Your State and Chapter Officers

The new state board was elected on 11 June and began its two-year term on 1 July. We are thrilled to have a well-rounded slate of officers at the state level, and here they are:

President: Eileen Haavik Mcintire
Vice President: Janet Ruck
Secretary: Chip Trimmier
Treasurer: Kimberly Goon
Communications Chair: Rus VanWestervelt
Conference Chair: Jessica Williams
Program Chair: Michelle Markey Butler
Membership Chair: –Vacant–
Publications Chair: Kit O’Neill
Member-at-Large: Flo McCahon
Member-at-Large: Larry Matthews

For the Annapolis chapter, we are very excited to welcome two new officers this year, and we’re looking forward to a vibrant year of discussing, learning about, practicing, and reading lots of great writing! Your chapter officers are:

President & Program Director: Jenny Yacovissi
Secretary: Victoria Clarkson
Treasurer: Linda Wood



Video and a few pics from the 2014 Maryland Writers Conference

The organizers did a great job with the 2014 Maryland Writers’ Association Conference. Here are a few pics.

MWA President Paul Lagasse doing introductions for the keynote talk:

Paul Lagasse
Paul Lagasse

Screenwriter/novelist/journalist Rafael Alvarez giving his keynote address:

Rafael Alvarez
Rafael Alvarez

Rafael Alvarez at a book signing:

Rafael Alvarez signing books
Rafael Alvarez signing books

Video of the keynote address:

Video of the masterclass:

Annual meeting of the MWA on June 1, 2013

The Annual MWA meeting on Saturday June 1, will be combined with a chapter meeting this year. The Montgomery Chapter invites you to their June session, which will start off with the Annual MWA Meeting. President Paul Lagasse will give updates and answer questions. Immediately following the annual meeting, there will be a presentation by Virginia author Wendy Higgins.

Meeting Schedule:

10:00 Welcome and introductions
10:10 Chapter Announcements
10:20 MWA Updates from President Paul Lagasse
10:40 Guest Speaker Wendy Higgins
11:40 Book Signing, Networking
12:00 Adjournment

The Montgomery chapter of the MWA meets at the Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, at: 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850. The room location is Physical Education (PE) building, Room 116.