Board of Directors

Susan Isaacs
Chairman

 Novelist

Celia H. Currin
President

Founder and CEO
WhisperStreet.biz

Paul J. Vidich
Treasurer

Media Consultant/Independent Director

Helen Macioce
Secretary

Former President (retired)
Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Company
Amy Berkower

Chairman
Writers House, LLC

Allison J. Davis

Director of Communications
The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Maureen Mahon Egen

Former Deputy Chairman and Publisher (retired)
Hachette Book Group 

 
Elliot Figman

Executive Director
Poets & Writers, Inc.

Jane Friedman

CEO and Co-Founder
Open Road Integrated Media

Karin Grafstrom

Market Research Manager
Metropolitan Museum of Art

John W. Holman, Jr.

Partner
HHR Asset Management, LLC

Ellen R. Joseph Attorney/Partner (retired)
Kaye Scholer, LLP
 
J. Alan Kahn

Editor at Large
Sterling Publishing

Willys Schneider Kals

Attorney/Partner
Kaye Scholer, LLP

Joanne 
Leedom-Ackerman

Writer

Michael Pietsch

CEO
Hachette Book Group

Theodore C. Rogers

Chairman
American Industrial Partners Mgt. Co.
Private Equity Investments

Eric Simonoff

Literary Agent
William Morris Endeavor 

Robin B. Smith

Chairman
Publishers Clearing House

Nicholas J. Vergoth

Senior Vice President,
Sales and Marketing
Lake Book Manufacturing, Inc.

Galen Williams

Founder, Poets & Writers, Inc.
Landscape Gardener
Galen Williams Landscape Design, Inc.

Victoria Wilson

Senior Editor, Vice President, and Associate Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf