Directors, Advisors and Volunteers

President: Christine Adler* (email)

Past Presidential Advisor: Orly Konig

Guiding Scribe: Tiffany Yates Martin

WFWA Legal Counsel: Maggie Marr

Volunteer Coordinator: Hope Ashby (email)

Volunteer Recognition Program Chair: Hope Ashby

Secretary: Michele Montgomery*

Vice President, Finance/Treasurer: Kathy Dodson* (email)

Vice President, Programs: Jacki Kelly* (email)

Director of Craft & Education Programs: Elizabeth Wafler

Webinar Programs Leader: Lisa Montanaro

Webinar Host: Lisa Montanaro

Critique Program Coordinator: Barbara Solomon Josselsohn

Mentorship Program Coordinator: Stephanie Claypool

Mentorship Program Advisor: Therese Gilardi

Mentorship Team Contacts: Michele Montgomery, Elena Mikalsen, Elizabeth Wafler

Workshop Chair: Brigette Russell / Co-Chair: Gayle Ellen Woodson



Regional Events Coordinators: OPEN

Conference Liaison: OPEN

Book Festivals Coordinator: OPEN

Chair, Agent Pitch Events: Sue Toth

Chair, Agent Pitch Event Technology: Amy Armstrong

Pitch Programs Volunteer: Stephanie Schlitz

Pitch Programs Volunteer: Anisha Bhatia

Pitch Programs Volunteer: Michele Cantwell

Pitch Programs Volunteer: Christel Cothran

Pitch Programs Volunteer: Anita Kushwaha

Vice President, Communications: Sharon Ritchey* (email)

Published Author Outreach: OPEN

Vice President of Communications: Sharon Ritchey

Read ON! Editor: Lita Harris, Nancie Abuhaidar

Chairs, RISING STAR AwardDensie Webb & Sarah Penner

RISING STAR Entries Coordinators: Marie Parsons and Lynn Diener

RISING STAR Judge Coordinators: Laura Daprano and Theresa Munroe

RISING STAR At-Large: Lynn Diener

STAR Award Coordinator: Janet Rundquist

Web Content Coordinators: OPEN

Book Club Coordinators: OPEN

Communications Team Archivist: Diane Barnes

WOW Challenge Coordinators: Lecia Cornwall

Reading Challenge Coordinators: OPEN

Indie Bookseller Outreach: Leah DeCesare 

Director of Internal Communications: Jodi Lew-Smith

Inside WFWA Coordinators: Jodi Lew-Smith (Team/Editor), Sandra Morris (Team/Editor), Nanette Littlestone (Team/Editor), Victoria Gladwish (Team/Editor), Shelly Davis (Team/Editor)

Write ON! Ezine Managing Editor: Kay Arthur

Write ON! Ezine Copy Editor: Brooke Williams

Write ON! Ezine Feature Editors: Patricia Friedrich

Write ON! Ezine Art Director: Sheri Taylor-Emery

Newsletter Support: OPEN

Social Media Director: Maggie Giles

Membership Director: Wendy Rossi* (email)

Director of Technology: Jennifer Klepper* (email)

Tech Editors: Shelly Davis, Sophia Krich-Brinton

Event Editor: Lisa Jass

*denotes elected official