MBPA is a professional trade community of independent publishers located in the MidAtlantic region of the United States. 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.
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2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Lawrence Knorr
Vice President: Erika Liodice
Treasurer: Beverly Richardson
Secretary: Bill Holland,
Director-At-Large: Rita Lucas
Their terms begin on January 1, 2013 and end on December 31, 2013. At this fall's member meeting, we'll hold an election for the two seats that will be opening up, which are the positions of president and treasurer. Please consider nominating a member you know who would be effective at these positions, or feel free to nominate yourself if you are interested, when calls for nomination are announced.
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