Board of Directors

Mark Brunswick                                                                                                                                                                              

Mark Brunswick spent four decades in journalism, including at the Associated Press, The Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, and The Star Tribune.  He covered criminal justice, labor issues, local and state governments, and veterans and military affairs.  His assignments included reporting from Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq  and Afghanistan.   He is a graduate of Ohio University.

Martin Owings

Martin Owings has a dual background in journalism and computer technology. He has served as a radio reporter for KFAI news, and currently helms the on-line public affairs program “Capitol Conversations.”

Shirlene Perin, J.D.

Shirlene Perin is an attorney with seventeen years of practice in family law, criminal defense, and immigration law in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Sheila Regan
Vice President                                                                                                                                                                             

Sheila Regan is a Minneapolis-based journalist. She’s a regular contributor to the Twin Cities Daily Planet, and also contributes to the UpTake and the City Pages.