Deborah Parrish Snyder-Publisher
Deborah has been the publisher of Synergetic Press since 1984. She is also Exec. VP of Global Ecotechnics Corporation (www.globalecotechnics.com), an international project development and management company, of which Synergetic Press is a division.
Ms. Snyder has, since 1984, been publishing books in biospherics,ethnobotany, psychedelics, vanguard fiction and poetry. She founded and directed the Biosphere Press publishing division for the Biosphere 2 project, set-up its educational programs department, and produced over twenty books, video and educational curriculum titles in the first two start-up years (1990 -1994). She is also a Director of the Institute of Ecotechnics (www.ecotechnics.edu), a non-profit ecological think-tank,helping to manage a number of the international conferences it has hosted over the years on global trends and in the field of closed ecological systems. Full CV
Linda Sperling is a native New Yorker. Graduating summa cum laude from Queens College – CUNY in art history, she is a widely experienced editor, having worked for: Worldwide Books as a bibliographer, as a production editor at McGraw Hill in trade art, fiction and biographies, as a translator of German language art books for Frederick Praeger, Inc., and as managing editor at Oberon Press. She was a highly successful technical writer in the fragrance and flavor industry and edited a series of petroleum engineering textbooks for Prentice Hall before coming to Synergetic Press.
Originally from Los Angeles, Debbie has lived in Santa Fe since 1998. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in psychology, and earned her Master’s Degree in social work from the same university. As an herbalist and midwifery apprentice, she opened a retail herb and supplement store in 2006 in Santa Fe called Rowan’s Leaf Herbal and was subsequently the business manager and personal assistant to Kiesha Crowther (Little Grandmother), organizing her world tours and events. She comes to Synergetic Press with a background in accounting, marketing, promotion and sales. At Synergetic Press, Debbie is in charge of accounting and sales management.
Graciela previously worked as a communications consultant at Best Buy. She is a native New Mexican, currently working on her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media at the University of New Mexico with an emphasis in Animation. She is interested in Film, Creating Video Games,Graphic Design and Digital Marketing. She is currently working on two Animated shorts. At Synergetic Press, Graciela is in charge of social media and digital asset management.
Kayle is a multimedia journalist based in New York City. She is currently a student at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism where she studies international reporting. Kayle does freelance projects with Synergetic Press, the Institute of Ecotechnics and Global Ecotechnics. She is responsible for maintaining and updating websites with relevant content. Kayle has traveled to Bhutan twice where she lectured with the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, reported and led media workshops throughout the country. She worked at Synergetic Press for a year and a half as a web designer and media producer when she lived in Santa Fe. She specializes in WordPress web development, video and photojournalism. As a born traveler, Kayle hopes to do multimedia foreign reporting after she graduates. To see some of her work, visit www.kaylehope.com