Steering Committee

Pamela Goldstein

Pamela Goldstein

Founder

Writer/editor
Registered nurse (retired)
Former radio show host/ producer

Yelda Bayraktar

Yelda Bayraktar

Co-chairman, Treasurer

Business specialist
Writer
Art therapist

Justine Alley Dowsett

Justine Alley Dowsett

Committee member

Writer
Founder/publisher of mirror world publishing

Suzette Martinez Standring

Suzette Martinez Standring

Committee member

Writer
Speaker
Newspaper columnist
2017 recipient of the Will Rogers humanitarian award

Victoria Cross

Victoria Cross

Committee Member

Lawyer
Artist

Sharon Oniel

Sharon Oniel

Committee member

Writer
Entrepreneur
Hospice nurse

Audrey Festeryga

Audrey Festeryga

Committee member

Managing director of Festeryga Partners

Barbara Zarzosa

Barbara Zarzosa

Committee Member

Writer
Media consultant
International tour manager

Tracy Beckerman

Tracy Beckerman

Committee member

Newspaper columnist
Writer

Roz Lullove Cooperman

Roz Lullove Cooperman

Committee member

Movie producer
Media consultant

Veronique Perrier Mandal

Veronique Perrier Mandal

Committee member

Professor head of journalism
Public relations
Media convergence at St Clair college

Carol Rehme

Carol Rehme

Committee member

Writer
Editor

Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards

Committee member

Newpaper columist
Writer
Publisher (Walkerville Publishing)

Marty Gervais

Marty Gervais

Committee member

Newspaper columnist
Poet laureate
Publisher (Black Moss Press)

Kimberly Batchelor Davis

Kimberly Batchelor Davis

Committee member

Writer/playwright
Media event planner

Robin Martin

Robin Martin

Committee member

Teacher
Writer
Director of Young Authors Summer Camp