|Mr. David R. Lord|
Mr. Lord has served as a director since May 2003. In January 2009, Mr. Lord retired from the position of President of Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., which he had held for 18 years. He served as Vice Chairman until December 2012 when he became a director. Pioneer Newspapers owns eight daily newspapers and nine weekly, semi-weekly and monthly publications in the western United States. Prior to joining Pioneer Newspapers, Mr. Lord practiced law, both in private practice and as a criminal deputy prosecuting attorney. Mr. Lord currently serves as Chairman of the PAGE Cooperative, a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative buying association in the newspaper industry. He is also a past president and chairman of the Inland Press Association.