Board of Directors 2023-2024

The board of the Saint Louis Poetry Center is made up of dedicated individuals who serve Saint Louis Poetry Center in various capacities as part of their board commitment.  Many of the programs and events are directed or overseen by board members.  We are indebted to all our board friends, past and present, for their devotion to Saint Louis Poetry Center.

Executive Committee

J.R. Tappenden

Jenn Goldring

Ted Mathys

Amanda Wells

Erin Quick*


Interim Vice President

Immediate Past President


Executive Director

Board Members

Pacia Elaine Anderson

Dwight Bitikofer

Ronnie Fredman

Lauren Gentry

Dana Levin

Elizabeth Petersen

Kenneth Pruitt


Mary Ruth Donnelly

*ex-officio, non-voting member