The Board

The OPCC Board of Directors is composed of volunteers nominated and then elected by the members of the association. Our last election was held in December 2022 for a one-year mandate.

2022-2023 OPCC Board of Directors

President | Gerry Flynn

Based in Cambodia since 2019, Gerry Flynn is a staff writer for Mongabay, covering environmental issues across Southeast Asia. He was previously a freelance reporter with bylines in VOD English, South China Morning Post, Al Jazeera 101 East, Southeast Asia Globe and more. He was a Rainforest Investigations Network fellow with the Pulitzer Center from 2022 to 2023.

Vice President | Quinn Libson

Quinn Libson is a freelance writer and audio producer based in Phnom Penh since 2018. Her work has appeared in NPR, New NaratifSouth China Morning Post, and elsewhere. She also mentors emerging Cambodian researchers as part of her role as editor for New Voices, a forthcoming publication from Future Forum, a Cambodian public policy think tank.

Treasurer | Jack Brook

Jack Brook is an associate editor of CamboJA News and a freelance journalist and filmmaker whose work has appeared in Al Jazeera, Vice World News and Nikkei Asia Review.

Secretary | Fiona Kelliher
Fiona is a freelance investigative and features journalist whose work has appeared in outlets such as The Guardian, Coda Story, Rest of World and VOD. She previously worked in California.

Regular Board Members

Ananth Baliga 

Ananth Baliga is a journalist who has worked at VOD, VOA and The Phnom Penh Post.

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A freelance photographer and videographer, they have covered news and events globally and has work has in print and digital outlets including the Washington Post, The Players’ Tribune, VICE Sports, BBC, NBC News and others.



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