Convention Officials

  • Diana Mitsu Klos, Executive Director, National Scholastic Press Association
    NSPA is responsible for the convention’s sponsorships, exhibit space, advertising, registration and marketing. You can contact NSPA at
  • Kelly Furnas, CJE, Executive Director, Journalism Education Association
    JEA is responsible for the convention’s educational program, including speaker logistics, audio-visual needs and meeting space arrangements. You can contact Kelly at
  • Adriana Chavira, Local Team Chair, Los Angeles convention
    The local team is responsible for recruiting local professionals as speakers, managing student volunteers, arranging media tours and helping to infuse a local feel into the convention. If you are a local scholastic journalism educator who wishes to assist the local team, contact Adriana at