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DATE: May 23-26, 2014
Hunt Valley Inn MD
Hunt Valley MD

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  • GoH: Brandon Sanderson
  • ART GoH: Halo Jankowski
  • Music GoH: Kenneth Anders
  • 2014 Compton Crook Award Winner: Charles E. Gannon
  • 2013 Compton Crook Award Winner: Myke Cole
  • 2014 Heinlein Award Winner: Geffrey A. Landis
  • Special Science Guest (Sunday Only):Vinton Cerf
  • Author Ghost of Honor: Robert Jordan
  • Fan Ghost of Honor: Marty Gear

  • Balticon 48 Committee & Staff:
    • Balticon 48 Chair: Kelly Shannon Pierce
    • Balticon Vice-Chair: Thomas “The Red” Horman
    • Balticon Treasurer: Shirley Avery
    • BSFS Amateur Writing Contest Coordinator: John Zaharick
    • BSFS Amateur Writing Contest Judges: Alexander Harris, Karlo Yeager, John Zaharick, Szu-Chien (Ben) Wang, Lesa Gould, Sarah Pinsker, Miriam Winder-Kelly, Dale Arnold
    • Anime Program & Anime Room Coordinator: Kathreja Sarfati
    • Anime Program Staff: Lee Benjamin Sarfati, John Landi, Tom Stidman, Christine Chase, Jason Gregory Banks
    • Art Program Coordinator: Helen “Halla” Fleischer
    • Assistant Art Program Coordinator: Jonette Butler
    • Art Program Tech Manager: Eric “Dr. Gandalf ” Fleischer
    • Art Show Villainess: Nora Echeverria
    • Art Show Auctioneer: Eric “Dr. Gandalf ” Fleischer
    • Art Show Chancellor: Martin Deutsch
    • Art Show Queen Emeritus: Shirley Avery
    • Artist Alley Coordinator: Tristan Alexander
    • Berserker Lair Moms: Molly Brown, Sue Bowen
    • BSFS Charity Auction Coordinator: Kelly Shannon Pierce
    • Assistant Charity Auction Coordinator: Jim Wilmering
    • Charity Auction Auctioneer: Eric “Dr Gandalf ” Fleischer
    • BSFAN Editor/Advertising: Patti Kinlock
    • BSFAN Assistant Editor: Laura Somerville
    • Children’s Program Coordinator: Eta Hack
    • Compton Crook Administration Committee: Jonette Butler, Donna Dearborn
    • Kamikaze Computer Services: Mark Schleifer, Craig Forbes, Jay Forbes, Dan Brashler, Megan Schleifer, Elspeth Dodge, Jay Clark, Jeff McOrmond
    • Con-Suite Coordinator: Leigh Eirich
    • Costuming Program Coordinator: Lisa Ashton
    • Dealers’ Room (Head Hucksters): Larry Sands, Kathy Kasprzak
    • Fan Program Coordinators: Jonette Butler, Szu-Chien (Ben) Wang
    • Fan Tables Coordinator: Jasen Stengel
    • Filk & Other Musical Mayhem Coordinator: “Gorgeous” Gary Ehrlich
    • Film Festival Director/Coordinator: Jonette Butler
    • Assistant Film Festival Coordinator: Lance Oszko
    • Filmmaking Program Coordinator: Jonette Butler
    • Hal Haag Memorial Game Room Coordinator: Donna Dearborn
    • Game Room Assistant: Eric “Hymie” Hymowitz
    • Gaming Program Coordinator: Michelle Hymowitz
    • RPG Gaming Coordinator: Mark E. Geary
    • Graphic Design (Badge & T-shirts): Nora Echeverria
    • Guest of Honor Liaison Coordinator: Adrienne Reynolds
    • Guest of Honor Liaisons: Joseph Ward, Anna Tamadong, Romeo Capriotti, Rodger Burns, Caitlin Reynolds, Alex Reynolds, Galia Godel, Gary Ehrlich
    • Hall Costume Awards Coordinator: Brian Butler
    • Hotel Liaison: Ann Marie Rudolph
    • Hotel Liaison Staff: Art Blumberg, Peter Eirich, Colette Fozard
    • Hotel Negotiator: Peter Eirich
    • Information Desk/Sales Table Coordinator: Patti Kinlock
    • Information Desk/Sales Table Staff: Kenn Breckenridge, Sharessa Elliott, Carol Reynolds
    • LARP Coordinators: Miriam “Emi” Steiner, Karen Miden
    • Literary Programming: Editors Danielle Ackley-McPhail
    • Literary Programming: Readers, Small Press Publishing, Writers: Patrick Scaffido, Jonette Butler
    • Loadmaster: Martin Deutsch
    • Logistics Coordinator: Brian Butler
    • Masquerade Coordinator: Renfield
    • Masquerade Green Room Coordinator: Cindy Shockey
    • Masquerade Caller: Larry Schroeder
    • Masquerade Setup: The dozens of others behind the scenes. With special thanks to Jim Housell and Persis Thorndike.
    • New Media Program Coordinator: Patrick Scaffido
    • New Media Program Assistants: Rob Stauffer, Bruce Lerner
    • Operations & Security Commander: Moria Trent
    • Operations & Security Lt. Commander: Erin Hudgins
    • Party Coordinator: Jasen Stengel
    • Pocket Program/Program Grid: Michael Rafferty, Anne-Marie Young, Gwen Fireman
    • Balticon Podcast Coordinator: Patrick Scaffido
    • Poetry Program Coordinator: Patti Kinlock
    • Poetry Workshop Co-Coordinators: Patti Kinlock, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Katie Hartlove
    • Poetry Contest Judges: Vonnie Winslow Crist, Katie Hartlove, Wendy Hellier Stevens
    • Program Coordinator: Michael Rafferty
    • Assistant Program Coordinator: Jonette Butler
    • Program Track Head Emeritus/Idea Generator: Jul Owings
    • Program Participants’ Green Room Coordinator: Perrianne Lurie
    • Press Relations Assistant: Alexandra A. Kelly
    • Promotional and Event DVDs: Eric “Dr. Gandalf ” Fleischer
    • Publications Coordinator: Patti Kinlock
    • Publicity & Public Relations: Steve Clark
    • Raffle Basket: Kathy Kasprzak
    • Registration Coordinator: Megan Allen-Kingsland
    • Assistant Registration Coordinators: Lee Anne Dinkin, Debbie Lee
    • Registration Computer Services: Mark Schleifer
    • Rocket Mail: Dale Arnold
    • Science Program Scheduling Coordinator: Miriam Winder-Kelly
    • Science Program Tech Coordinator: Paul Loeschke
    • Science Program Tech Staff: Paul Loeschke, Dale Arnold, Dana Carson, Bear Field, Mark Roth
    • Special Events Coordinators: Eric Gasior, Jonette Butler
    • Special Needs Coordinators: Paul O’Neil, Ellen Montgomery
    • Sponsorships Coordinator: Jonette Butler
    • Teen Program Coordinator: Eta Hack Technical Director: Eric Gasior
    • Assistant Technical Director: Samuel Kopel
    • Tech: Lighting Designer: Liana Olear
    • Tech: Program AV: Lia Olsborg
    • Tech: Sound Designer: Matthew Shogren
    • Tech: Video: Eric “Dr. Gandalf ” Fleischer and Jeff Poretsky
    • Balticon University Coordinator: Eta Hack
    • Video Room Coordinator: “Thomas the Red” Horman
    • Volunteer Coordinators: Brian Butler, Jonette Butler
    • Webmaster Team: Jonette Butler, Eric “Hymie” Hymowitz, Nora Echeverria
    • Jack L. Chalker Young Writers’ Contest Coordinators: Ben Rovik, Miriam Winder-Kelly
    • JLC Young Writers’ Contest Assistant: Michele Rosenberg
    • JLC Young Writers’ Contest Judges: Nancy Janda, Lee Dinkin, Ray Galacci, Sue Wheeler, “Thomas the Red” Horman, Zabeth Gallagher, Paul O’Neil, Perrianne Lurie, Ann Marie Rudolph, Marv Zelkowitz, Amy Kaplan, Beatrice Kondo, Renfield, Steve Wilson
    • Writers’ Workshop Coordinator: Steve Lubs

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