New Members

Melanie writes for numerous regional and national magazines.
Anne is author of the newly-released book  “Part-Time Nomads, Traveling the World by Bicycle”
Maria and her photographer mom travel the world as social media influencers.
Chrisie is among the top 10 Most Influential Women of the Sierra Nevada
Nicole Shearer is the Director of Public Relations for KPS3.
Kahja is also the creator and host of the As Told By Podcast, where she interviews Bay Area notables.
Nicole specializes in writing about her favorite city — San Francisco.
Debbie is a restaurant entrepreneur with a flair for writing about food and wine.
Laura is a Smithsonian travel correspondent and contributes regularly to Conde Nast Traveler and other outlets.
Sheree is the newest member of the BATW Editors Council.
Lalit writes a monthly column in ‘India Currents’ magazine.
Elisa is our newest provisional member and works in humanitarianism and international development.
Phaneuf edits the award-winning stories within Via Magazine.
Deborah oversees the editorial content for Diablo, Napa Sonoma, and the company’s many custom publications.
Pendrey is a writer who also crafts bilingual poetry.
Gary is a longtime columnist, writer and author of several books.
Linda is a seasoned PR professional living in San Luis Obispo.
Andrew has two hospitality-related companies, including the highly-regarded AF&C.