IRE members elected seven new directors to the IRE board on Saturday evening at the organization's annual conference in Boston.
The newly elected members are: Manny Garcia of El Nuevo Herald, Sarah Cohen of Duke University, Mc Nelly Torres of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, Rob Cribb of The Toronto Star, Stuart Watson of WCNC-Charlotte, Ellen Gabler of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Andrew Donohue of VoiceofSanDiego.org.
Executive committee members were chosen by the board after the meeting. They are: David Cay Johnston, president; Andrew Donohue, vice president; Sarah Cohen, secretary; Lea Thompson, treasurer; and Mc Nelly Torres, at-large. Manny Garcia, the outgoing board president, will serve as chairman.
IRE members also selected three members to the Contest Committee. They are: Ziva Branstetter of Tulsa World, Stephanie Czekalinski of 100Reporters and John Russell of The Indianapolis Star.