On Friday, June 2, Mike Clepper, TEXDRA Founding Member and Director, our dear friend and colleague, passed away. We are heartbroken but honored to have known and worked with Mike, and we extend our deepest sympathies to his family, coworkers, friends, and loved ones. Mike was a wonderful man who loved his family and impacted so many in our profession, not only in the state of Texas but around the nation. Mike was dedicated to working for freelance reporters and making a difference in the freelance world, and we will honor his memory by continuing his work in that regard. Please click here for Mike's obituary. Donations may be made to the Michael Clepper Memorial Scholarship at Alvin Community College or to the American Cancer Society.