LESLIE SCANTLEBURY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
832-717-5200, Ext. 123
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Leslie Scantlebury has years of experience in association management. Her background includes member retention, education, and association resource management for a 19,000-member nonprofit association. Leslie holds an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.
JESSIE EDWARDS, MANAGER, COMMUNICATIONS AND MEMBER ADVOCACY
832-717-5200, Ext. 128
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Jessie Edwards began working for Romance Writers of America in August 2017. Jessie handles press inquiries and outreach, as well as RWA social media. She also handles member advocacy, complaints against publishers and agents, and reviews Qualifying
Market questionnaires. Jessie graduated from Berry College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Public Relations. She has worked in romance publicity since 2010.
ERIN FRY, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
832-717-5200, Ext. 122
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Erin Fry began working for Romance Writers of America in September 2002. As editor, Erin oversees the acquisition of content and production of the association's magazine (the Romance Writers Report
), RWA eNotes
, and all printed conference materials. Erin graduated Texas A&M University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
JACKIE PADILLA, ACCOUNTANT
832-717-5200, Ext. 132
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Jackie came to RWA in the summer of 2014 to take on the role of Accountant. Jackie has earned an Associate’s degree in accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in business finance (graduated with honors). With a love for numbers, Jackie handles all things financial when it comes to RWA.
MEGAN SLOAN, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
832-717-5200, Ext. 120
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Megan joined RWA in June 2010. With a BA from Purdue University and extensive work experience ranging from business travel to event planning, her skills are widely utilized at RWA. Currently, Megan handles an array of projects.
ASHLEY WUCHER, CHAPTER RELATIONS MANAGER
832-717-5200, Ext. 125
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Ashley has an undergraduate degree from Baylor University and a Masters of Jurisprudence from Michigan State University. Ashley comes to RWA from a foundation, where she worked as assistant director of community relations facilitating strategic planning and communications and managing websites for area nonprofits. In addition, she worked with both state and local chapters as a field representative for a national association.