President:                               Brooke Fossey

First Vice President:             Rosemary Clement

Second V.P.:                          Candice Watson

Treasurer:                              Karen Ferrell

Secretary:                               David Goodner

Director of Special Projects:   Stacey Kuhnz

Director of Communications: Brian Tracey

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

Officer(s) absent:  None


Time meeting called to order:  1906 (7:06 pm)

Business Reports:      None



Visitors: 2

New Members: 3


Submissions: 2

 Rejections: 6



  • George Gothwaite - two books sold!
  • Allen Crowley has a story coming out in August and an article sold
  • Dave Wampach - 1 partial request, 1 full request
  • Michelle O'neil - Pub deal with Fox Press
  • Carolyn Williamson - query request for a cookbook
  • Karen Farrell - Full request for PB&J, OWAFI writing contest: 1st place middle grade novel, 2nd place adult short story, 2nd place juvenile short story
  • Jane Louiston - 2 query requests, 2 partial requests
  • Charles Breckenridge - full request
  • Dick (?) partial request, full request
  • Candice Watson - 3 query requests
  • Sally Hamilton - Free pie while driving Laura Zats to the airport.  Partial request, full request



  • Melissa Lenhardt- invited to speak at Lubbock TX Bookfest October 28
  • John Bartell says thank you to all the Wranglers



Conference News:   

  • Early bird registration is live.  $209 price available till may 15th.



Time adjourned: 1932

Total attendance: 51



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