Board Members

2023 Executive Board Members

Nicole R. Locker
Michelle McCraw
VP Programs
Tara Baisden
VP Workshops
Katrina Marie
VP Communications
Cheryl Barton
Stephanie Derbas

Committee Members and Volunteers

If you have any questions or would like to help with a committee or volunteer position, you may contact us at

*Vacant positions or positions still in need of additional volunteers.

Overseen by CRW President:

Accountability Group Coordinator*Vacant
Critique Group Coordinator*Vacant
Mentor Matching CoordinatorAmber Roberts
NaNoWriMo Team LeadersDonna Mortensen
Writing Challenges Coordinator*Vacant
Writing Sprints Coordinator*Vacant
Writing SprintsCheryl Ferguson, Nicole Locker, Michelle McCraw, Dayna Reidenour
Diversity CommitteeNatalie Tindall, Velma Samuel

Overseen by CRW VP of Programs:

Pitch Event Coordinator*Vacant
Stiletto Contest Committee*Melanie Greene, Natalie Tindall, Sadira Stone,

Additional volunteers needed!
Virtual Conference Committee*Melanie Greene, Donna Mortensen, Velma Samuel, Jennifer Vido, Sarah Ramsey, Sarah Reid, Sami Orlando

Additional volunteers needed!
Writing Retreats Committee*Tu-Quyen Pham

Additional volunteers needed!

Overseen by CRW VP of Workshops:

Month-Long Workshop CoordinatorDanika Bloom
Webinar CoordinatorDanika Bloom
Workshop Moderators*Donna Mortensen, Joy Fuga, Mindy Hardwick, Anne Stone

Additional volunteers needed!

Overseen by CRW VP of Communications:

Blog Coordinator*Vacant
FB/Community Post Coordinator*Vacant
Industry NewsPamela Ferguson
Newsletter EditorNicole Locker, Kimberley Ash
Social Media CoordinatorKay Freeman
WebmasterNicole Locker

Overseen by CRW Treasurer:

Audit CommitteeEmily Sewell, Velma Samuel

Overseen by CRW Secretary:

New Member Welcome CoordinatorStephanie Scott