Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director
American Society of Media Photographers
Phone: 215 451 2767
Philadelphia, PA…. The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Richard Kelly, a Pittsburgh-based corporate and editorial photographer and owner of Richard Kelly Photography, has been chosen as President for the 2009-10 year. Serving as First Vice-President is Todd Joyce of Joyce Photography in Cincinnati; as Second Vice-President, Richard Anderson of Baltimore’s Richard Anderson Photography; as Treasurer, Jim Cavanaugh of James Cavanaugh Photography in Buffalo; and as Secretary, Shawn Henry of Boston-based Shawn G. Henry Photographer.
In addition, new Board directors for the 2009-10 year include Gail Mooney, Kelly/Mooney Photography in Brookside, N.J.; Kate Baldwin of Seattle-based Kate Baldwin Photography; and Chris Hollo of Nashville’s Hollo Photographics. ASMP is the premier trade association for photographers who create images primarily for publication, and the association is a leader in providing professional photographers with business education and protecting their rights.
According to Richard Kelly, “We are pleased that our new officers and directors reflect the high caliber of the association and its members. Their contribution, spirit of giving, and volunteerism allow ASMP to continue as an effective and vital advocate for members’ interests in a changing professional environment.”
Founded in 1944, ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers’ rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP has 39 chapters across the country and its members include many of the world’s foremost photographers.