President: Kate Bullock
Kate Bullock is a Canadian designer, organizer, podcaster, and blogger who wears way too many hats. She's one of the forces behind Breakout Gaming Convention, a co-host and community organizer at the Gauntlet Podcast, and the President of the Indie Game Developer Network. The ashcan of her game, Crossroads Carnival, premiered at Gen Con last year and she's been working hard on her blog, Bluestocking's Organic Gaming, as well as a few games since. You can check her out at her blog here.
Treasurer: Rich Ranallo
Rich Ranallo is a game designer, web developer and recovering political organizer currently haunting the south side of Chicago. He's currently jumping back into the design world after a sixteen-year absence, working on Velvet Generation for XIG Games and making minor contributions to various other projects around the community. He's a regular at the Chicago Area Game Writers' Colloquium and right now is just waiting for the next Metatopia to come around.
Secretary: Craig Campbell
Craig Campbell is an indie RPG designer and the owner of NerdBurger Games. He is the designer of the award-winning CAPERS RPG, as well as Die Laughing and Murders & Acquisitions. Craig has been playing RPGs for nearly thirty years and has freelanced for games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Iron Kingdoms, Heavy Metal Thunder Mouse, Pip System, and Never Going Home. He shares his experiences with up-and-coming RPG designers regularly and encourages, promotes, and mentors new design voices. He is a staunch believer that there is no such thing as “too many games.”
Convention Coordinator: Pete Petrusha
Pete Petrusha is an indie game designer, tabletop RPG promoter, and the founder of Imagining Games. He is the designer, author, and award nominated art director behind the empowering story building game, Dreamchaser: A Game of Destiny. Pete promotes tabletop RPGs at a variety of conventions throughout the country and leads an Indie Games on Demand movement in his local area. He is a staff writer for Gnome Stew, member of the Chicago Area Game Writers in Colloquium, a Herald for Envoy, and is a passionate proponent of the IGDN Metatopia Sponsorship.
Retail Coordinator: Tim Rodriguez
Tim Rodriguez designs and publishes tabletop board games, roleplaying games, and mobile video games. He’s responsible for operations and development with Galileo Games. He’s contributed to supplements for Button Shy Games, Magpie Games, and Greater than Games; is a four-time judge for the Cardboard Edison Awards for unpublished board games; and performed and produced the “Dice, Food, Lodging” podcast from 2008-2010. He currently holds the position of Retail Coordinator with IGDN, where he works to expand its member-publishers access to international distribution and retail channels.
Diversity Coordinator: Camdon Wright
Camdon Wright is a game writer and designer that loves to play pretend, tell stories, and share a gaming table with new people. He is the owner of the Unicorn Motorcycle Games, a staff writer at the ENnie award winning gaming blog Gnome Stew, and is currently working on One Child’s Heart, a game about child welfare professionals.
Resources Coordinator: Misha Bushyager
Misha is a longtime gamer and designer working on making sure the next generation of geeks sees themselves represented. She’s a panelist, writer, editor, proofreader, and sensitivity reader for tabletop RPGs and larps. She’s one of the founders of New Agenda Publishing and a curator for More Seats at the Table. She’s worked on Orun, #Feminism, Chill:SAVE, Lovecraftesque, Dead Scare, Misspent Youth:Sell Out With Me, Masks:Unbound, and the as yet unpublished larp Nightingales.