On June 1, new BIO President Will Swift and Vice President Deirdre David began their two-year terms. Joining them as officers are Marc Leepson, who is returning as treasurer, and Dean King as secretary.
Board members reelected or elected to a first term are:
John A. Farrell*
(* denotes a newly elected member)
Returning board members are:
James McGrath Morris
The four departing board members are Chip Bishop, Barbara Burkhardt, Brian Jay Jones, and William Souder.
Reflecting on his upcoming term, Swift told TBC, “I am looking forward to presiding over an organization that helps writers build their community, their confidence, and their craft. I love melding creativity and efficiency to develop exciting educational programs that inspire people.”