Board of Directors

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Kristin Raven
President

 

Kristin completed the University of Washington Screenwriting Certificate Program in 2017. Since then, she has had scripts advance in both the Austin Film Festival and Final Draft screenwriting competitions. She currently serves as the President and the Events Chair for the Northwest Screenwriters Guild, helping to foster the growing link between Hollywood and the screenwriting community in the Pacific Northwest. In her free time, Kristin is often hiking through the beautiful trails of Washington or cheering on the Seahawks and the UW Huskies.

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Nicole Pouchet
Vice President

 

A former Broadway assistant director, Nicole is a published novelist and a screenwriter for Zombie Orpheus Entertainment’s fantasy TV series, Strowlers. Her screenplays have earned finalist placements in PAGE International Screenwriting Award and Tracking Board Launchpad’s Contest. Books from the novelist’s Elemental Myths paranormal romance series have ranked #1 on Amazon bestseller lists and won second prize in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Her latest manuscript won first place in a 2017 Romance Writers of America contest. Nicole recently moved cross-country from the D.C. area to Seattle and finds that she enjoys the rain. Now that she’s sold her marketing agency, Nicole spends her hours writing, raising two sons with her spouse, watching Doctor Who, and staring at the ceiling.

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Carrie Wachob
Secretary

 

Carrie Wachob is an award-winning Seattle-based screenwriter, filmmaker, and dog lover. She writes genre dark comedy and horror. For the last 10 years she’s also worked as a video editor and multimedia coordinator for Seattle Children’s Hospital. She studied digital video at the Art Institute of Seattle and has a B.A. in Journalism-Communications from the University if Washington.

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Michael DiMartino
Treasurer

 

Michael DiMartino has served as Treasurer on past boards. As a screenwriter his scripts have been a semi-finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Contest and have been 2nd Round choices at the Austin Film Festival. He currently has two screenplays that have been optioned.

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Jeremy J. Dodd
President Emeritus

 

Jeremy J. Dodd is an award-winning writer, director, and producer whose work spans commercial television, show development, and corporate communications. Most recently he’s worked as a writer and producer at Microsoft, articulating the company’s vision for the role of artificial intelligence in people’s lives. Prior to Microsoft, Jeremy spent 10 years in the advertising industry running his own agency where he produced national and regional campaigns for clients such as Boeing, Behr Paint, Virginia Mason Hospital, and many others. Jeremy holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington, and is the co-founder of the Northwest’s Bigfoot Script Challenge.