Board Members

Michael Serrill, President

Michael Serrill has been an OPC member for 19 years. He has served several times as a member of the board, as second and third Vice President and as Secretary. He ran the awards judging panels for several years. Serrill is Assistant Managing Editor at Bloomberg Markets magazine.

Michael Serrill
Tim Ferguson, First Vice President

Tim Ferguson is Editor of Forbes Asia, the English-language pub–lication of Forbes magazine in the Asia/Pacific region. He also oversees the Asian online content and is based in the company’s New York headquarters.

Tim Ferguson
Abigail Pesta, Second Vice President

Abigail Pesta is an award-winning journalist who has lived and worked around the world, from London to Hong Kong. Her investigative and feature reporting has been published in global publications including The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, NBC News, The New York Times, Marie Claire, New York Magazine, Glamour, The Atlantic and Newsweek.

Abigail Pesta
Toni Reinhold, Third Vice President

Toni Reinhold is one of the editors in charge of Reuters’ Americas Desk. Reinhold has worked for Reuters for more than 19 years as a correspondent, editor and training editor. She also teaches journalism around the world on behalf of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Toni Reinhold
Dorinda Elliott, Treasurer

Dorinda Elliott is a Global Affairs Editor at Condé Nast Traveler, where she edits, writes, and helps spearhead the magazine’s coverage of ethical travel and social responsibility and the travel industry.

Dorinda Elliott
Jonathan Dahl, Secretary

Jonathan Dahl is Editor in Chief of WSJMoney, a magazine in which he served as the founding editor.

Jonathan Dahl
Jacqueline Albert-Simon, Active Board

Jacqueline Albert-Simon is U.S. Bureau Chief and Associate Editor of Politique Internationale and has spent three decades reporting, analyzing U.S. foreign policy for French and other European readers of PI.

Jacqueline Albert-Simon
Amar C. Bakshi, Active Board

Amar C. Bakshi was the World Producer at and Managing Editor of the Global Public Square, CNN’s premier international analysis site. Bakshi built and ran the site, designed its social media outreach, and launched “Uncommon Ground,” a web-based show placing unlikely pairings of people from around the world in virtual conversation.

Amar C. Bakshi
Rebecca Blumenstein, Active Board

Rebecca Blumenstein is the Page One Editor and a Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal. She became Page One Editor in September 2011. Blumenstein has been a Deputy Managing Editor and International Editor since December 2009, having previously served as Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal Online. 

Rebecca Blumenstein
Paul Brandus, Active Board

Paul Brandus is an award-winning member of the White House press corps and founder of the West Wing Report in 2009 (Twitter: @WestWingReport). His career spans network television, Wall Street and several years as a foreign correspondent based in Moscow where he covered the collapse of the Soviet Union for NBC Radio and “Marketplace.”

Paul Brandus