Voting for Free Speech Coalition 2018 Board of Directors kicks off on Sunday, with a total of seven Board seats available. Voting will take place from Sunday, December 9, 2018, and last through midnight on Sunday, December 16, 2018. All current members of the Free Speech Coalition are eligible to vote.

Four current board members are running for re-election, including XBIZ founder and publisher Alec Helmy, Treasure Island Media President Matt Mason, First Amendment Attorney Reed Lee (current chair of the Legal Committee) and Board President Kelly Holland, who served as CEO of Penthouse for twelve years before leaving to start Chick Media.

Potential new voices on the board include performer and activist Ginger Banks, Allie Knox (Spankchain), Steven Grooby (Grooby Productions), Matthew Matsudaira (Pipedream Products), Ann Houlihan (, Tony Rios (AVN) and Alison Boden (

Full bios for each candidate can be found here.

An email with a link and voting instructions will be sent to all members on Sunday, December 9. Members have a week to choose which seven candidates will serve on the Board for a two-year term.

Any questions about the election process should be directed to