Board of Directors

2020 Board of Directors

Executive Board

President

Colleen Dunn Bates

Prospect Park Books

2359 Lincoln Ave

Altadena, CA 91001

Committees: Conference (chair), Executive (chair), Diversity & Inclusion, Marketing, Strategic Planning 

Vice President

Miriam Warren

Publications Manager

No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks | California Bill’s Automotive Handbooks

Committees: Awards, Conference, Executive, Membership & Nominating (chair), Pub501 (chair)  

Secretary

Rachel Bell

VP/ Operations / Marketing

Overcup Press, LLC

4207 SE Woodstock Blvd., #253

Portland, OR 97206

Committees: Executive, Marketing (Chair), Professional Development, Pub501, Strategic Planning (chair) 

Treasurer

Arielle Kesweder

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

1333 Broadway, Suite 1000

Oakland, CA  94612

Committees: Awards, Diversity & Inclusion (co-chair), Executive, Finance (chair), Pub501 

President Emeritus

Bill Fessler

American Traveler Press

5738 N Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85012

Committees: Awards, Conference, Executive, Finance 

At Large Members:

Associate Member Liaison

Tim Hewitt

Friesens America

12972 Uinta Ct

Thornton, CO 80602

Committees: Design Awards (Chair), Professional Development 

Amy Barrett-Daffin

Publisher

C&T Publishing

1651 Challenge Drive

Concord, CA 94520

Committees: Conference, Finance, Marketing, Strategic Planning (co-chair)

Karen Bullock

Managing Proofreader

Sounds True

413 S. Arthur Avenue

Louisville, CO 80027

Committees: Executive, Marketing, Professional Development (chair)

Don Gorman

Publisher

RMB| Rocky Mountain Books

103-1075 Pendergast Street

Victoria, BC V8V 0A1

Committees: Conference, Professional Development, Strategic Planning 

Brad Lyons

President and Publisher

Christian Board of Publication/Chalice Press

483 E Lockwood Ave, Suite 100

St. Louis, MO 63122

Committees: Conference, Diversity & Inclusion, Professional Development 

Joe Matthews

Chief Executive Officer

Chicago Review Press

814 N. Franklin Street

Chicago, IL 60610

Committees: Membership & Nominating, Professional Development

Leigh McDonald

Art Director

University of Arizona Press

1510 E. University Blvd.

Tucson, AZ 85721

Committees: 

Jennifer Newens

Publishing Director

West Margin Press

1700 Fourth Street

Berkeley, CA 94710

Committees: Awards, Marketing, Strategic Planning

Rachel Noorda

Director of Book Publishing / Assistant Professor

Ooligan Press

P O Box 751

Portland, OR 97207

Committees: Book Design Awards, Professional Development, Pub501 

General Counsel

Jon R. Tandler, Esq.

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

633 17th St, Suite 3000

Denver, CO 80202

 

 


2020–2021 Board Meeting Schedule

Current dates and locations set:

PubWest Board of Directors Meetings:

  • Friday, May 22nd, time 9:30 a.m. (Pacific), at Pomegranate Communications in Portland, Oregon
  • Thursday August 6th, 2 p.m. (Mountain), University of Denver, Followed by the PubWest happy hour with the new Denver Publishing Institute Graduates
  • Friday, November 13th, 9:30 a.m. (Pacific), phone-in meeting
  • Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021, 5 p.m. The Curtis Hotel, site of the 2021 conference

PubWest Bylaws

Committee Handout

PubWest is a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation, Federal 501(c)6 with the Tax ID #84-0796515.