Sandra C. Hardy serves on the Board of Directors for Calkins Media Incorporated. She is the daughter of Calkins Media founder, the late Stanley W. Calkins. Hardy's newspaper career began in the classified advertising department of the Herald-Standard in Uniontown, Pa. She went on to work in many capacities for Calkins Media, including spearheading a number of direct marketing initiatives for the company. Hardy became one of the first women to serve on the executive committee of Newspaper Association of America board appointed in 1993, and is also a past Chair of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association. In 2012, she was awarded a PNA Lifetime Achievement Award.