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American Ad Fed elects officers, board members

Frank Stegmaier of Flint Communications has been elected president of The American Advertising Federation of North Dakota (AAF of ND).

The full slate of board officers for the AAF of ND's 2009-10 year includes: Autumn Graber, first vice president, Media Productions; Brad Clemenson, second vice president, NDSU; Tracy Konickson, treasurer, WDAY-TV; Melissa Hintermeister, secretary, MSUM; and Brian Meckler, ex-officio, Absolute Marketing Group.

Five new directors elected to the organization's board are: Anne Westra,; Scott Thuen, Thuen Design; Kevin Tobosa, Tobosa Creative Group; Angie Ryan, WennsSoft, and Aliceyn Magelky, Advertising Marketing. Directors serving their second terms are: Lori Maasjo, MeritCare, and Jody Mattern, MSUM.

AAF of ND, one of 210 local American Advertising Federation affiliates, is a nonprofit, professional trade association serving the local advertising, marketing and communications community including agencies and marketing service firms, advertisers, media, suppliers, and students. For over 50 years AAF of ND has strived to enhance advertising, marketing and communications by supporting and recognizing its diverse membership and their contributions to the Red River Valley's vitality, economy and culture. The organization is open to anyone in a communication-related field. For more information, visit