The Institute for Nonprofit News has elected Laura Frank as board chair.

Frank is president and general manager of news at Rocky Mountain PBS in Denver. She founded I-News, the nonprofit investigative news organization that merged with Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting in 2013.

She succeeds Brant Houston, who has chaired the INN Board since the organization’s founding in 2009. Houston was elected secretary. He is Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting at the College of Media at Illinois.

Reg Chua was re-elected treasurer. Chua is executive editor, editorial operations, data and innovation at Thomson Reuters.

INN, founded as the Investigative News Network, has grown from 27 nonprofit news organizations to nearly 120.

Laura Frank