You are on page 1of 1

NAHJ Special Board Meeting - July, 25, 2017

Conducted via teleconference. Minutes recorded by Financial Officer
Michelle Rindels in the absence of Secretary Nancy Flores. Meeting
called to order at 4:14 p.m. Pacific time. A quorum is present.
Board Members Present:
- President Brandon Benavides 

- Vice President Rolando Arrietta 

- Vice President Joe Ruiz 

- Vice President Ed O’Keefe 

- Financial Officer Michelle Rindels 

- Region 1 Director Rafael Mejia 

- Region 8 Director Brian De Los Santos 


Guest Present: New York Times reporter Frances Robles
Rindels motioned to approve signing onto an amicus brief, tailored
specifically to minority journalists, regarding Robles’ court battle.
Prosecutors want her notes and her testimony on a case she
reported on.
Rindels motioned to approve the amicus brief. De Los Santos seconds
the motion. 


- Motion approved unanimously. 

Meeting adjourned at 4:26 p.m. Pacific time.