Melissa Williams Murphy – Founder & Board Chair
Melissa founded the organization in 2009 and is a frequent speaker on literacy and has consulted for more than fifty school districts across the country. She has published twelve children’s books ranging from picture books to middle school grade readers. Melissa is a regular correspondent on FOX and ABC News, where she champions the need to keep reading, writing, and creativity inside the home and classroom with a balanced amount of electronic usage.
Nicole Gautier – Managing Director
Nicole first served iWRITE as a volunteer on its luncheon committee in 2013. With a background in event planning and office management, it was easy to recruit her to join the staff, managing operations, and events in 2016. Nicole is dedicated to giving children an outlet to share their thoughts and feelings and watching them, in turn, learn about themselves and become confident individuals.
Sheri Jacobs – Education Manager
Sheri is a former secondary ELA teacher and author of the children’s book, DREAM WRITE. Her passion is engaging students’ minds through the power of writing, instilling lifelong respect for one’s imagination and its manifestation through the written word. A lifelong performer, when she is not waxing dramatic for educational purposes, she gives stand-up routines to family and friends.
Sharon Wilkerson – Publisher
Sharon has been with iWRITE since its inception as a part-time freelance editor/graphic designer. She has over twenty years in the publishing business. She joined our staff in October 2021.
Anna Boland – Digital Marketing Manager
Anna started as a published student author in 2015 and 2016, volunteering and becoming an ambassador, then interning during her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University. She always found a way to be involved and share iWRITE’s message every chance she got. She officially joined the team as a Digital Marketing Coordinator in 2022.