Board members

John Bacon

  • Member since 2015
  • Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Speaker, College Teacher & Hockey Coach
  • M.A. in Education U-M, 1994, A.B., U-M. 1986

Alan Broad

  • Member since 2014
  • Principal, The Grosse Pointe Law Firm, P.C.
  • Assistant Michigan Attorney General, 1974 - 1985
  • A.B., U-M. 1970, J.D., Detroit College of Law, 1974

Neil Chase - Chair of the Board

  • Member since 2013
  • Executive Editor - Bay Area News Group
  • Previously worked for The New York Times, CBS, San Francisco Enquirer, The Washington Post, The Michigan Daily
  • B.A., Political Science and History, U-M, 1986 

Jennifer Conlin

  • Member since 2016
  • Deputy Content Editor, Alumni Assoc., University of Michigan
  • New York Times Contributor, Freelance Writer, Michiganensian Alum
  • M.A. Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1984
  • B.A. Literature, Science and Arts, U-M, 1983

Stuart Emmrich

  • New York Times Style section Editor for seven years, and Travel section Editor prior to that
  • Former senior editor at Time Europe
  • Dow Jones/Hearst (1992 - 2000), SmartMoney (1992-1999), and Adweek (1989-1989).
  • B.S. Journalistm, University of Florida

Cindy Goodaker

  • Member since 2012
  • V.P of Signature Programs & Communications, Inforum Michigan
  • Former Executive Editor, Crains Detroit Business
  • BA, Journalism, Purdue University, 1978

Stephen Henderson

  • Member since 2008
  • The Michigan Daily Opinion Editor 1992
  • Editorial Page Editor, Detroit Free Press
  • A.B., U-M, 1992

Terrence McDonald

  • Member since 2016
  • Director of Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan since 2013
  • Former U-M Dean of L.S.A., Former Professor of The Department of History
  • Stanford University, Ph.D., B.A. Marquette University
  • B.A. Marquette University

Pete Mooney

  • Member: 1990-1992, 2014 - present
  • Lawyer, Simen, Figura & Parker, PLC: Partner
  • Michigan Daily 1985-1987
  • A.B. U-M 1989, J.D. U-M 1992

Kevin Tottis

  • Member since 2015
  • Lawyer, TottisLaw
  • Michigan Daily Editorial Page Editor 1981
  • A.B. U-M 1983, J.D. U-M 1986