Heyday’s Board of Directors and Staff


Board of Directors

Steve Wax, Chair
Managing Partner
The Cooke Wax Partnership
Sebastopol, CA

Andree Abecassis, Vice Chair
Former Literary Agent and Agency Owner
Ann Elmo Agency
Berkeley, CA

Whitney Green, Treasurer
Former Senior Vice President of Line Production
Walt Disney Pictures
Santa Monica, CA

Don Franzen
Entertainment Attorney
The Law Offices of Funsten & Franzen
Beverly Hills, CA

Bruce Goldsmith
Author, Screenwriter, and Playwright
Past President, PEN USA
Los Angeles, CA

Lizbeth Hasse
Creative Industry Law and JAMS
San Francisco and Berkeley, CA

Catherine Kanner
Catherine Kanner Design & Illustration
Los Angeles, CA

Zachary Karabell
River Twice Research
New York, NY

Brian Kenny
Director of Collections and Archives & Technology Manager
Hearst Western Properties at Hearst Corporation
San Francisco, CA

Marty Price
Former Teacher, Oakland and Berkeley Unified School Districts
Former Vice Principal, Oakland Technical High School
Oakland, CA

Megan Vered
Writing Workshop Facilitator
San Rafael, CA


Guy Lampard, Chair Emeritus
Mill Valley, CA



Steve Wasserman, Publisher/Executive Director

Emmerich Anklam, Assistant to the Publisher/Editor

Julie Coryell, Marketing and Publicity Manager

Emily Grossman, Development Manager

Ashley Ingram, Senior Designer

Keasley Jones, Finance and Operations Manager

Diane Lee, Art Director/Production Director

Christopher Miya, Sales Director

Marlon Rigel, Operations and Production Associate

Marthine Satris, Acquisitions Editor

Terria Smith, Director of the Berkeley Roundhouse

Gayle Wattawa, Editorial Director


Malcolm Margolin, Founder, Retired