Board of Directors

The Student Press Law Center’s board of directors is charged with the responsibility of making decisions on the overall strategic direction and priorities of SPLC. The board sets policy, plans for the future, and monitors finances, development and funding.

Read the board’s bylaws.

The board consists of 15 volunteers from across the fields of journalism, education, law, philanthropy and nonprofit management. It meets four times per year. Board members serve for three-year terms. Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of The Forward in New York City, is the board’s chairperson. Nabiha Syed is the Vice-Chair, Matt Pakula is the Treasurer. Other members of the executive committee are Jane McDonnell, chair of the Development Committee, and Logan Aimone, chair of the Program Committee.  The SPLC’s executive director, Hadar Harris, is an ex-officio member of the board.

Board Members

Elizabeth Banker

Beatriz Costa-Lima

Matthew Pakula