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History Briefs

INBA Female Leadership

First Female Board Member – Madelyn Mervin, WJOL, Joliet, elected October, 1960

First Female Officer – Zona B. Davis, WCRA, Effingham, Recorder, October, 1969

First Female President – Ann Anderson, WCIA-TV, Champaign, elected October, 1977

Subsequent Female Presidents (years served) –

Char Daley (1986)          Molly Hall (1989)         Gay Martin (1995-96)        Michelle Eccles (2006-07)    Melissa Hahn (2010-2011 – partial second year)

Jennifer Fuller (2011-2013)   Susan Stephens (2014-

INBA Dues Levels

Spring, 1955     $5                 Fall,  1971      $10              Spring, 1974          $15
Fall, 1984          $20               Fall, 1990       $25              Fall, 2001               $35

INBA Newsletter Names

1955       Bulletin              1975     NEWSletter           1983       Update   
1985      Newsletter         1990     Tune In                   1999       tuneIN

INBA Scholarship Levels (# of scholarships in parentheses)

1963 - $200 (1)                                             1973 - $500 (1)                                

1975 - $750 (2)                                             1976 - $750 (2, add 1 $500 internship)   

1980 - $750 (3 plus 1 $500 internship)    1982 - $750 (4 plus 1 $500 internship)   

1985 - $700 (4, no internship)                   2007 - $850 (4)                                

2008 - $1100 (4)                                           2009 - $1300 (4)         

2010 - $1000 (4)                                           2011 - $1225 (4)                              

2012 - $1250 (4)                                           2013 - $1200 (4)  

2014 - $1,100 (5)                                          2015 - $1,500 (5)

(2014 & 2015 includes Bob Murray scholarships, funded by family/friends)

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