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Conference Coordinator: Julie Leto
Julie Leto is a New York Times bestselling author of nearly 50 novels. She is the immediate past president of NINC and a Florida native. She graduated with degrees in Speech Communication and English (Creative Writing) from the University of South Florida and currently lives in Tampa with her daughter, a rescued border-collie mix pup and a Russian Siberian cat.
Sponsorship: Diane Capri
Diane Capri is (finally) living her dreams (and nightmares) as a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling mystery/thriller/suspense author. A recovering lawyer, she served as a founding member and board member of International Thriller Writers, and board member of the Florida Chapter of MWA. She is thrilled to be your 2015 NINC Conference Industry Sponsor Liaison.
JOT/Moderators: Karen King
Karen King is an award winning author of more than a dozen novels. She writes mostly historical romance under the pen name Katy Madison. As an empty nester she makes her home with an abandoned cat smack dab in the middle of the country in Kansas City, Missouri.
Speaker Liaison: Karen Tintori Katz
Karen Tintori is an internationally bestselling author of fiction and non-fiction whose novels have been translated into more than 25 languages. Tintori has a B.A. in journalism from Wayne State University, lives in Michigan, and holds dual U.S.-Italian citizenship.
Program Ads: Rochelle Paige
Rochelle Paige writes romance in a variety of sub-genres: contemporary, new adult, paranormal and romantic suspense. Although she holds a BA in Economics, her career was mainly spent as a marketing professional. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida, with her two sons.
Hotel Contact Liaison: Karen Fox
When not embroiled in the adventure and romance of her latest characters, Karen Fox shares her house in Colorado Springs, CO with her husband, her granddaughter, and four cats. She has published eight paranormal romance novels, one short story and one young adult novella. Her second book, SOMEWHERE MY LOVE, was a 1998 RITA Finalist for the Romance Writers of America. She’s currently at work on a young adult urban fantasy and new romance.
Registrar: Pam McCutcheon
Pam McCutcheon writes romance and nonfiction books for writers under her own name, and the YA urban fantasy Demon Underground series as Parker Blue. She lives in Colorado Springs with her three rescue dogs.
Night Owl Coordinator: Margaret Daley
Margaret Daley, both a traditional and self published author, is a USA Today Bestseller with more than 5 million books sold worldwide. She writes inspirational romances: contemporary and romantic suspense. She is nearing her goal of writing and publishing 100 stories. She writes for Harlequin Love Inspired and Love Inspired Suspense as well as Abingdon Press.
NINC Central Coordinator: Terese Ramin
Terese Ramin is the award winning author of eleven novels and numerous short stories. She has worked as NINC's Administrative Assistant then Central Coordinator since 2014.
Contact the Conference Committee
- For suggestions regarding speakers, topics or ANY general conference inquiries, contact Julie Leto
- For suggestions regarding Night Owl topics, contact Margaret Daley
- For issues regarding registration, including cancellation/refunds, contact Terese Daly-Ramin
- For information regarding sponsorships, contact Diane Capri
- For information regarding advertising in our program, contact Rochelle Paige
*Questions regarding your hotel reservation should be directed to the hotel. If you are cancelling your room or require NINC intervention with a problem, please contact Karen Fox. (When you cancel your room, the hotel will not necessarily put that room back into our block with the conference discount. Contacting us ensures we get the room back. Thank you!)
Julie Leto (Conference Coordinator)
Pam McCutcheon (Registration)
Margaret Daley (Night Owl Coordinator)
Karen Tintori Katz (Speaker Liaison)
Rochelle Paige (Program Advertising)
Diane Capri (Sponsorship)
Terese Daly-Ramin (NINC Central Coordinator)
Karen King (Volunteer Coordinator)
Karen Fox (Hotel Liaison)
Attention NINC Applicants
If you would like to attend the NINC Conference, but you're still waiting for your membership to be approved, please register for the conference using the Member Registration form. If for some reason your application is denied, you will be refunded your full conference fee.