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July 1, 2013

American Advertising Federation Tucson Names New Officers for 2013/2014

American Advertising Federation Tucson has elected its President, Vice Presidents and Board of Directors for 2013-2014.

The new OFFICERS include PRESIDENT John Bord, manager, insights and innovation at Tucson Electric Power; 1ST VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY/TREASURER Kerry Stratford, principal at The Caliber Group; 2nd VICE PRESIDENT Danny Vinik, president and creative director of Brink Media and 3rdVICE PRESIDENT Patti Gardiner, faculty at Pima Community College. The IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT is Dana Horner, general sales manager of Arizona Public Media. The EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / ADMINISTRATOR is Pearl Ford-Fyffe.

The BOARD OF DIRECTORS include Ryan Clune, director of sales Clear Channel Media + Entertainment; Miguel Cruz, marketing director at El Rio Community Health Center;Darrell Durham, market development director at Arizona Daily Star; Gabriela Fleming, online marketing specialist atMadden Media; Steven Meckler, president of Steven Meckler PhotographerDavid Olsen, Publisher of Zocalo Magazine;Susan Roe, owner/graphic designer of Smart Pop Creative;Richard Rose, president of Film Creations, Ltd; Roman Sandoval, owner of Sandoval Creative; Andy Schwabe, manager of marketing & creative services at Journal Broadcast Group.

Also participating on the AAF Tucson Board of Directors is AD2 TUCSON PRESIDENT, Sarah Hupp, digital media specialist at Madden Media.

American Advertising Federation Tucson and Ad2 Tucson are comprised of over 300 local advertising and media professionals. Both clubs work to enhance the professional development of club members, while increasing recognition for the advertising industry and giving back to the local community.  They are local affiliates of the American Advertising Federation, a national organization that represents the advertising industry in its entirety.  For information on upcoming events or becoming a member, visit