Welcome, New Officers

The members have spoken. We welcome Jamie Moesser as president, Jessica Allred as vice president, Karen Pierotti as secretary, and Michelle Stoddard as treasurer. Thank you to all who nominated, volunteered, and voted. I also want to thank the previous leadership, Laura Henriksen, Jacob Blocker, and Karen Pierotti for all their hard work and dedication […]

It’s that time of year again

June is only a day away, and that means elections for the new Utah Valley Writers leadership. Today is the last day to nominate members to the positions of president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. In the next couple of weeks, we will vote on those who agree to run. The leaders volunteer their time […]

Thank you and Welcome

July marks the new year for Utah Valley Writers. I want to thank last year’s leaders, Laura Davis, and Everett Powers for their work in keeping UVW going. They willingly performed any task they were asked, and they did it well. As we move forward, we welcome the new presidency, some of whom served last […]

2016 Leadership Elections

Voting for our leadership is an annual tradition that allows members to contribute and become more involved with our group. Members in good standing are invited to participate in the nomination and voting process. 2016 Candidates DAPHNE HIGBEE spent her childhood in libraries, listening to stories and checking out as many books as she could […]


Positions in Utah Valley Writers are through nominations and/or volunteering, followed by a chapter vote. None of our officers are paid or compensated in any way. Each person gives of their time and talents to ensure our community of writers is learning more about the craft and business of writing. If you would like to […]


DAPHNE HIGBEE is a new-age librarian who yearns to see her name immortalized alongside the other literary heroes. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English – emphasis in creative writing – and a minor in Computers in the Humanities, which is a silly way of saying she can do all the technical […]

Vice President



JACOB BLOCKER has been a member of Utah Valley Writers for two years and loves it. He finds the UVW critique meetings kicks his story into gear.  He and his wife have four children, one of which they just welcomed into their family.