PCLI Board Elects New President, Vice President – Press Club of Long Island
PCLI Board Elects New President, Vice President
The Press Club of Long Island Board elected a new president and vice president in June.
With one-year terms, Brendan J. O’Reilly is the new president, and J.D. Allen is the new vice president.
O’Reilly is the features editor of The Express News Group on the South Fork. He joined the PCLI board in 2018 and became vice president in 2020.
Allen is the assistant news director at WSHU public radio and an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism. He has been a member of the board since 2020.
Additionally, Jeff Bessen was reelected treasurer and Diana De Rosa was reelected secretary. Scott Brinton, who served three years as president, remains on the board and now serves as immediate past president. Rounding out the nine-member board are Bill Bleyer, Diana De Rosa, Cecilia Dowd, David North and Chris Vaccaro.