Carol Forsloff , Publisher – Editor-in-Chief, has decades of experience as a writer, editor and journalist, holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science and English/Writing, a Masters degree in Educational Psychology, and advanced training in forensics, life care planning, rehabilitation and journalism. She has acquired numerous certifications over four decades of work in counseling, forensics, education, language study and a variety of other areas and is listed in the Marquis Who”s Who of American Women for 2006, 2007 and the upcoming 2010 – 2011. She is also listed in the International Who’s Who of Writers and Authors for 2000. She was most recently editor of the online The Real Views newspaper in Natchitoches, Louisiana and co-editor of the print edition, has written for community newspapers in Pittsburgh, Portland and Hawaii and for professional groups in publications since 1970. She has also written three books and has been published in professional journals, magazines and newspapers since 1960.
Carol has been a featured contributor at Yahoo in Travel, Music and Education and is devoted to the promotion of talented writers who foster knowledge and truth-telling, in upholding what Thomas Jefferson called the precepts of sound reporting: to educate, inform and hold power to account.
Samantha Torrence, Social Media Chair, is the mother of four, an avid reader, and a freelance writer who has written for a number of online news sites, including several oriented toward employment, politics and law. She enjoys helping others, especially those who are raising children, which she is doing as a young mother of four. Her diverse interests coupled with an enthusiasm for giving people news they can use makes her a decided asset to Green Heritage News.
Samantha is the “turn-to” administrator for special support with website function, editing and advisement on management details for authors and area editors.
What makes Samantha a stand-out in journalism is her ability to look for the most creative, dynamic and useful information she can find on any given subject. She takes what might be the mundane and makes it interesting to others because she finds what is of common interest among people. Besides that her obvious love in being a mother, and her understanding of what young women need as they help their children grow and learn, is useful to others as well. But this is not an ordinary housewife either because Samantha looks at the whole world as a place to grow and learn, finds interesting issues and ideas and brings them home to the rest of us.
Joel S. Hirschhorn, Author, is the author of Delusional Democracy – Fixing the Republic Without Overthrowing the Government (www.delusionaldemocracy.com) His current political writings have been greatly influenced by working as a senior staffer for the U.S. Congress and for the National Governor’s Association. He advocates a Second American Revolution, beginning with an Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments.
Ernest Dempsey, Managing and Senior Editor - is a writer and editor based in Peshawar, Pakistan. He has four books published to his credit and he is the chief editor of the print journal Recovering the Self, published from Michigan, USA. More than anything, however, Dempsey is an individual who is able to integrate his knowledge of Pakistan with his knowledge of the world community with his insightful and original work. His interviews with detail allow the reader the perspective that comes from direct contact with the community that Dempsey is able to develop with considerable expertise. He reflects the courage it takes to speak truth to power with the dignity and respect for the global community with the factual details that enlighten and the ethical considerations to target truth and not personality, a highly credible feature of this talented man’s contributions.
Gemma Fox, contributor, is a free-lance writer and palliative care professional who lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has a world view of world issues and has specific expertise in the problems and issues involving seniors. A compassionate person, Fox is able to see these concerns with an eye for need and with the maturity and joy that addresses the value of life at any age.