From MBPA: Election Results for 2013 Transitional Board of Directors For the first time ever, we had a surplus of candidates for open board positions, and the results are in! Your new 2013 Board of Directors includes: Bill Holland - Windmill Books Ltd. Lawrence Knorr - Sunbury Press, Inc. Erika Liodice - Dreamspire Press, LLC Rita Lucas - Jus' Soul Press, LLC Beverly Richardson - DreaMerchant Press The first four are our newly elected members, and we know continuing member Beverly Richardson will leverage her considerable background in organizational effectiveness and her experience for the last year on the current board to help bring them up to speed. When the new board is officially seated in January, their first order of business will be to elect from among themselves the four Corporate Officers -- president, vice president, treasurer and secretary -- with the fifth person serving as Director At Large. MBPA is a professional trade community of independent publishers located in the MidAtlantic area. We welcome all independent and self-publishers, along with authors considering becoming independent publishers, in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Washington, DC. We are a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), the largest non-profit trade association representing independent publishers.