At its annual business meeting on August 30, the MAB Board of Directors elected new officers. Debbie Kenyon, Senior VP/Market Manager of CBS Radio Detroit was appointed Chairman. Peter Tanz of Midwest Communications was appointed Vice-Chairman/Chairman Elect. Gary Baxter of WSYM-TV (Lansing) was named Treasurer; and Zoe Burdine-Fly of Townsquare Media (Flint-Lansing) was appointed At-Large Director.
Former Chairman Ed Fernandez, Divisional General Manager, E.W. Scripps Company (Detroit) is now Immediate Past Chairman.
In addition, the Board appointed five new Directors to the MAB Board. Al Blinke, Vice-President and General Manager of WNEM-TV (Saginaw) returns to the MAB Board. Also appointed Kevin Dunaway, Vice-President/General Manager of Heritage Broadcasting (Cadillac); Shannone Dunlap, General Manager of Alpha Media USA (Saginaw) and Scott Shigley, General Manager of Liggett Communications (Port Huron).