Executive Director: Judith Silverthorne
The Executive Director is responsible for the general direction, operations and resource management of the Guild. She also works closely with the Board and our core funders (Saskatchewan Lotteries, and SaskCulture).
Executive Assistant: Leah MacLean-Evans
The Executive Assistant responds to general inquiries by phone, mail, and email. She also provides support for the Executive Director, the Accountant, the Program Manager, and the SWG Board.
Accountant: Lauren Numrich
The Accountant oversees all financial matters for the Guild and the SWG Foundation.
Membership and Communications Coordinator: Samantha Workman
The Membership and Communications Coordinator manages membership, volunteer, and donor databases and relations. She maintains the SWG website, including the member area, and coordinates all SWG social media profiles, as well as some general communications and marketing.
Program Manager: Tracy Hamon
The Program Manager plans, organizes, delivers, and monitors the Guild's programs and services. These programs include awards, workshops, mentorships, readings, the Manuscript Evaluation Service, the Fall Conference/AGM, writing groups, rural programs, and the Poet Laureate program.
Program Coordinator: Oin Nicholson
The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the SWG Author Readings Program, ACCESS TV show (Bookworm's Corner), Write After Lunch Talk Series, Words in the Park, Readings by the River, and Youth Programming, as well as assisting with all other programs of the Guild.
Publications Coordinator: Stephanie Campbell
The Publications Coordinator prepares and distributes the Guild's weekly electronic news bulletin Ebriefs, is responsible for Freelance, the bi-monthly member newsletter, and the Guild's publications for emerging writers and high school students respectively, Spring and Windscript, as well as for layout of Grain magazine and all Guild promotional materials.
Indigenous Program Coordinator: Nickita Longman
The Indigenous Program Coordinator plans, organizes, delivers, and monitors the Guild's Indigenous programs and services including Storytelling events, programs for youth, professional development workshops, writing retreats, and events.
Program Assistant: Daniella Rozin
The Program Assistant manages the Grain subscription database, processes workshop registrations, as well as assisting the Program Manager and Program Coordinators with planning, organizing and on-site event facilitation.
Grain Editor: Adam Pottle
The Editor is in charge of all editorial matters for Grain, the Guild’s award-winning literary journal. The Editor manages the assistant genre editors, applies for funding, selects pieces and oversees the layout and printing of the magazine.
For submissions or ads to Freelance, the SWG members newsletter, please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org