The president and members-at-large are elected by the membership.The Guppy Advisor is the past president. All other members of the Steering Committee are appointed.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the appropriate Steering Committee member, who can pass along the information to the rest of the committee.
Meet The Steering Committee
PRESIDENT: welcomes new members, encourages members, writes greeting for First Draft, moderates discussions in Steering Committee, settles disputes.
TREASURER: collects dues, maintains the bank and online payment accounts, pays the bills, prepares financial statements and files tax returns.
WEBSITE LIAISON: updates Public and Members only websites, and maintains Groups.io email list.
EDUCATION COORDINATOR: facilitate an annual schedule of courses, by securing instructors, negotiating compensation, announcing classes, overseeing the integrity of the courses, and acting as a liaison between instructors and students as necessary.
NEWSLETTER EDITOR: prepares six issues of First Draft per year. Collects articles, edits the newsletter, and is responsible for electronic and/or hard copy distribution.
MEMBERS-AT-LARGE: represent the membership and take on various responsibilities as assigned by the president including setting up and monitoring Guppy classes, creating new members, arranging critiques and manuscript swaps, moderating the discussion list and moderating subgroups.
GUPPY ADVISOR: is the immediate past president, who advises the President and Steering Committee. (Nonvoting member.)