NPF: Jenny Ash-Maher

Jenny Ash-Maher

Director of Operations

Jenny Ash-Maher joined the National Press Foundation in January 2013, and in July 2015 took on the role of Director of Operations. She manages the foundation’s finances, including assets of $4.9 million and a $1.8 million annual operational budget. She oversees human resources, ensures the success of NPF’s Annual Awards Dinner and assists with development. Previously, she served as Program Manager for the foundation.

Prior to joining NPF, Ash-Maher was convention manager for the Travel Industry Association’s annual international trade show, bringing journalists and tour operators from throughout the world to the United States. She has been a small business owner and a licensed Massage Therapist.

She holds a degree in Economics from Union College in Schenectady, NY.

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NPF Staff

NPF: Sonni Efron

Sonni Efron

President and COO

NPF: Chris Adams

Chris Adams

Director of Training and Content

NPF: Jenny Ash-Maher

Jenny Ash-Maher

Director of Operations

NPF: Alyssa Black

Alyssa Black

Program Manager

NPF: Tyler Mertins

Tyler Mertins

Digital Media Manager

NPF: Chikezie Omeje

Chikezie Omeje

Digital Curriculum and Research Fellow