Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Regional Volunteers




Regional Team Members

Appointed by SCBWI Headquarters

Regional Advisor – Sharon Skinner Assistant Regional AdvisorTanja Bauerle Illustrator Coordinator – Michael Hale
Regional Advisor Emeritus – Dawn Dixon, RAE

Regional Volunteers

Appointed by the Regional Advisor

P.A.L. Liaison (Middle Grade/YA)Laura Ellen Reed P.A.L. Liaison (Picture Book)Dianne White Planning Committee Member at Large & Diversity Team POCs- Sara Fujimura Social Media Coordinator – Todd Gordon
KidLitMingle Host Coordinator – Amy Trueblood Diversity Team POCs – Harshita Jerath  Diversity Team POCs – Tonya Plank

KidLitMingle Hosts

Appointed by the Regional Advisor

(These meetings are open to all SCBWI AZ members regardless of location.)

Kingman Area Brent Potter  
Flagstaff Angelé Anderfuren  
North Scottsdale Eric Boyd  
Phoenix Central/Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Area Michael Hale  
Phoenix West Valley/Glendale, Surprise, Avondale, El Mirage, Sun City, Peoria, Tolleson Angela Morrison  
Phoenix East Valley/Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler, Apache Junction, Queen Creek Kathie McMahon and Eric Boyd  
Tucson/Oro Valley, Catalina Foothills, and Marana Lori Alexander and Joanne Pope  

Yuma – Open



Seeking the following Member Volunteers

Member volunteers are recruited, appointed, and coordinated by the Regional Advisor.

Proactive member volunteers are integral to our region’s success.

For details and to apply, please email with the subject line SCBWI AZ Volunteer.

– Membership and Marketing Assistant

– Networking and Kid Lit Mingle Coordinators for Yuma, Lake Havasau