Board of Directors
President: U. Renee
Vice President: M. Ferrer
Vice President: M. Pizarro
Treasurer: J. Joachim
Secretary: M. Cox
Past President: -----
Board Liaisons & Committees
Blog/Social Media: M. Ferrer
Website: U. Renée
Publicity Committee: M. Cox, J. Joachim,
M. Malloy, A. DePalo, T. O'Fallon
U. RENEE - President
Ursula Renée crafts stories with diverse characters who must question their beliefs to find their happily-ever-after. She prefers the early to mid-twentieth century, when people began challenging society's conventions and expressing their individuality.
Ursula loves to travel and hopes to visit every state in the union. After each adventure she returns to New York where she lives with her son and two cats. When she is not writing, she enjoys gardening, photography, stone carving and model building.
M. FERRER - Vice President - Programs
Maria Ferrer is the Vice President in charge of Chapter Programming. She is a Charter Member of RWA/NYC and has held every position on the Board except Treasurer. Maria is proud of the Chapter's continuing legacy of inclusion and diversity. She is looking forward to a better, kinder New Year. Her resolutions... write, network, submit, repeat.
M. PIZARRO - Vice President - Contest
Mimi Pizarro-Logsdon is a loyal member of RWA NYC. She writes novels about interracial relationships that take the reader on the emotional rollercoaster of getting to know each other, accepting their differences, falling in like and finally love. She prefers writing Paranormal and Contemporary Romantic Comedy. She is currently a member of the BTS Army, and is obsessed with Sushi and Vanilla Seltzer. Mimi lives in New York with her two cats, Isabella and Fluffy; where she indulges in art, design, fashion, music, visual media and reading. Widowed in July 2020, she’s learning to carry on in her own way and live life to the fullest.
M. COX - Secretary
Maria Cox is an award-winning romance writer. Maria is also a PRO member of Romance Writers of America and Chapter Secretary for RWA/NYC. Maria served two terms as President of the Phoenix Writers Club.
Maria has been writing stories since she was a young girl. She picked up her first romance novel when she was just eleven years old and has loved the genre ever since. Maria writes sensual romance, stories that showcase strong, sassy, and sexy characters. When not writing fiction, Maria works as a technical writer. She lives in Queens, New York.
Please visit her site www.mariacox.net and/or follow her on Twitter.
J. JOACHIM - Treasurer
Jean Joachim is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling romance author whose books have hit the Amazon Top 100 list in the U.S. and abroad since 2012. She writes sports romance, small town romance, big city romance, and romantic suspense. Jean has over 60 books in ebook, print and audio. She writes fulltime, never far from her secret stash of black licorice. An avid bird and dog fan, she has a fondness for chickadees and pugs. A music lover, especially classical, she’s married, has two grown sons and lives in New York City.
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