President

Robynne Elizabeth Miller

Prior to becoming president, Robynne served on the board as Communications Director and Director of Leadership, and was also a critique group leader in Auburn, CA. She has written eight books, is a freelance editor and writing coach, and speaks and teaches at workshops, conferences, and events throughout the country. Robynne was awarded her MFA in Creative Nonfiction and Fiction in August 2018 and lives just outside Portland, OR with her husband and the youngest of their four children. Robynne is passionate about encouraging and equipping writers to bring the word of God to the world.

Directors

S.E. Clancy

S.E. (Sarah) Clancy (Social Media)

An adrenaline junkie, Sarah has skydived, worked as a 9-1-1 dispatcher, and raised two daughters with her husband of over 25 years in Northern California. A bit of a sci-fi nerd, geek, and self-proclaimed dork, there isn't much she won’t try at least once . . . unless it involves mayonnaise, because that stuff is just gross.

Jane S. Daly

Jane S. Daly (Treasurer)

Jane is a banker by day and an author / speaker / teacher by night (& weekends!). She regularly teaches the craft of writing at workshops and conferences up and down the west coast. Jane is an award-winning author and handles all of Inspire's finances and accounts.

Ian Feavearyear

Ian Feavearyear (Membership & Blog)

Ian, originally from the U.K., is married to Inspire's president, Robynne Miller and takes care of Inspire's membership, website and related technical issues. He is also the editor of (and regular contributor to) Inspire's award-winning blog. He especially loves historical and genealogical research.

Karen Foster

Karen Foster (Critique Groups)

Karen is a nonfiction writer and speaker. Her first-person story appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Families. Her articles & devotions have been published in multiple magazines including The Upper Room. She is responsible for plugging members into one of Inspire's critique groups.

Damon Gray

Damon J. Gray (Communications)

Damon is a speaker, teacher, pastor, theologian, and the author of "Finding Faith in Slow Motion." He is a regular blogger as part of his "Long-View Living Ministries." Damon resides in the northernmost reaches of Washington from where he manages Inspire's newsletter and other communications.

Deb Gruelle

Deb Gruelle (Chaplain)

Deb is the author of the bestselling "Ten Little Night Stars" and its follow-up, "Sleepy Time Colors." She's a recovering technical writer and has authored over 100 articles for women's and parenting magazines. Deb manages Inspire's Facebook prayer group and oversees the spiritual needs of our members.

Dina Preuss

Dina Preuss (Events)

Dina is a published poet and blogger with her first novel in the works. She is a Jewish Believer with a heart for bringing the Jewish and Christian worlds together through her writings. As the Events Director, Dina helps to plan and execute Inspire events throughout the year.

Susan Sage

Susan Sage (PR)

Susan is a writer, mentor, blogger, speaker, and teacher who uses every opportunity possible to encourage someone else’s heart. She is especially passionate about nurturing women to connect deeply with God. Susan lives in Coeur d'Alene, ID and takes care of Inspire's PR needs.