NESFA® — Current Officers, Committee Members and Other Positions
Last Updated 18-May-2019

A history of all positions is also available.


The officers were elected in May 2019. Their terms expire when their successors are elected, usually at the next Annual Meeting (in May).

No-one may serve more than three consecutive terms in the same Office.

President [rs] president[at]

Gay Ellen Dennett

Vice President [rs] vice-president[at]

David G. Grubbs

Treasurer [rs] treasurer[at]

Tim Szczesuil

Clerk [rs] clerk[at]

Richard Duffy

The four Officers together form the Executive Board, eboard[at]

Committees and Other Positions

Appointments to committees and other positions were made in June 2018 unless a different date is shown as [mm/yy]. In most cases their terms expire when their successors are appointed, usually at the next June Business Meeting; when there is some other known expiration date it is indicated as [to mm/yy].

Standing Committees:

Clubhouse Committee [a] clubhouse-committee[at]

Rick Kovalcik(c), Mike Kerpan, Bill Todd, Tim Szczesuil, Kelly Persons, Robert Luoma, James Boggie, Mike Rasnick, David G. Grubbs, Chip Hitchcock, Richard Duffy, Tim Roberge, Michael Sharrow

Computer Committee geeks[at] (more)

Rick Kovalcik(c), Mike Kerpan, Tim Szczesuil, Dave Anderson, Wes Brodsky, David Mandelberg, Sharon Sbarsky, David G. Grubbs, Tim Roberge

Finance Committee [3frt] finance-committee[at]

Tim Szczesuil(c), Suford Lewis(+), Ann Broomhead, Sharon Sbarsky, Tim Roberge, Robert Luoma

Hotel Committee hotel-committee[at]

Gay Ellen Dennett(c), Rick Kovalcik

Index Committee


Library Committee library[at]

Gay Ellen Dennett - Librarian(c), Mike Kerpan, Kelly Persons, Louis Galvez, Mike Rasnick, David G. Grubbs, Richard Duffy, James Boggie

Membership Committee [3rsb] memb-committee[at]

Wes Brodsky(c), Ann Broomhead, Dave Cantor, Mike Rasnick

Nominating Committee [j] nominating-committee[at]

Dave Cantor(c), Ann Broomhead, James Boggie, Rick Kovalcik(x) [02/19]

Rules Committee [3orsb] rules-committee[at]

Tony Lewis(c), Dave Anderson, Rick Kovalcik, Joe Ross, David G. Grubbs

Web Committee web-committee[at]

David G. Grubbs(c), Dave Anderson, Sharon Sbarsky, Tim Szczesuil, Erin Underwood, Robert Luoma, Rick Kovalcik, David Mandelberg

Sharon Sbarsky (webmaster), David Mandelberg (asst. webmaster), Sharon Sbarsky (email liaison)

Ad-Hoc Committees:

Insurance Committee

Rick Katze, Suford Lewis

Outreach Committee

Bill Todd

Book Reduction Committee

Tim Szczesuil, Sharon Sbarsky

Archive Review Committee [10/16]

Gay Ellen Dennett(c), Brad Verter, Erin Underwood, Kelly Persons, Joe Ross, Rick Katze

Library Data

Mike Kerpan(c), Louis Galvez, James Boggie, Bill Todd, David Mandelberg


Boskone 55 Chairman [5s]

Gay Ellen Dennett [12/16]

Boskone 55 Treasurer [s]

Ann Broomhead [4/17]

Boskone 56 Chairman [5s]

Richard Duffy

Boskone 56 Treasurer [s]

Ann Broomhead [6/18]

Boskone 57 Chairman [5s]

Rick Kovalcik [12/18]

Boskone 57 Treasurer [s]

Judy Bemis [3/19]

Office of the Clerk
(appointed by the Clerk)

Mail Room (including incoming FAX documents)

Dave Cantor (primary), Mike Rasnick (apprentice)

Mailbox Pickup

Suford Lewis, Tony Lewis, Gay Ellen Dennett

Membership Data roster[at]

Dave Cantor (primary), Mike Kerpan, and David G. Grubbs

Roster and label production roster[at]

Dave Cantor (primary), Wes Brodsky

Office of the Treasurer
(appointed by the Treasurer)

Assistant Treasurers

Dave Cantor

Special Assistant to the Treasurer for tax matters

Suford Lewis [by vote of the Membership 5/12/2019]

Check Deposits

Tony Lewis, Suford Lewis, and Dave Cantor


Sharon Sbarsky, Robert Luoma

Website Management:

Webmaster webmaster[at]

Sharon Sbarsky

Assistants webmaster[at]

David G. Grubbs, Rick Kovalcik

Boskone 55

Erin Underwood

Online Calendar calendar[at]

Dave Cantor, Robert Luoma (apprentice)

NESFA Press updates

David G. Grubbs, Tony Lewis, Sharon Sbarsky

Internet Management:

DNS administrator

Dave Anderson, David G. Grubbs [all held over]

Domain Registration

Dave Anderson [held over]

Email administrator postmaster[at]

David G. Grubbs, Sharon Sbarsky, Rick Kovalcik

Mailing-Lists administrator listadmin[at]

David G. Grubbs, Sharon Sbarsky, Rick Kovalcik

ISP Contacts:

BulkRegister (Domain Registration)

Dave Anderson [held over]

Dreamhost (DNS, email, website)

David G. Grubbs, Sharon Sbarsky, Rick Kovalcik, Dave Anderson

Joel Lord (mailing lists)

David G. Grubbs, Sharon Sbarsky, Rick Kovalcik

Miva (eCommerce)

Sharon Sbarsky [held over]

RCN (connectivity)

Dave Anderson [held over]

Telephony contacts:

Vonage account (voice line)

Dave Anderson

eFax account (Fax line)

Dave Anderson

Social Media contacts:

Coordinator (all media)

Sharon Sbarsky [04/18]

Facebook contributors

Lis Carey, Mike Kerpan, Rick Kovalcik, Mike Rasnick, Tim Szczesuil, Sharon Sbarsky, Erin Underwood

Live Journal liaison

Rick Kovalcik

Meet-Up administrator

Bill Todd

Meet-Up contributors

Rick Kovalcik, Robert Luoma, Mike Sharrow, Bill Todd

NESFA Reading Group Meet-Up administrator

Louis Galvez III

Other social media contributors

Rick Kovalcik, Tim Szczesuil, Sharon Sbarsky, Erin Underwood

Other Positions:


Kelly Persons

Asst. Archivists: Claire Anderson and Suford Lewis

Fellowship of NESFA Administrator

Tony Lewis

Flyer Wall

Robert Luoma, Mike Rasnick

Display Window Coordinator

Mike Rasnick, Mike Kerpan, Bill Todd, Sharon Sbarsky

Gaming & Media

Bill Todd (c), Mike Kerpan, Michael Sharrow


Bill Todd

NESFA Reading Group

Louis Galvez III

Gaughan Award Administrator gaughan[at]

Sharon Sbarsky

Gaughan Award Judges [a]

Marianne Plumridge-Eggleton, Patrick Wilshire, and Stephen Hickman

MCFI Liaison

Rick Kovalcik

Online Liaison info[at]

Rick Kovalcik, Sharon Sbarsky

Picnic Coordinators

Gay Ellen Dennett, Joe Ross(reservation)

Halloween party

Mike Rasnick, Bill Todd, Gay Ellen Dennett

Procurement procurement[at]

Dave Anderson, Claire Anderson, Dale Farmer

Short Story Contest storycontest[at]

Michael Sharrow(c) [3/18]

Skylark Award Administrator skylark[at]

Louis Galvez [10/18]

Worldcon Liaison

Sharon Sbarsky

NESFA Press:


Tony Lewis

Business/Production Manager

Rick Katze

Louis Galvez, asst.

Amazon.Com Database Updates

Tim Szczesuil, David G. Grubbs

Baker & Taylor Database Updates

Tony Lewis [held over]

Bowker Database Updates

Tony Lewis [held over]

Primary Dustjacket Designer


Book Editors:

Ann Broomhead, David G. Grubbs, Mike Kerpan, Rick Katze, Tony Lewis, Jim Mann, Tim Szczesuil, Erin Underwood

NESFA Sales:


Tim Szczesuil

Mail Order sales[at]

Tim Szczesuil, Sharon Sbarsky

Credit card processing

Sharon Sbarsky & the usual suspects

Ecommerce / Miva

Sharon Sbarsky, Steven Lee, Dave Cantor

Returned Book processing

Tim Szczesuil

Speaker to

Rick Katze

Cash Register updates

Dave Anderson, Dave Cantor


Boston Book Festival 2017

Gay Ellen Dennett [3/17]

Boston Book Festival 2018

Gay Ellen Dennett [6/18]

Readercon 2017

Gay Ellen Dennett [3/17]

Readercon 2018

Richard Duffy [6/18]

Boskone 55

Sharon Sbarsky [11/17]

Worldcon 76

a table at Larry Smith Bookseller's booth

Boskone 56

Kelly Persons [02/19]

Convention Book Pre-Orders

Boskone 54

Gay Ellen Dennett [10/16]


+: both explicitly appointed and an ex-officio member.

3: requires at least three members (in addition to any ex-officio members).

5: appointments to be made in June, July, or August of the second calendar year prior to the Boskone.

a: requires approval by the Membership to appoint or remove.

b: no-one may serve on both the Membership and Rules Committees.

c: committee chairman.

f: requires approval by the Membership to appoint or remove; removal requires a secret ballot.

i: interim appointment made due to vacancies caused by previous incumbents having been elected to office.

j: appointments to be made no later than the first meeting in January.

o: must not be an Officer.

r: must be a Regular Member.

s: requires approval by the Membership by secret ballot to appoint or remove.

t: includes the NESFA Treasurer and all active Boskone® treasurers as ex-officio members.

x: an ex-officio member who was not explicitly appointed.