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Two new members among eight elected to ACES board

March 30, 2016 By ACES Staff ACES News

The American Copy Editors Society is welcoming two new members to its Executive Committee, the elected body that manages the society.

Alysha Love and Laura M. Browning both were elected to the board for the first time. Voting was conducted by online ballot from Feb. 15-29, with all full, corporate and student members as of Feb. 1, 2016, eligible to vote.

Eight people ran for six open seats on the Executive Committee. Merrill Perlman, who has held a position on the Executive Committee as president of the ACES Education Fund, ran for a regular board seat and was one of the top six vote-getters

Incumbent board members Mark Allen, Gerri Berendzen and Susan Burzynski Bullard were re-elected to the Executive Committee.

Love is the deputy multi-platform editor for the CNN Politics digital production team and edits on the fly for social media posts sent to hundreds of thousands of users.

Browning is the managing editor for The A.V. Club, where she manages the copy desk, the editorial calendar and nearly 200 freelancers.

Incumbent president Teresa Schmedding and vice president David Sullivan also won re-election unopposed.

Henry Fuhrmann is set to join the board as the new Ed Fund president and representative, pending a vote of approve by the ACES Executive Committee, which meets Saturday, April 2.

The new posts begin at the end of ACES 20th national conference on Saturday and run through the end of the 2018 conference.

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