Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

RMC Volunteers

NOTE: If your email client allows, you can click the name of the volunteer to send them a message. Or you can copy and paste their address into your email client. For information about each volunteer, click their profile link to be taken to their profile page on the SCBWI website!


Susan Wroble, Co-Regional Advisor (see profile)

Stan Yan, Co-Regional Regional Advisor (see profile)

Lisa Trank, Assistant Regional Advisor (see

Hilary Faith Hickman, Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)

Amber Owen, Assistant Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)


Equity and Inclusion

For more information and resources, click here.

Letters & Lines Fall Conference

Heather Brockman Lee, Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)

Hilary Faith Hickman, Assistant Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)

Leigh Gaddy, Co-Registrar (see profile)
Jackie Peveto, Co-Registrar (see profile)

Carissa Mina, Faculty Coordinator (see profile)

Roxanne Troup, Speaker Shepherd Coordinator and Grants Coordinator (see profile)

Dustin Resch, Facilities/AV Coordinator (see profile)

Andy Patton, Assistant Facilities/AV Coordinator (see profile)

Carrie Seidel, Conference Merchandise & Book Sales Coordinator (see profile)

Dea Brayden Manuscript Critique Coordinator (see profile)

Rachel Funez, Critique Connect Coordinator (see profile)

Kara Williams, Historian & PAL Video Coordinator (see profile)


Local Area Events (Connect!)


South Denver/Littleton Connect: Jenny Johnson (see profile) and Brittany Cicchese (see profile)

Boulder Connect: Laura Perdew (see profile)

Northern Colorado/Fort Collins

Julie Rowan-Zoch (see profile

Colorado Springs Connect

Roxanne Troup, (see profile) and Lori Menning (see profile)

Durango Connect

Jennifer Mason (see profile)

Western Slope Connect

Wendi Silvano (see profile)

LGBTQ Connect


Writing for Young Adults Connect

Karen Deger McChesney (see profile

Nonfiction Connect

Gina Soldano-Herrle (see profile

Amy Law  (see profile)

Illustrator Connect/Events

Heather Brockman Lee, Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)

Hilary Faith Hickman, Assistant Illustrator Coordinator (see profile)


Megan E. Freeman, Coordinator (see profile)

Critique Group Coordinator

Rachel Funez, Critique Connect Coordinator (see profile)

Michelle Begley Mentor Program

Coral Jenrette, Mentor Program Coordinator (see profile)

Laura Perdew, Mentor Program Coordinator (see profile)


Communications, Publicity, and Outreach

Shelly Steig, Director of Member Communications & Publicity, Kite Tales Newsletter (see profile)

David Deen, Kite Tales Graphic Designer (see profile)

Lynn Becker , Assistant Director of Member Communications, Good News & Events (see profile)

Amber Owen (aka Z.B. Asterplume), Publicist (see profile)

Shelly Steig, Facebook moderator (see profile)

Lynn Becker, Good News (see profile)

Carissa Mina, Illustrators Instagram, (see profile)

Rondi Frieder Exhibits Coordinator and PAL Liaison (see profile)

Denise Vega, Webmaster (see profile)