About the Orange County Chapter

Our next free, virtual chapter meeting will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm PDT. Guest speaker Heather Pendley will be exploring the ins and outs of indexing with us! RSVP no later than August 26.


Heather Pendley owns Pendley’s Pro Editing & Indexing and is a freelance indexer and copyeditor. She is a 2021–22 ASI (American Society for Indexing) Director at Large, proofreads the Key Words journal, and serves on its editorial board.

A former EFA Member at Large, she is helping to revive EFA’s San Diego chapter and is currently the Media & Membership Co-Chair of San Diego Professional Editors Network. Heather lives in the San Diego area with her family, which includes two rescue dogs.

If you would like to RSVP or have questions about the chapter, please contact Marissa Dunham at chap_oc@the-efa.org.

Chapter events are open to EFA members, guests of members, and freelancers interested in joining the EFA.