April 8, 2011
Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Phone: 215 451 2767
Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that James Cavanaugh, a Buffalo-based architectural and aerial photographer and owner of James Cavanaugh Photography, has been elected as President for 2011-12. Serving as First Vice-President is Gail Mooney of Kelly/Mooney Productions in Brookside, NJ; as Second Vice-President, Shawn Henry of San Diego-based Shawn G. Henry Photographer; as Treasurer, Richard Kelly, owner of Richard Kelly Photography in Pittsburgh; and as Secretary, Blake Discher, Detroit-based owner of Firefly Studios. In addition, new Board directors for the upcoming year include Jenna Close, San-Diego based owner at P2 Photography; Mark Green of MGP2 in Houston, and Barry Schwartz of Barry Schwartz Photography in Los Angeles.
According to James Cavanaugh, “I am looking forward to busy and exciting year ahead as ASMP continues to move forward on a number of important initiatives which profoundly impact the photography profession. We could not accomplish all that we do without the enthusiasm and support provided by the volunteer leaders on our Board.”
ASMP is the premier trade association for photographers, providing members with all the tools, information and support needed to run successful photography businesses. Over 7,000 strong with chapters throughout the country, ASMP leads the way on issues critical to the rights of imaging professionals. ASMP members are connected to the world’s foremost visual artists and recognized as part of a community of innovative, forward-thinking professionals.