Joan Prestine, Secretary

Joan Prestine is an award-winning author of children’s books and lecturer in the field of writing and publishing. She has published twenty-four books and resource guides with Price Stern Sloan, Simon and Schuster, McGraw-Hill and presented over 350 workshops to educators, authors, parents, and children. She has been in leadership positions and served on Boards for Junior League of Los Angeles (volunteer of the year 2012), St. Joseph Center, Les Amies, the Boy Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts, and PTSA (elected parent of the year). She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.