At the MAB Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 22, members cast their votes in an election.
Chairman of the Board of Directors: Peter Tanz, SVP for Midwest Communications.
Vice Chair: Gary Baxter, VP/GM at E.W. Scripps’ FOX affiliate WYSM-TV (Channel 47, Lansing).
Immediate Past Chair: Debbie Kenyon, CBS Radio, Detroit.
Secretary/Treasurer: Zoe Burdine-Fly, RVP, Townsquare Media, Lansing/Flint.
At-Large Director: Stephen Marks, President/CEO, Thunder Bay Broadcasting Corp., Alpena.
New MAB Hall of Fame members:
CBS Radio’s Country WYCD/Detroit host Linda Lee (posthumously). Lee received the Hall of Fame Legacy Award.
Michigan State University’s WKAR/Lansing “Radio Reader” Dick Estell.
Retired WXYZ-TV/Detroit news anchor Erik Smith.
Handyman Productions VP/GM Rob David.
2017 Lifetime Achievement Award: Marla Drutz, VP/GM Graham Media’s Group NBC affiliate/WDIV-TV (Channel 4, Detroit).