Directory of PNW Indexers

The following is an alphabetical roster of members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter who have chosen to be listed in our Directory of Indexers.

This Directory is a self-selected listing of indexers who are members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Society for Indexing and are willing to be contacted regarding freelance indexing projects. The PNW Chapter encourages each publisher or author to discuss projects with indexers and confirm appropriate qualifications.

Members of PNW/ASI wishing to be included in the Directory should visit the Directory Application page. Members who have a question or request about their entry can send a message to

Heather Pendley
Pendley’s Pro Editing & Indexing

San Diego, CA USA
Areas of Expertise: Biography, Business, Cookbooks, Education, Embedded Indexing,
Finance, History, Self-Help, Social Sciences, Textbooks

Laurel Rush
Tempo Indexing
Victoria, British Columbia
Areas of expertise: Art and Art History, Biography, History, Music, Proofreading,
Scholarly books, Textbooks

Scott Smiley
8906 NE 136th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98682-3059
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Business, Education, Environmental Studies,
Latin American Studies, Literary Criticism, Political Science, Queer Studies, Religious Studies
PNW Officer 2005-2010; 2016-2018

Lisa Sorenson
Sorenson Indexing

Benton City, WA
Areas of expertise: Animals and Animal Behavior; Biology; Chemistry; Education
Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Manuals; Mathematics; Textbooks and Study Guides

Maria Sosnowski
Index Plus
4930 N Princeton St.
Portland, OR 97203
Areas of expertise: Business, Children and Families, Education and Teaching, Government, Human Resources, Law and legal materials, Library and Information Science, Social Sciences, Self-Help, Textbooks
PNW Officer: 2008-2009, 2016-2017

Joanne Sprott
Potomac Indexing LLC

PO Box 742
Elkton, OR 97436
Areas of expertise: Business, History, Recreation, Technical documents, Travel, Wildlife studies

Judy Staigmiller
InOrder Freelance Indexing
870 Sanders Ave., Unit B.
Bozeman MT 59718
Areas of expertise: Agriculture, Biography, Cookbooks, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies,
History, Scholarly books, Social Sciences, Travel, Women’s Studies
PNW Officer 2019-current

François Trahan
Sooke, British Columbia
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, Health Sciences, History, Indigenous Peoples, International Relations, Science and Technology, Social Sciences

Carolyn G. Weaver
Weaver Indexing Service
2213 138th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
Areas of expertise: Behavioral Sciences, Business, Consumer Health, Dentistry, History, Medicine, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology/Psychiatry, Scholarly books
PNW Officer 2015, 2003-2005, 1996-1998, 2016
Charter Member

Lisa Weaver
Harbor Indexing

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Areas of expertise: BiographyEconomics, Genealogy, History, Military and Naval Science, Performing Arts, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Travel

Sam Arnold-Boyd
Cascade Indexing
185 W. 35th Place
Eugene, OR 97405
Areas of expertise: Biographies, Education, Health and Wellness, History, Psychology, Recreation, Religion and Spirituality, Technology, Travel
PNW Officer 2017-2023

Elizabeth Bartmess
Union City, CA USA
Areas of Expertise: Social Sciences, Health, Disability, Technology, Writing, Military History

Amber DeDerick
Lodestar Indexing
61 Dungeness Greens Way
Sequim, WA 98382
Areas of expertise: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, LGBTQ+ Studies, Women’s Studies

Lisa Fedorak
Fedorak Indexing Services
Vancouver, BC
Areas of Expertise: Business, Cultural Studies, Embedded Indexing (Word) , Humanities, Literature, Material Culture, Museology, Musicology, Scholarly indexing, Visual Arts

Nancy Gerth
Nancy Gerth, Back-of-Book Indexer

Sagle, Idaho 83860
Areas of expertise: American History, Black History, Cultural History, Globalization, Immigration, Indigenous Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Post-Modern (Feminism and other), Scholarly books
Past PNW Officer

Judi Gibbs
Write Guru, Ltd.

PO Box 17899
Seattle, WA 98127
Areas of expertise: Anthropology; Art & Art History; Business & Economics; Cultural Studies; Labor History; Medicine, Mainstream, Alternative, & Complementary; Pacific Northwest & Alaska History. New topics welcome!

Ina Gravitz
I. Gravitz Indexing Services

St. Louis Park, MN & Green Valley, AZ
Areas of expertise: Archaeology; Arts & Crafts; Children and Young Adult books; Cookbooks; History; Jewish Studies/Judaica; Native American Studies; Scholarly books; Social Sciences; Women’s Studies

Linda Herr Hallinger
Herr’s Indexing Service
76-340 Kealoha St.
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Areas of expertise: Agriculture, Business, Education, Environment, Gardening and Horticulture, Medicine and Health Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition and Diet, Social Sciences, Veterinary Medicine

Mylinh Hamlington
Mountain to Sea Indexing

Altadena, California 91001
Areas of expertise: Arts and Crafts, Children and Families, Children’s books, Cookbooks, DIY (do-it-yourself), Education, LGBTQ+ Studies, Race and ethnic studies, Travel, Wellness and self-help

Angela Howard, retired
Technical Indexing Services
Fircrest, WA 98466
Areas of expertise: Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Computer Software and Programming, Education, Embedded Indexing, Health and Wellness, Technology
PNW Officer:  Treasurer, 2018-current

Donald Howes
DH Indexing
414-9880 Manchester Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia, V3N 4R3
778- 955-8644
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Archaeology, Biography/Memoirs, Embedded Indexing, History, International Law, Military History, Scholarly books, Trade books, Textbooks

Jane Hyun
Berkeley, CA 94707
(323) 304-2846
Areas of expertise: Art History, Cookbooks, Copyediting and Proofreading, Crafts, Cultural Studies, History, Humanities, Museum Publications, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts

Mamta Jha
Bhavya Solutions
New Delhi, India
+91 9891635826
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Copyediting, Education, Embedded Indexing, Psychology, Social Sciences, Tradebooks, and Textbooks

Martha Osgood, retired
Back Words Indexing

Eugene, OR 97401
PNW Officer 2005-2009
Peer Review founder