[Press Release] PPA Announces Change to Board of Directors – PPA (07/01/09)

July 2nd, 2009


[Press Release] PPA Announces Change to Board of Directors – PPA (07/01/09)

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Distribution Contact: Shannon Flaherty [email protected] (202) 347-6762 PPA Announces Change to Board of Directors Nominating Committee Will Transition Four New Members WASHINGTON, DC (July 1, 2009) –The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide today announced the transition of four existing members of the Board of Directors and the establishment of a nominating committee to identify potential replacements. “The Poker Players Alliance is grateful for the longstanding service provided by these board members,” said former Senator Al D’Amato, Chairman of the Poker Players Alliance. “Each one has provided first class leadership during an unprecedented period of growth, both in membership numbers and in promoting the popularity of the game we love. We can’t thank them enough for their service and look forward to continuing our relationships with them in other ways as we prepare for the battles ahead.” Four of the current members will transition from the board to honorary memberships, including Allyn Jaffrey Shulman, Mary Magazine, Greg Dinkin, and Jan Fisher. The nominating committee will consist of current board members and PPA state directors who will identify and vet potential candidates to lead the PPA into the next phase of the campaign to promote and protect poker. These candidates will be approved by a vote of the PPA’s dues-paying membership. For more information please visit www.theppa.org. About The Poker Players Alliance The Poker Players Alliance (www.theppa.org) is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of over 1,000,000 online and offline poker players and enthusiasts from around the United States who have joined together to speak with one voice to promote the game and to protect poker players’ rights. ###

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