2018 Board

President – Pamela Kopfler

Published Works: Better Dead, book one in her B & B Spirits mystery series

Honors/Awards: 2016 Golden Heart Finalist

Email:  pamelakopfler@yahoo.com



“SOLA is my tribe through good and bad times. I cherish the friendships I’ve made and the deep well of resources my SOLA mates have to offer. The talent in the chapter is amazing.”


vice president -devon alexander

Current Work in Progress: First book in a historical romance series.

Honors/Awards: Received 1st place for an essay on family.

Email: devon.o.alexander@gmail.com


“I love the way members step up to help each other. Whether it’s answering questions for newbies, attending signings for published members, or keeping me accountable and on track, there’s always someone willing to help.”


Treasurer – ann cantrell

Published Works: Legacy of Time, Legacy of Revenge, Legacy of Conflict, and Calico Queen

Honors/Awards: A nursing article won first place in the Clinical Category in the AORN/Johnson and Johnson 2001 Writers Contest.

Email: annbcantrell@yahoo.com


“I love SOLA because of the friendship and help I’ve received over the years, plus the education. I get re-inspired after we do something.”


Secretary – Liah penn

VP Communications – Jan Lugenbuhl


Volunteer Positions:

  • Program Committee – Liah Penn and Vicky McHenry
  • Membership Coordinator – Karen Kersting
  • PAN  (Published Author Network) – Farrah Rochon
  • Website/Newsletter Editor – Megan Bates
  • Web Liaison – Jamie Bergeron
  • PRO Liaison – Charlotte Parker
  • Fund Raising – Dawn Chartier
  • Publicity/Photographer – Jan Lugenbuhl