The DWW Board
For the term June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2017
President Carl Anthony
Vice President / New Membership Chair Cindy Hampel
Treasurer Theresa Falzone
Secretary Veronica Dale
Immediate Past President Linda C. Anger
BOARD MEMBER PROFILES
Cindy Hampel has earned awards for investigative journalism and feature writing. She has reported for daily newspapers, served in corporate media relations, and consulted on editorial projects for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Cindy lives with her family in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Veronica Dale has a background in pastoral ministry and writes fantasy fiction. Three of her flash fiction pieces were published online by Flashshot and Scent of an Ending. She won first place in the Julia Grice Fiction Competition with her short story “Dried Beans,” which later appeared in the St. Anthony Messenger magazine. Her fiction has received recognition from Writers’ Digest, Writers of the Future, Rochester Writers and the National League of American Pen Women. Currently she is revising a four-book fantasy series.
Linda Angér is the owner of The Write Concept, Inc., a marketing communications company founded in 2000. Her clients have included DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Valeo Corporation, The Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Foundation, HAVEN, The Royal Park Hotel, and small businesses throughout Michigan. Her business writing has been featured in Black Engineer Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, MultiCultural Law Journal, and in many online business magazines. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in national publications such as Mused-the Bella Online Journal, Still Crazy Magazine, and the Almost Touching Anthology.
Iris Lee Underwood is a graduate of Oakland University, a past president of DWW, and former Writer in Residence at the Troy Public Library. Her publication credits include The MacGuffin, Farming Magazine, Michigan Gardener, edibleWOW, Michigan Out-of-Doors, Woods-N-Water News, Rotarian, Metro Parent, Quilter’s World,The Oakland Press, Romeo Observer, Tri-City Times, Eccentric and Observer papers, Detroit News, Royal Oak Tribune, Grand Rapids Press, and the Appaliachian News Express in Pikesville, Kentucky. Iris owns Yule Love it Lavender Farm in Leonard, Michigan.