NMFOG Statement On Death Of Rob Dean

first_imgFOG extends its deepest sympathies to his wife, Toni and two sons, Ryan and Peter Dean. For many years, he was an outstanding FOG member, a trusted advisor and a strong advocate for transparency and accountability. He will be greatly missed. NMFOG News: The board of directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government is deeply saddened by the death of Rob Dean, 65, at his home in Santa Fe Jan. 5. A fierce advocate for transparency, Dean received FOG’s highest honor, the lifetime achievement award, in 2013. FOG Board member Billie Blair, who presented the award to Dean, captured his essence in calling him a “lifelong champion of ‘shining the light’ … a man who never compromised his core values throughout a distinguished journalism career. Rob Dean simply was a champion of open government.”  Rob Deancenter_img Rob was a longtime editor of the Santa Fe Mexican where he mentored a generation of journalists. He retired from the New Mexican in 2013 and at the time of his death was executive director of Searchlight New Mexico, a nonprofit, investigative journalism organization. We are particularly in debt to Dean for navigating FOG through a time of great change. He was president of FOG when our founding executive director, Bob Johnson, suddenly died in 2007. During that transition, Dean made certain FOG continued to field the public’s questions on achieving their right to know and set the organization on a new and steady path. Dean was unwavering in his support and mentoring of reporters who filed IPRA requests at the New Mexican, and always gave editors extra time to fight when local governments tried to shield information. He never accepted excuses that public officials made for secrecy, believing that secrecy only serves the insiders, not the public. As a result, Dean also was not afraid to pursue litigation when compliance was not forthcoming, and at the New Mexican, Dean partnered with FOG on two successful lawsuits against public bodies.last_img read more

Indian football coach Constantine announces 30-man probable for Jordan friendly

first_imgWho will take over the reins of the senior team head coach position of India after Stephen Constantine?Advertisement yghiNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsrWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E7uu( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) k24Would you ever consider trying this?😱5hfqcnCan your students do this? 🌚8Roller skating! Powered by Firework Stephen Constantine announced a 30-member probable squad for India’s forthcoming friendly match against Jordan at the King Abdullah II International Stadium in Amman on November 17. However, the coach had to face a lot of criticism from the fans on social media as he left out a lot of deserving players.Advertisement And as usual, the fans are furious with itIndia should be oozing with confidence after eking out a 0-0 draw against China last month. Jordan, on the other hand, is coming on the back of a 1-2 defeat through the hands of World Cup runners-up Croatia. This will be the first time the senior team of both the sides will cross swords.Ths squad will assemble on the capital on November 11th after which the squad will be trimmed down to a 23 member one. Here is the probable squad:Advertisement GOALKEEPERS: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Vishal Kaith, Arindam Bhattacharjya.DEFENDERS: Pritam Kotal, Nishu Kumar, Sarthak Golui, Sandesh Jhingan, Anas Edathodika, Salam Ranjan Singh, Subhasish Bose, Narayan Das, Jerry Lalrinzuala.Advertisement MIDFIELDERS: Udanta Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Pronay Halder, Rowllin Borges, Anirudh Thapa, Jackichand Singh, Vinit Rai, Germanpreet Singh, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan, Bikash Jairu.FORWARDS: Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Sumeet Passi, Farukh Choudhary, Balwant Singh, Manvir Singh. Advertisementlast_img read more

Memories of Joan

first_imgOBITUARY Joan Frances Carney (Drake) Born: 8 August 1933 Died: 2 July 2010 THE much-loved and respected Joan Carney passed…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img