These positions involve running the region – coordinating volunteers, local event planning, reporting to the main office about the region’s events and finances, assisting at national conference when required, helping RT members in other regions and providing member opportunities for career and craft enhancement by organizing various writing events and programs. Filling these positions requires approval from the main office.
Co-Regional Advisors – Sally Jones Rogan & Nutschell Anne Windsor
Assistant Regional Advisor – Kim Wildman
Illustrator Coordinator – Lisze Bechtold
These positions include meeting once or twice a year to discuss the region’s event planning. Specific duties depend on the position.
PAL Liaison – Robert Mellette
Mingle-Meister – Jennifer S. Pitts
Contest Coordinator – Brenda Scott Royce
Social Media Coordinator – Jean Lizotte Grabow
Small Events Coordinator – Daka Hermon
Webmaster – Jill Tuckman
Regional Advisor Emeritus – Judith Ross Enderle, Stephanie Jacob Gordon, Marilyn Morton, Claudia Harrington & Edie Pagliasotti
These positions are responsible for the publication of our quarterly Tri-Regional Blog. Specific duties depend on the position.
Kite Tales Co-Managing Editor – Farrha Khan (also a board position)
Kite Tales Co-Managing Editor – Jessica Chrysler (also a board position)
Kite Tales Proofreader – Noel Csermak
Kite Tales Feature Contributor – Christine Van Zandt
These positions involve starting (or taking over) a LitMingle. We’re always looking for more LitMingle Coordinators. Contact Mingle-Meister Jennifer S. Pitts for information.
Current Open Volunteer Positions
Kite Tales Assistant Editor – The assistant editor works closely with the managing editor to curate and develop content and community for the SCBWI California Tri-Regional blog, Kite Tales. The assistant editor may collect content from contributors and/or write content themselves that includes coverage of SCBWI events, contests, and community, industry news, interviews with notable kid lit agents, editors, authors, and illustrators. (Most interviews are done via email.) For more information, please visit https://scbwikitetales.wordpress.com/assistant-editor-position/.
Sketch Crawl Host – Find a location(s) that fits the theme of a sketch crawl. Choose a date. Advertise the event (we help with that.) This event is for both Illustrators and Writers – Writers can sketch the scene in words. Have fun. We’re always looking for sketch crawl hosts.