Board President: Nancy Cary –
Vice President: Amy Forrest – Amy enjoys teaching critical analysis for UCSD’s Muir College Writing Program. She has taught creative writing at UCSD and for So Say We All’s Veteran Writing Program. Amy completed an MFA in 2012 (UCSD) and likes to write experimental fiction. She lives in Cardiff with her family.
Secretary: Jen Derilo –
Treasurer: Rolf Yngves –
Patrick Eugene Stewart – Patrick E. Stewart is the Executive Director of Words Alive, a local non-profit specializing in the development of literacy enhancement programs for large education partners. Prior to this, Patrick has been the Producing Artistic Director for Sushi Performance & Visual Arts, the Executive Director for the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, DC, and the Managing Director for the theatre and performance programs for the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture. In addition to his managerial roles at arts and culture organizations.
Jason Eliaser, esq. – Jason received his BA in Creative Writing and Theater Arts at UC Santa Cruz in 2000, and received his JD at McGeorge School of Law in 2006. He has lived in and practiced law in San Diego since 2007, and opened his solo practice in 2012. Jason was awarded San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” in 2016. Jason lives in Mission Hills with his significant other, Monica, and their cat, Ruth Bader Ginspurr.
Eber Lambert – Eber is currently the Senior Director of Engineering Programs and Ingenu Inc., managing the development of IOT network software and devices. Over the past 20 years, he has become increasingly involved with the SD writing and spoken word community as a writer, performer and organizer. He has been published in multiple SDWI Year In Ink anthologies and various on-line magazines. He co-produced Dime Stories, and hosted/produced the New Poetic Brew Open Mic. He has been working with SSWA VAMP and Green Room Writing workshops since 2013.
Sara Morrison – Sara Morrison joined the board of So Say We All at the beginning of 2016. She is the Membership Director at the San Diego History Center and is responsible for developing and implementing strategy to acquire and steward members to the organization. Prior to the History Center, she worked at Classics 4 Kids where she was responsible for marketing, annual gifts, and grant writing. From 2003 to 2013, she worked at Girl Scouts San Diego in several positions in camps, event planning, and organizational management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Outdoor Recreation and a certificate of Nonprofit Management from San Francisco State University. She serves as the North Park Festival of Arts Chair and previously has served on the Board of North Park Main Street and on their Organization Committee. She enjoys writing fiction for fun with Elephant Words and NYC Midnight.