June 18 – June 25, 2009 Edition

Book Publishers
Name New President

NEW YORK, NY/AUTORLINK NEWS/06/19/09–Carlene Sippola has been named president of The Independent Book Publishers Association. She owns Whole Person Associates and previously served as an IBPA board member for four years.

In addition, the organization named three new board members: Danny O. Snow, a senior fellow of the Society for New Communications Research; Dr. Patti Phillips, president and CEO of ROI Institute; and Stephanie Stewart, the U.S. sales and marketing manager and the government grants coordinator for Fitzhenry & Whiteside.

The IBPA is the largest non-profit trade association representing independent publishers and has more than 4,000 members.