Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

Executive Board

Bill Fessler
American Traveler Press
5738 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: (602) 234-1574
Cell: (602) 241-0363
Committees: Executive (chair), Conference (chair), Finance, Long-Range Planning

Vice President
Colleen Dunn Bates
Prospect Park Books
2359 Lincoln Ave
Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: (626) 793-9796
Committees: Membership & Nominating (chair), Executive, Conference, Marketing 

Miriam Warren
Publications Manager
No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks | California Bill’s Automotive Handbooks
PO Box 91858
Tucson, AZ 85752
Phone: (520) 360-2549
Committees: Design Awards, Long-Range Planning, Professional Development

Brad Farmer
Gibbs Smith, Publisher
PO Box 667
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: (801) 544-9800
Committees: Finance (chair), Executive, Design Awards, Membership & Nominating

President Emeritus
Katie (Zoe Katherine) Burke
Pomegranate Communications, Inc.
19018 NE Portal Way
Portland, OR 97230
Phone: (503) 328-6500
Committees: Advisory (chair), Executive, Conference, Design Awards

At Large Members

Associate Member Liaison
Tim Hewitt
Friesens America
12972 Uinta Court
Thornton, CO 80602
Phone: (303) 319-5493
Committees: Book Design Awards (chair), Professional Development

Karen Bullock
Sounds True
413 S Arthur Avenue
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: (303) 665-3151
Committees: Marketing, Professional Development

James Connolly
Council Oak Books
2822 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 931-7700
Committees: Awards, Design Awards, Membership & Nominating

Kalen Landow
Account Manager
National Book Network
63 S Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80209
Phone: (303) 539-9304
Committees: Design Awards (chair), Marketing (chair), Conference

Mark Ouimet
Vice President and General Manager
Ingram Publisher Services
2240 6th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: (510) 665-3900 x13
Committees: Marketing, Membership & Nominating, Professional Development

Caleb J Seeling
Bower House
PO Box 7459
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: (720) 984-2810
Committees: Long-Range Planning (chair), Marketing

Laura Stanfill
Forest Avenue Press
PO Box 80134
Portland, OR 97280
Phone: (503) 997-5125
Committees: Professional Development (chair), Design Awards, Marketing

Rachel Bell
VP Marketing
Overcup Press
4207 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Suite 253
Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 888-3310
Committees: Marketing
Arielle Kesweder
Associate Director of Operations
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
1333 Broadway, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA  94612

General Counsel
Jon R. Tandler, Esq.
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
633 17th St, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 299-8142

PubWest Staff

Executive Director
Kent Watson
17501 Hill Way
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: (503) 901-9865

Administrative Assistant
Amanda Broder

2017–18 Board Meeting Schedule

Current dates and locations set:

  • Friday, November 10, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (Pacific)
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific)
    The Westin Pasadena (Pasadena, CA)

PubWest Bylaws

2017 Committee Handout

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