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 up to 15 volunteers from across the fields of journalism, education, law, philanthropy and nonprofit management. It meets three times per year. Board members serve for three-year terms. Jane Eisner is the board’s chairwoman. Samantha Barry is Vice Chair and Matt Pakula is Treasurer. Other members of the executive committee are Jane McDonnell, chair of the Development Committee, and Logan Aimone, chair of the Program Committee. SPLC executive director Hadar Harris is an ex-officio member of the board.

Board Members

Elizabeth Banker

Kelly Furnas

Matthew Pakula