In 2008, Lorraine Murphy has been appointed by the board to the position of Lower Mainland/Sunshine Coast regional representative for the Federation of BC Writers. She is the author of Terminal City: Vancouver's Missing Women and a former Small Business Columnist at Business in Vancouver newspaper and Occupational Pursuit magazine. As one of the cornerstone volunteers in the technical help forums, she has experience helping beginning bloggers develop fluency and achievement online.

[BCBW 2008] "Downtown Eastside"