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MDPPA Leadership
The Board welcomes you to reach out to the Board of Directors and Committee Chairs at any time with your questions or comments. The Board 
meets the second Wednesday of each month, except December, online.  Our 2024 Board was elected by Membership on November 15th, and is shown below the Current Board. Congratulations to all elected officers! Thank you to everyone serving MDPPA as volunteers, your service is appreciated!

Your Current Board of Directors 2024 (January 31, 2024 to January 30, 2025)

2024 Executive Board:

Anne Looney, Chairman 

Christina MarcinekPresident

Danny Douglas, 1st Vice President

Erica Beck, 2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

James Corbett, Treasurer 

Amy Masi, Secretary


2024 Board Members at Large:

Laura Ames, Social Event Chairman

Hugh Moore, Communications Chairman

Ted Mueller, Ethics Chairman

Carrie Nelson

Stephanie Sabourin, Sponsorship Chairman


Additional Committee Chairs (Non-Board Members):

Jill Bochicchio, New Awards Chairman

Phil Fabrizio, Maryland Loan Collection Chairman

Julie Kim, Judge Procurer

Christina Martin, Merits and Degrees Chairman

Lidia Miller, Co-Image Competition Chairman

Daria Uhlig, Hospitality Chairman

Ellen Zangla, Co-Image Competition Chairman


Elected National PPA Council Representatives to Maryland, 2021-2024 term:
Steve Clark, Anne Looney, George Singleton

Past Leadership

We are so appreciative of our past leadership, who maintained a solid foundation and guided our association through times of adaptation, contributing to our future success!  At our 2018 Annual Banquet, we pinned 7 of our Past Presidents who at the time were members of MDPPA!


From Left to Right: 

Lidia Miller, Jill Bochicchio, Bob McGee, George Singleton, Gary Lloyd, Mike Busada, Melanie Anderson

Past-President Members in 2018 not present: Ed Buxton, Joe Campanellie, and Les Henig  


Past 2023 Board of Directors

2023 Executive Board:

Anne Looney, Chairman and Election Chairman

Christina MarcinekPresident

Tommy Alexander, 1st Vice President and Convention Chairman

Marci Ryan, 2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

James Corbett, Treasurer and Instagram Campaign Chairman

Amy Masi, Secretary

2023 Board Members at Large:

Laura Ames, Social Event Chairman

Erica Beck

Paul Biederman

Carol Davis

Stephanie Sabourin


Past 2022 Board of Directors

2022 Executive Board:

Danny Douglas, Chairman

Bruce Press, President until December 31, 2022, and Chris Marcinek January 1-January 30 2023

Chris Marcinek, 1st Vice President and Convention Chairman

Marci Ryan, 2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

James Corbett, Treasurer and Instagram Campaign Chairman

Anand Jayaraman (AJ), Secretary

2022 Board Members at Large:

Tommy Alexander

Jay Cathell

Carol Davis

Marci Ryan

Stephanie Sabourin

Past 2021 Board of Directors

2021 Executive Board:

Anne Looney, Chairman

Danny Douglas, President

Jim Remington, 1st Vice President and Convention Chairman

Bruce Press2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

Chris Marcinek, Secretary, Hospitality Chairman

Steve Clark, Treasurer and Historian 

2021 Board Members at Large:

Tommy Alexander

Jay Cathell, Print Committee Liaison to the Board

James Corbett, Instagram Committee Liaison to the Board

AJ Jayaraman, PPA CPP Liaison to the Board

Tammy Thompson, Social Event Chairman (retired from Board, July 2021)


Past 2020 Board of Directors


Executive Board:

Anne Looney, Chairman

Danny Douglas, President

Jim Remington, 1st Vice President and Convention Chairman

Bruce Press, 2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

Christina Marcinek, Secretary

Steve Clark, Treasurer and Historian

Board Members at Large:

Tommy Alexander 

Tracy Dietrich

Christina Martin

Sean Simmons

Tammy Thompson, Social Events Chairman

Additional Committee Chairs (Non-Board Member):

Jill Bochicchio, New Awards Chairman

Mike Busada, Ethics Chairman

Phil Fabrizio, Maryland Loan Collection Chairman

Julie Kim, Judge Procurer and Co-Print Chairman

Lidia Miller, Co-Print Chairman

Pam Long, Elections Chairman

Christina Martin, Merits and Degrees Chairman and Co-Print Chairman

Chris Paulis, PPA CPP Liaison

Michael Wine, 8x10 Casual Print Competition Chairman

Ellen Zangla, Co-Print Chairman


Past 2019 Board of Directors


Executive Board:

Melanie Anderson, Chairman

Anne Looney, President

Danny Douglas, 1st Vice President and Convention Chairman

Bruce Press, 2nd Vice President and Membership Chairman

Jim Remington, Secretary and Communications Chairman

Steve Clark, Treasurer and Historian

Board Members at Large:

Aaron Beale

Carol Davis, Maryland Loan Collection Chairman

Christina Marcinek

Christina Martin, Co-Print Chairman, Merits and Degrees Chairman

Tammy Thompson, Social Events Chairman

Additional Committee Chairs (Non-Board Member):

Mike Busada, Ethics Chairman

Phil Fabrizio, Maryland Loan Collection Chairman

Julie Kim, Co-Print Chairman, Judge Procurer

Pam Long, Elections Chairman, Raffle Chairman

Lidia Miller, Hospitality Chairman

Chris Paulis, PPA CPP Liaison

Michael Wine, 8x10 Casual Print Competition Chairman

Past 2018 Board of Directors


Executive Board:

Melanie Anderson, Chairman

Anne Looney, President

Danny Douglas, 1st Vice President/Convention Chairman

Bruce Press, 2nd Vice President/Membership Chairman

Chris Paulis, Secretary, PPA CPP Liaison

Steve Clark, Treasurer and Historian

Board Members at Large:

Aaron Beale

Christina Martin, Co-Print Chairman, Merits and Degrees Chairman

Jim Remington, Communications Chairman

Tammy Thompson, Social Events Chairman

Additional (Non-Board Member) Committee Chairs:

Julie Kim, Co-Print Chairman, Judge Procurer

Carol Davis, Maryland Loan Collection Chairman

Pam Long, Elections Chairman, Raffle Chairman

Lidia Miller, Hospitality Chairman

Mike Busada, Ethics Chairman

2017 Board of Directors


Executive Board:

Lidia Miller, Chairman

Melanie Anderson, President

Pam Long, 1st Vice President/Convention Chairman

Danny Douglas, 2nd Vice President/Membership Chairman

Chris Paulis, Secretary, PPA CPP Liaison

Anne Looney, Treasurer

Board Members at Large:

Julie Kim, Co-Print Chairman, Judge Procurer

Christina Martin, Co-Print Chairman, Merits and Degrees Chairman

Bruce Press, Communications Chair

Jamie Turner

Jason Turner

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