Steven M. Mauren, managing editor to editor-in-chief, Connection Newspapers since 1996. Education: B.A. in English and secondary education, St. John's University (N.Y.), 1974. M.A. in education, University of Hartford (Conn.), 1983. Experience: Editor, Windsor Locks Journal (Conn.), 1976-78. Teacher of English, Ellington Public Schools (Conn.), 1978-1980. Editor & publisher, Observer of Windsor Locks (Conn.), 1979-1981. Managing editor to editorial director to associate publisher for news & opinion, Imprint Newspapers (Conn.), 1981-1994. Editor & co-publisher, Community Life Publishing (Conn.), 1994-1995. Editor-in-chief, The Observer (Conn.), 1994-1996. Professional: Board member and president, Connecticut Editorial Association, 1985-1988. Board member, New England Press Association, 1985-1989. Board member, Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information, 1991-1994.