The results of the SFWA officers’ election were announced. As of July 1, 2013, the new board will be:
President: Steven Gould
Vice-President: Rachel Swirsky
Secretary: Susan Forest
Treasurer: Bud Sparhawk
South/Central Regional Director: Lee Martindale
Overseas Regional Director: Tansy Rayner Roberts
There were 516 ballots cast by the April 26, 2013 deadline, up from 395 last year. Of those, 23 were discarded as invalid due to lack of the required cover sheets, down from 87 invalid ballots last year.