Island Press Staff

President's Office

David Miller, President



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Heather Boyer, Vice President and Executive Editor

Emily Turner, Senior Editor

Erin Johnson, Editor

Courtney Lix, Editor

Rebecca Bright, Associate Editor & Rights Manager

Annie Byrnes, Editorial Assistant

Laurie Mazur, Urban Resilience Editor (short form)


Sharis Simonian, Production Manager

Elise Ricotta, Assistant Production Editor

Kendall Geisel, Production Assistant


Julie Marshall, Vice President and Director of Marketing & Sales

Jason Leppig, Associate Director of Marketing

Jaime Jennings, Associate Director of Publicity

Kyler Geoffroy, Online Marketing Manager

Rachel Miller, Sales Manager

Jen Hawse, Partnership Manager

Christerpher Beaudry, Business Systems Analyst

Julie Greene, Publicity & Marketing Assistant


Meredith Harkel, Director of Development

Andrea Kimberling, Development Assistant



Ken Hartzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Laura Hess, Director of Accounting & Administration

Amy Bridges, Office Manager & Accounting Clerk