Board of Directors

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Mali Rodriguez

President/Chairperson

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Jonathan Rodriguez

Secretary

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Linda Jarratt

Treasurer

Dr. Corey Timberlake

Board Member

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Executives

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Laura Gaisie

Executive Director

Novelist

Co-Founder

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Emmanuel Gaisie

Chief Business Development Officer

Author of The Concert of Denial & Manipulation

Co-Founder

Kamau A. Shabazz
SUDCC II, CDMS, BCRPS, SME

Educational Services Director

Co-author, I OWN I AM

(I Once Was Now I Am)

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George K. L. Smith

Programming Resources Director

Author of, The Molding of Him,

Co-author, I OWN I AM 

I Once Was Now I Am)

Butterflies and Bumblebees

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Lindsay Heider Diamond
Graphic Designer
Co-Founder

Lindsay Heider Diamond received a double concentration BFA in both painting and graphic design and after college became a professional greeting card illustrator.  She has worked as an illustrator, graphic designer, art director, creative director, art teacher, and fine artist.

 

She is a certified Reedsy book cover designer and has worked with Amazon Publications, Girl Friday Productions, and many independent authors to bring their books to life. In creating book covers she has found the perfect fit of creativity, design, and human connection, particularly through her work with incarcerated authors.

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Melissa Shann
Editor

Editing By Mel is a Freelance Editing Business providing the services that authors and other professionals need and desire. Melissa Shann has completed a number of services to very satisfied clientele, with many jobs previously done prior to the business's establishment. It has been the passion of this owner to provide quality editing services that range from simple proofreading and copyediting to substantive editing, to present well-written documents and books for publishing and other services. 

 

Though her skill set assists with enhancing the writer's work, their story format and flow will never be altered by adding or subtracting any unnecessary wording without the consent of the author. Turnaround is quick, and the work proves itself accordingly. 

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Illustrator

Interior formatter

We are currently seeking a contracted professional for this position.

social media content manager

program assistant

We are currently seeking a contracted professional for this position.