my professional affiliations

Foreign Desk, Communicator
International correspondence, U.S CDN London based medias FPA (2013-2018), NPC Washington DC (2017-2018)
Lower Island News Society
  • editorial board
  • Newspaper archives & web admin, 2013-2018
  • column 2007-2018

Active memberships in:

  •  Foreign Press Association (FPA) 2013-2018
  • National Press Club (NPC) – Communicator, listed on NPC freelancers roster 2017-2018
  •  Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), Society of Professional Journalists (SEJ) 2006-2010

Current community memberships in:

– I.O.O.F (Independent Oder of Odd Fellows) Victoria’s Lodge 1, Cross-border liaison, DC and Comms. 

  • first woman of two women accepted as an Odd Fellow (formerly women could be only serve as ‘Rebekahs’)
  • Monday Magazine got wind of it and Jason Youmans wrote an amusing story on Jan 11, 2008 hereIf “page no longer available” see Pdf 

Little tidbits

Posted Salem-news staff bio_June 23_2011 Salem News  www.salem-news.com

  •  In 2011, Financial secretary and in 2012, Treasurer.
  • If you are interested in learning more about Odd Fellows or reading local articles on OF volunteer work in the community let me know and I will arrange a tour for you.
  • Washington DC rep 2012
  • In November 2014, Washington DC fellowship walk. Including in October 2016, 2017, G.W.P.F. Walk, in the Capital.