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Board of Governors Election Results

What's New

June 30, 2015

June 22, 2015: Election Results Are In

Newly elected and re-elected Board members are:

Co-Executive: William P. Keenan Jr.
Treasurer: Catherine Masetti
Members at Large:
  Lindsey Alexander
  Amy Fass
  Christina Frey
  Sarah Grey
  Andrew R. Huston
  Judith Miller
  Sue Toth

Congratulations to the winners and many thanks to all who were willing to run and to serve, and all who participated in the voting.

The complete list of Board members for 2015-2016 can be found here.

Archives

June 9, 2015: This Weekend: Meet Us at Editing Goes Global


Stop by our booth, find out more about EFA, and meet some of our members.

Editors Association Canada Conference: Editing Goes Global, June 12-14, Toronto.

EFA will have booths at the following industry events also:

Writer's Digest Annual Conference, July 31-August 1, New York City.
Brooklyn Book Festival, September 20.
American Medical Writers Association, September 30-October 3, San Antonio.

June 6, 2015: EFA-Rochester to meet on June 25

The Rochester chapter of the EFA will meet from 6-8 or 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, in the Card Room of the Renaissance apartment building (2500 East Avenue; entrance on Penfield Road; free and valet parking). Topic: "Making the Most of Downtime." Presenter: Ruth Thaler-Carter, EFA-Rochester chapter coordinator, EFA national newsletter editor and long-time freelance writer/editor. Attendance is free and open to all Rochester-area current and aspiring freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, graphic artists, photographers, indexers, etc., but RSVP appreciated to ensure enough refreshments for all. RSVP to: chap_rochester AT the-efa.org

June 1, 2015: This Weekend: Meet us at Printers Row

Stop by, find out more about EFA, and meet some of our members.

Printers Row Lit Fest, Table 208, June 6-7, Chicago.

EFA will have booths at the following industry events also:

Editors Association Canada Conference: Editing Goes Global, June 12-14, Toronto.
Writer's Digest Annual Conference, July 31-August 1, New York City.
Brooklyn Book Festival, September 20.
American Medical Writers Association, September 30-October 3, San Antonio.


Members: Save the Date! Annual Meeting, June 17. For details, see under General Meeting in the sidebar to the right.
Don't see an event near you? Check out our regional chapters for more activities.

May 19, 2015: Voting Has Begun!

The 2015 EFA ballots were sent to members by email today. If you don't find yours in your email system, please contact the EFA office.

Positions on this year's ballot are:
1 Co-executive director
1 Treasurer
7 Members at large (MALs)

Candidates' statements are posted in the Announcements section.

Residing in or near New York City is NOT a requirement for election to the board, but you must be an EFA member in good standing.

Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting, by email, in our newsletters, and here on the website.
Thank you for participating!

March 25, 2015: New Benefit Can Help You Manage Contracts and More

Members: Check out our newest member benefit, a 25% discount off of the Shake Pro app (based on an annual plan). Create, sign, and send legal agreements seamlessly from any device! For details, see the Benefits Summary page.

March 19, 2015: Calling All EFA Authors

Members, are you interested in writing an informational booklet that will help your fellow EFA members? The Publications Committee Chair wants to hear from you! See "Calling All EFA Authors" in the Download Center for details.

February 24, 2015: Out and About with EFA


Thanks to the efforts of our board's Events Subcommittee and of many local volunteers, EFA has booths at numerous conferences, book fairs, and other industry events throughout the year. Do stop by and say hello.

Members, if you would like to volunteer or propose a booth at an event near you, see the Members' page Representing EFA at Events. It's a great way to meet colleagues and for potential clients to meet you!

Some places we'll be in 2015:
Tucson Festival of Books, March 14-15.
American Copy Editors Society (ACES), March 26-28, Pittsburgh.
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), Booth 1731, April 8-11, Minneapolis.
BookExpoAmerica and UPublishU, May 27-30, New York.
Brooklyn Book Festival, September 20.
American Medical Writers Association, September 30-October 3, San Antonio.

Check back for updates on more conferences throughout the year.

 

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