Board of Directors

IBPA is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors that regularly meet to discuss and plan the association’s business. Board members reflect IBPA’s varied membership and serve two- to four-year terms during which time they serve on committees that represent the best interests of the independent publishing association’s members.


Names marked with an asterix below are also members of the Executive Committee. All Officers, except the Board Chair and Executive Director, are also members of the Board.


Want to apply for the IBPA Board?

We welcome applications for Board positions. The deadline is December 31st of each year. Email for more information.


Board Chair

Peter GoodmanPeter Goodman*
Founder & President
Stone Bridge Press
PO Box 8208
Berkeley, CA 94707
Phone: 510-524-8732

Chief Executive Officer

BoleAngela-NewAngela Bole*
Independent Book Publishers Association
1020 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Suite 204
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-546-1818


Price,RobRob Price*
President & Founder
Price World Publishing
3971 Hoover Rd. Suite 77
Columbus, OH 43123-2839
Phone: 866-535-0913 x713


ElizabethTurnbullElizabeth Turnbull*
Senior Editor & Partner
Light Messages Publishing
5216 Tahoe Drive
Durham, NC 27713
Phone: 336-577-3515


Leslie_BrowningLeslie Browning
Founder & Senior Editor
Homebound Publications
P.O. Box 1442
Pawcatuck, CT 06379-0442
Phone: 860 574-5847

CutlerRobinRobin Cutler
Senior Manager, IngramSpark
Ingram Content Group
41 Anasazi Drive
Sandia Park, NM 87047
Phone: 505-819-8803

Keith_GartonKeith Garton
Red Chair Press
P.O. Box 333
South Egremont, MA 01258-0333
Phone: 413-528-2398

Ian Lamont*
i30 Media
PO Box 66121
Auburndale, MA 02466
Phone: 617-213-0811

Jim MilliotJim Milliot
Editorial Director
Publishers Weekly
71 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-377-5705

Shannon OkeyShannon Okey
Cooperative Press
13000 Athens Ave. C288
Lakewood, OH 44107
Phone: 216-269-4398

KarlaOlsonKarla Olson
Patagonia Books
259 W Santa Clara Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: 805-667-4878

JoshuaTallentJoshua Tallent
Chief eBook Architect
Firebrand Technologies
44 Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone: 978-225-2757

Brooke WarnerBrooke Warner*
She Writes Press
1563 Solano Ave #546
Berkeley, CA 94707
Phone: 212-966-2344

MarkWesleyMark Wesley
me+mi publishing
2820 Audubon Village Drive Suite 345
Norristown, PA 19403
Phone: 888-251-1444


DeltinaHayDeltina Hay
Dalton Publishing
9101 La Cresada Drive #1934
Austin, Texas 78749
Phone: 512-567-4955
Previous Board Chair (2013-2015)

Steve MetteeSteve Mettee
The Write Thought
1254 Commerce Ave.
Sanger, CA 93657
Phone: 559-876-2170
Fax: 559-876-2180
Previous Board Chair (2011-2013)

Sippola,CarleneCarlene Sippola
Whole Person Associates
101 W. 2nd Street, Ste. 203
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-727-0500
Previous Board Chair (2009-2011)

Florrie Binford Kichler
Patria Press
PO Box 752
Carmel. IN 46082
Phone: 317-577-1321
Previous Board Chair (2006-2009)

Kent Sturgis
Epicenter Press
PO Box 82368
Kenmore, WA 98028
Phone: 425-485-6822
Fax: 425-481-8253
Previous Board Chair (2004-2006)

Donald Tubesing
41 La Puerta Trail
Placitas, NM 87043
Phone: 505-771-1601
Fax: 505-771-1602
Previous Board Chair (2002-2004)

Linda Ligon
Interweave Press
201 E. Fourth St.
Loveland, CO
Phone: 970-669-7672
Previous Board Chair (2000-2002)

Nicholas S. Weir-Williams
Executive V-P and Associate Publisher
Continuum International
370 Lexington Ave.
New York NY 10017
Phone: 212-953-5858
Fax: 212-953-5944
Previous Board Chair (1998-2000)

Curt Matthews
Chicago Review Press
814 N. Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-337-0747
Fax: 312-337-5985
Previous Board Chair (1996-1998)

Jerry Marino
The Marino Group
1160 Hunter St.
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-299-6827
Fax: 619-299-6844
Previous Board Chair (1994-1996)

Leigh Cohn
Gürze Books
3420 Woodland Way
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: 619-434-7533
Fax: 619-434-5476
Previous Board Chair (1992-1994)

Robert (Bob) Erdmann
Columbine Communications
1116 Oakmont Dr., #6
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Phone: 925-274-1348
Previous Board Chair (1990 – 1992)

Howard Fisher
Fisher Books
4239 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
Phone: 520-744-6110
Fax: 520-292-0431
Previous Board Chair (1989-1990)

Gary Moselle
Craftsman Book Company
6058 Corte del Cedro
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone: 619-438-7828 x309
Fax: 619-438-0398
Previous Board Chair (1988-1989)

Robert Alberti, Ph.D.
Impact Publishers
PO Box 1094
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-1094
Phone: 805-543-5911
Fax: 805-543-4093
Previous Board Chair (1986-1988)

Richard E. Bye
3880 Pecos Dr.
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone: 619-767-4781
Previous Board Chair (1983-1986)


Jonathan Kirsch
Law Offices of Jonathan Kirsch
1880 Century Park East, Suite 515
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3003
Phone: 310-785-1200
Fax: 310-286-9573

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