Friday, August 18 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, August 21 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m., Friday, September 15 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, September 18 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m., Friday, October 13 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, October 16 - Board Meeting
11:00 a.m., Friday, November 17 - Executive Committee
12 Noon, MONDAY, November 20 - Board Meeting


Laura Schnarr
Executive Director

Laura Schnarr started at the St. Louis Press Club in 2007. Prior to working for the Press Club, Schnarr worked for Forever Studios as a video editor. Earlier in her career, she worked for the St. Louis Public Schools as a teacher's assistant and for the St. Louis Public Library as a public technology assistant. Other work includes freelancing for 10 years with experience in website design and maintenance, video production and post-production, and graphic design. She has also worked in early childhood education while raising her 3 young sons. Schnarr received her Bachelor's degree from Webster University with a major in media communications and a minor in video production.

Candy Low
Assistant Director

Candy Low started at the St. Louis Press Club in 2023. She has a background in legal administration, graphic communication, and museum administration. A former Washington Metropolitan Area resident, Candy relocated to St. Louis and continued her education. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a major in fine art and graphic design, as well her Master's degree in History and Museum Studies.


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Kent Martin
President & Secretary
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Joan Lee Berkman
Immediate Past President

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Richard Gavatin
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Margaret S. Gillerman
VP: Publicity
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Jessica Z. Brown
VP: Programming
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Ellen Nisenson Soule
VP: Membership
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Arelene Maminta Browne
VP: Scholarships
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Board Members

Gilbert Bailon
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Peggy Barnhart
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Becky Domyan
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Julie Hail Flory
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Ellen Futterman
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William Greenblatt*
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Miran Halen
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Denny Heinze
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Audrey Krohngold-Prywitch
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Joseph E. Martineau
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Doug Moore
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Angie Minges
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Pam Niehaus
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Charlotte VM Ottley
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Janet Scott
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Barbara Langsam Shuman
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Dale Singer
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Kevin Smith
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Betsy Taylor
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Sarah Thompson
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Kedra Tolson
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Advisory Council

Claire Applewhite
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Robert A. Cohn
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Allison Hawk Collinger
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Suzanne Corbett
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Thomas Eschen
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Carla Freiman (Feuer)
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Denise Hollinshed
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Molly Hyland
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Matt Murphy
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Trish Muyco-Tobin
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Charlotte Petty
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Alvin A. Reid
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Michael J. Right
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Marci Rosenberg
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Gloria S. Ross
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Bill Smith
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Rick Stoff
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Aisha Sultan
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Barbara Washington
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Dick Weiss
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Glynelle Wells
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Patricia Wente
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