Carol O’Hara, who joined in 1981, directed both 1993 and 1995 CWC conferences at Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove. Through her business Cat Tale Press, she published four books and served for many years as a board officer of the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association. She wrote articles for local, national, and international publications. Carol edited and consulted on writing for clients throughout the U.S. the U.K. She also served as editor of Global Writes. A long-time travel writer, she devoted her focus to travel for the less-able traveler. She has directed writing conferences for colleges and association, including two aboard cruise liners. She remains an editor, writing instructor, and photographer.