Ron & Val Ontell
San Diego CA
Convention and club fans.
FGoHs: Lunacon (2002).
(Val) Chair: Lunacon 1986, 1989.
Val's con committees: Lunacon, 1982-1985 and 1987,
ConDor, 1992-present, usually guest liaison.
ComicCon International (fka San Diego Comic Con), 1991-present. Usually Autograph Area assistant director.
Various other conventions, 1974-present.
Westercon 1994 (Book Exhibit), 1998 (Guest Liaison).
Various Worldcon staff positions including Events, Program, Program Ops,
Guest Liaison, Registration, Masquerade, and Book Exhibit.
Ron's con committees:
Lunacon, 1982-1990, usually Registration staff.
Confusion (San Diego) 1991, Director of Special Events.
ConDor, 1992-present. Lately director of sales (1998-present).
ComicCon International (fka San Diego Comic Con), 1994-present. Usually working
in autograph area.
Various other conventions, 1979-present, working in areas such as art show,
technical support, programming, and con suite.
Westercon 1994 (Book Exhibit), 1998 (Registration).
Various Worldcon staff positions including in Events,
information, Program Ops, Guest Liaison, Registration,
Masquerade, charity auctions, Book Exhibit, and
official Travel Agent. Member of Ross Pavlac's "Aardvark Crew" at Nolacon II.
Member of NYSFS, 1980-1993 (Ron) and 1977-1993 (Val).
Honorary members, 1999-present.
Subscribing members of NESFA, 1986-1992.
Members of LASFS, 1990-present.
First year of contact with fandom: ca. 1974-'75.
Photo by Chaz Boston Baden, Feb. 2002
Data: Oct. 2002