Matt Sandberg - Chair

After overseeing Colorado Mountain News Media's operations in Summit and Grand counties, Sandberg was recently hired as director of marketing & innovation for Swift Communications. Sandberg’s tenure with Swift Communications, the parent company of Colorado Mountain News Media, began in June 2003 when he joined the Summit Daily as advertising account manager. Since that time he has had roles as advertising sales manager and advertising director of the Summit Daily, director of sales for the Summit Daily and Vail Daily and then publisher.

Rebekah Hudson - Vice Chair

Hudson joined The Denver Post as director of digital sales in July 2016. She is responsible for the leadership of all digital advertising sales efforts. Prior to that she was the director of programmatic TV at Cox Cable, helping shape the programmatic TV strategy, and prior to that she spent 5 years at Cox Media Group managing the digital sales strategy at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Lisa Schlichtman - Treasurer/Secretary

Schlichtman was named editor of the Steamboat Pilot & Today in July 2013. During Lisa's 25-year newspaper career, she has served in many capacities including: newspaper reporter, editor, and owner and publisher of newspapers and magazines in Southwest Missouri.

Wanda Artus-Cooper - Director

Artus-Cooper joined The Gazette in Colorado Springs as vice president of advertising in March of 2016 where she is responsible for the leadership of all advertising programs servicing local to national clients. Prior to that she was the corporate senior vice president of advertising for Freedom Communications. In her role, Artus-Cooper oversaw The Orange County Register, The Press Enterprise and 28 community newspapers.

Jerry Healey - Director

Healey is the owner and publisher of Colorado Community Media, which includes 18 different community newspapers and is read by more than 300,000 people. Last year, the company launched integrated marketing solutions that includes many digital advertising products as well as print. Healey has been involved in publishing on and off since graduating from Northeastern University with a degree in marketing.

Matt Lubich - Director

Lubich is the executive editor and co-owner of The Johnstown Breeze and general manager of The UNC Mirror. He has co-owned The Breeze with his wife, Lesli Bangert, since 1997. The 100-plus-year-old weekly newspaper has covered the communities of Johnstown and Milliken (Colo.) and surrounding Weld and Larimer counties since 1904.

Jim Morgan - Director

Morgan is general manager of Colorado Mountain News Media overseeing Swift Communications’ resort market operations in Colorado, Nevada and California. He works from offices in Gypsum, CO. A graduate of James Madison University in Virginia, Morgan also did post graduate work at the University of Wales’ Centre for Journalism Studies. During his four-decade career he has been a reporter, editor, publisher and group manager and corporate officer.