EXECUTIVE - JANUARY 1, 2017 to DECEMBER 31, 2017
John Di Leonardo
Ronnie R. Brown
THE ONTARIO POETRY
SOCIETY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
members of The Ontario Poetry Society are busy creating and organizing
a variety of projects and events.
I.B. (BUNNY) ISKOV
Bunny edits and publishes the tri-annual “Verse Afire” newsletter.
She also organizes and plans all of T.O.P.S. festivals and poetry parties.
Bunny is busy on the phone and the e-mail contacting the members to
remind them about sending in their poems for the contests and the newsletters.
Bunny manages T.O.P.S. finances as Treasurer
and she also promotes T.O.P.S. to everyone she comes into contact with.
CLEMENT - PUBLICATIONS LAYOUT & DESIGN - WEBMASTER
had his first poem published in his high school yearbook way back in
the ‘50s and has been writing sporadically ever since. He became a TOPS
member in 2004 and won First Prize in “The Price is Right” contest in
that year. Mark attends the TOPS events regularly where he thoroughly
enjoys reading and listening to other members read their work. Mark’s
participation in TOPS has encouraged him to collect some of his work
in self-published chapbooks. Mark recently had his first collection
published, Islands in the Shadow, Dec. 2008 by Hidden Brook Press.
To read some of Mark’s poetry visit his site at: http://www.inkbottlepress.com/justpoems.htm
RONDA WICKS - PUBLICATIONS LAYOUT & DESIGN
Ronda owns, edits,
designs covers and publishes all trade books and anthologies for SkyWing
Press. Prior to this (and currently) she also edits and does occasional
cover designs for HMS Press. She was the National Media Coordinator
for the CPA (Canadian Poetry Association 2004-2012) and has been a Consul
for the CPG (Canadian Poets Guild) since 2016. She is also T.O.P.S.'
Branch Manager for the Mitchell and Area region. Her poetry and artwork
have both been published internationally. You can view her personal
website at rondawicksellercwg.wixsite.com/home.