Meet the LION Publishers Board of Directors

LION Board

LION Board of Directors

Jay Allred, Board Chair (Richland Source)
Tracie Powell, Vice Chair (The Pivot Fund)
Rosemary Hoban, Secretary (North Carolina Health News)
Kelly Gilfillan, Immediate Past Chair (Brentwood Home Page)

Jamaal Glenn (Schmidt Futures)
Alvaro Gurdian (La Noticia)
Cierra Hinton (Scalawag Magazine)
Jiquanda Johnson (Flint Beat)
Charlotte-Anne Lucas (NowCastSA)
Rebekah Monson (Letterhead)
Gunita Singh (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press)
Dylan Smith (Tucson Sentinel)


Executive: Jay Allred, Chair; Tracie Powell; Kelly Gilfillan; Rose Hoban; Cierra Hinton; Dylan Smith

Board Development: Tracie Powell, Chair; Jay Allred; Suzanne McBride (Columbia College of Chicago); Bobby Caina Calvan (The Associated Press); Martin Pratt (Philly Your Black News)

Strategic Planning: Kelly Gilfillan, Co-Chair; Cierra Hinton, Co-Chair; Jay Allred; Rose Hoban; Lance Knobel (Cityside); Rodney Gibbs (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution); Chris Krewson (LION Publishers); Anika Anand (LION Publishers)

Finance: Jay Allred; Kelly Gilfillan; Rose Hoban; Krystal Knapp (Planet Princeton); Steve Beatty (Newspack); Jamaal Glen; Tyree Worthy (Uptown Messenger)

Governance: Dylan Smith, Chair; Jimmy Boegle (Palm Springs Independent); Ryan Belmore (What’s Up Newp); Brandy Tuzon Boyd (The Natomas Buzz); Kate Maxwell (The Mendocino Voice)