Board of Directors
Richard Warren, Chairman
After a career as a Certified Financial Planner, Richard Warren moved to Las Vegas from Long Island, New York. A seasoned real estate investor, he is the author of A Rehabber’s Tale, the Reality of Fixing and Flipping Real Estate. Richard, an aspiring novelist and freelance writer, has written more than 150 real estate-related articles. Currently he is the consumer columnist for The Vegas Voice and the Organizer of the Las Vegas Writers Group.
Diane Taylor, Vice-President
After a career as a corporate communicator in Chicago, Diane Taylor moved to Las Vegas, where she embarked on a free-lance career writing for her former employer and an online tradeshow publication. She now writes about the Las Vegas convention scene, relates true stories with a humorous angle, and enjoys interviewing the wide variety of interesting people in the Las Vegas valley. Diane lives in Las Vegas with her husband and two beagles. She enjoys the local entertainment scene and playing live poker.
Sheryl Greenblatt, Secretary
Sheryl Greenblatt is a Long Island, NY native who has been living (and thawing) in Las Vegas for approximately four years now. She writes mystery novels, works as a freelance writer and is the proud mother of a six year old Beagle/ Yellow Lab rescue named after Anne Rice’s Mother of all Vampires. Thankfully, the dog has not yet developed a taste for human blood. Sheryl is currently the Critique Group Organizer for the Las Vegas Writers Group and contributes to Examiner.com covering Pets in Las Vegas.
Elisabeth Daniels, Director
Elisabeth Daniels is Deputy Administrator of the Nevada Housing Division, which provides housing and weatherization services for low- to moderate-income Nevada families. As past Chairperson of the Fight Fraud Taskforce and current Secretary of Nevada’s International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, Elisabeth is also an advocate for fraud awareness and prevention. Elisabeth is the author of The 5-Minute Guide to Diplomacy: Increase Your Income and Success in 5 Easy Steps. She is an award-winning flash fiction writer and a regular contributor to Desert Companion magazine. Elisabeth is also a painting instructor, mixed-media artist, and voice-over performer. Visit her online at moxiegirlproductions.com.
Eric Miller, Director
Eric James Miller is a novelist happily transplanted from Los Angeles to Las Vegas since 2006. A veteran of the independent film world and former resident of Venice, California, he finds life in the desert less neurotic, but equally as eclectic and entertaining as Hollywood and the SoCal beach communities. He uses his nose for business, taste buds for world cuisine and his fondness for deploying an array of disguises to explore life in Las Vegas.
Tami Cowden, Program Management
Tami Cowden makes her living as a writer in Las Vegas, primarily writing briefs as an appellate and commercial litigation attorney for the Las Vegas office of one the largest law firms in the country. Tami is also an award-winning author of romance and mystery. She lives with her husband, three basset hounds, and four cats in a vintage home in an area of the Vegas Valley widely considered to be Las Vegas. It’s actually Paradise.
Ginger Meurer, Youth Literary Programs
Deputy Editor of the View Neighborhood Newspapers, a group of twelve weekly newspapers that provide comprehensive coverage of the Las Vegas Valley, Ginger Meurer is also the co-author of Sinning in the City: A Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and has taught writing classes in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and memoir. She has worked as a reporter and copy editor, and she has won statewide awards for writing and design. Ginger has worked with dozens of new and seasoned writers to help them develop their full potential.