Investigative Post has added four members to its board of directors and re-elected its lineup of officers.
New board members include Paul Vukelic, president and CEO of Try-It Distributing; Leah Hamilton, associate publisher of The Challenger Community News; Chris O’Brien, an attorney and law school professor; and Alison Keane, whose history of serving in a fundraising capacity on nonprofit boards includes the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies.
“Our new directors bring a variety of talents, connections and life experiences that enrich our organization,” said Jim Heaney, Investigative Post’s founder, editor and executive director.
Vukelic, Hamilton, O’Brien and Keane join six incumbents on Investigative Post’s board of directors. They include Dr. Michael Merrill (president), Pastor George Nicholas (vice president), Susanne Francis (treasurer), Sarah Cohen (secretary), and at-large members Sam Savarino and Tom Toles.
Full bios of board members can be found here.
Investigative Post is a 501 c-3 nonprofit founded in 2012. Its mission is to produce fact-based, non-partisan stories on issues of importance to the citizens and taxpayers of Buffalo and Western New York. We are the only news outlet in WNY dedicated to producing watchdog journalism. Its primary media partner is WGRZ, Channel 2 News.