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. In addition to offering professional support to chapters, Leslie is charged with ensuring that chapters are in compliance with RWA bylaws and are operating as nonprofit entities. She also reviews boilerplate contracts to determine if publishers meet RWA’s standards. She also handles member complaints against publishers and agents, arranges the editor and agent author event, and reviews Qualifying Market questionnaires. Leslie holds an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.
JESSIE EDWARDS, MARKETING & PR MANAGER
832-717-5200, Ext. 128
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Jessie Edwards began working for Romance Writers of America in August 2017. As Marketing and PR Manager, Jessie handles press inquiries and outreach, as well as RWA social media. 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, EDITOR & PUBLICATIONS 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.
DONNA MATHOSLAH, MEMBERSHIP SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR
832-717-5200, Ext. 121
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Donna Mathoslah has a background in human resources outsourcing and was once a small business owner. She enthusiastically assists members with questions and responds to members by email or telephone. As a former RWA member, Donna brings a unique understanding to the vital front-office services.
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, SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER
832-717-5200, Ext. 120
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Megan joined RWA in June 2010 all the way from Indiana. With a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology 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.