John C. “Bud” Sparhawk has been awarded the 2018 Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award. Sparhawk served as the Eastern Regional Director from 2007 until 2011, when he was elected SFWA Treasurer. In 2013 he became SFWA’s first Chief Financial Officer. SFWA president Cat Rambo said:
It’s been a privilege to work with Bud throughout my time on the SFWA board. He has been instrumental in leading the organization into new financial stability and transparency as well as implementing the new Givers Fund Grant program.
The award will be presented during SFWA’s 52nd Annual Nebula Conference, May 17-20, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh PA.
For more information, see the SFWA website.