Meet Your Committee: Matt Calvert – Co-Division Head for Promotions

This week we are meeting Matt Calvert, one of the people the blog teams runs to if things start exploding (they don’t, but it’s nice to know we have the option). Matt is the Co-Division Head with Meg MacDonald for Promotions for the Glasgow in 2024 Worldcon Bid. The role involves overseeing all promotional activities …

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Meet Your Committee: Steve Cooper – Treasurer

This week, we are introducing Steve Cooper, the bid’s financial lead, treasurer and, in his own words, ‘accidental smof’. Steve tracks his con career to becoming a Smof, or ‘Secret Master of Fandom’, a person responsible for planning fannish conventions. Once he became a Smof, and found his fannish home, there was no turning back …

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Meet Your Committee: Terry Neill – Deputy Head for Registration

We’re starting the New Year with an introduction to one more committee member. Terry Neill lives in Connecticut on the East Coast of the United States. As Deputy Head for Registration she puts together reports of who our supporters are and backs up Clare Boothby as Registration Head. Terry started attending Science Fiction Conventions at …

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Meet Your Committee: Ben Yalow – Advisor to the Chair

Today, you are introduced to Chair’s Advisor Ben Yalow. He is currently based in New York City, USA, though in the past he could more reliably be found in a Marriott someplace, having probably flown there on a Star Alliance aircraft.  For Glasgow2024, Ben is a member of the Chair advisory team and a major …

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Meet Your Committee: Nicholas Whyte – Division Head for WSFS

Once again Glasgow 2024 is delighted to bring you a special Meet the Committee post. This week, you’re introduced to Nicholas Whyte, who is Division Head for the World Science Fiction Society, and Guest of Honour at Eastercon: Reclamation in 2022. Nicholas is originally from Northern Ireland, but has been working in Brussels since 1999 …

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Meet Your Committee: Brian Nisbet – IT Systems

It’s the second Wednesday of the month, and that means it is time for our second Meet the Committee post. This week, you’re introduced to Brian Nisbet, who presides over IT Systems. Brian is an Irish gamer, fan and conrunner who lives in Dublin with his wife Shevaun. In his own words, he’s “rather passionate” …

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Meet Your Committee: Marguerite Smith – Vice Chair

Welcome to the first in our “Meet the Committee” series! Today, you’ll meet Marguerite, the Vice Chair for Glasgow in 2024. She is originally from California but has been based in Ireland for nearly half her life. As Vice Chair, she is there to back up Esther, our Bid Chair, but also to challenge her …

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