Louis Force Torres is a publisher and avid reader. He discovered a lot of wasted books during his 7-years in the Publishing industry, and founded Bookchurch to help reduce book waste. He serves as the CEO for the Bookchurch Board of Directors.
Amy Plesetz is a biologist and business owner. She works to create awareness about environmental issues, including
the effects of pollution, animal rights, and preserving wild spaces. Amy serves on the Bookchurch Board of Directors.
Tenley Force is an Author and Nurse, and has volunteered her time with Covid relief organizations during the height of the pandemic. She also traveled to the Ukraine to work in a temporary medical facility during the war. Tenley serves on the Bookchurch Board as Chairperson.
Guy Galzerano is a business owner, stone mason, and environmental activist. His books explore themes about environmentalism,the impact of human civilization on the planet, and what to do about it. Guy serves on the Board of Directors as the Chief Financial Officer.
Steve is a linguistics expert with a heavy focus on cyrllic languages. After time spent in the military he moved to Carpinteria with his wife Tatiana. He was impressed with the idea of more streamlined book donations, and is happy to volunteer with "such a positive organization."
Andrea is the Chief Executive Officer of the IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association.) She has worked in the publishing industry for 20+ years in multiple capacities from sales to digital content development, to acquisition and business operations. Upon hearing about Bookchurch she offered her assistance as a consultant and volunteer.