Code of Conduct Committee

Cazique (Ken Stern) (he/him) has been a member of the NPL and attended every convention since 1998. He served as Vice President (2001-2003) and President (2004-2007) of the NPL. Professionally, he serves as the chief of staff for a division of a non-profit educational organization, overseeing administration and employee engagement. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two teenaged children.

Cute Mage (Jen McTeague) (she/her) has been a member of the NPL since 2011 and been going to Con since 2017. She is known for her creation of escape rooms in suitcases that she brings to con. She teaches math to high schoolers in Providence and lives with her wife, Apocope.

Expelliarmus (Arielle Arizpe) (she/her) has been a member of the NPL and attended all but one convention since 2006. She is the current Secretary of the NPL and co-hosted the 2013 convention. She is a stay-at-home mom and loves making stuff (food, crafts, what have you). She lives with her husband, Andy (aka Bonus), and her two nomless sons Henry and George in Austin, Texas.

Hale (Max Woghiren) (he/him) joined the NPL in 2014 and has managed to attend all conventions during his membership, loving them with such completeness and depth that he is hosting the 2020 convention in Toronto. Hale is a software engineer, progressive rock enthusiast, and avid board gamer. He lives with his wife, Hayley, and his two young sons, Finnegan and Elliot, in Oshawa, Ontario.

Saxifrage (Katherine Bryant) (she/her) has been a member of the NPL and attended every convention since 1998. She was previously 2nd Vice President (2002) and Editor of The Enigma (2003-2006), as well as co-hosting the 2004 convention. Professionally, she is a freelance editor, part-time taxonomist, and is going back to school to become a genetic counselor. She is single and has no children, and lives in Medford, Massachusetts.

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