Award-winning author and recipient of the Great Lakes Historian of the Year award from the Marine Historical Society of Detroit, Chris is a lifelong student of Great Lakes maritime history. He is the staff photographer at Discovery World museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he is the official unofficial photographer of Wisconsin’s Flagship, the S/V Denis Sullivan.
A 35-plus-year veteran of TV journalism, Wes likes to clear his mind along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, with a large cup of coffee in hand. He lives in Granger, Indiana, where he oversees the news operations of a nationally syndicated agribusiness TV program and website. He is fond of great barns and those involved with them.
Marla R. Miller
A professional writer and award-winning journalist, Marla lives in Norton Shores where she enjoys the lakeshore lifestyle. She enjoys camping, hiking, boating, beaching and Lake Michigan sunsets. She contributes to a variety of publications and is grateful to write for a living.
A freelance writer and editor living in Jackson, Megan has written for a variety of publications about lifestyle, politics, food, wine and travel. She is the digital marketing manager for a winery and enjoys camping, being outdoors, tea and her dachshund, Oakley.
A writer and photographer with a background in custom publishing, Jennifer lives in Milford and spends summers on Mackinac Island. She co-owns Mackinac Memories LLC and finds inspiration in the beautiful gardens, untouched forests and waters surrounding Mackinac Island, along with the creative people who call it home.