About Our People, Products, Services

Board of Directors 2016-2017

President: Sarah Holmes, Gabriola Sounder

Vice-President: Tim Shoults, Glacier Media

Treasurer: Doug Foot, Glacier Media

Director: Peter McCully, Parksville/Qualicum Beach News

Director: Susan Attiana, The Local Weekly

Director: Andrew Franklin, Abbotsford News

Director: Bruce McAuliffe, Black Press BC South

Director: Todd Hamilton, The Northern View

Director: Sarah Strother, Whistler Question and Pique NewsMagazine

Mission Statement

The mission of the B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association is to:

  • Promote the welfare of the community newspaper industry and the interests of the press
  • Promote and cultivate co-operation, understanding, a spirit of fraternal regard and friendly relations among its members
  • Improve standards in the practice of the profession of journalism, and to promote a high standard of conduct and professional ethics in the business of newspaper publishing
  • Promote and foster programs and services to the common good of its members
  • Facilitate the sharing of ideas and experience between members.