B. Diane Martin has served on the Readercon Committee for the past nineteen conferences and has served as ConChair seven times.

Diane is an attorney and a founder of several technology startups. She continues to encourage all the authors, editors, and artists that she's had the opportunity to work with over the years at Readercon to name a literary executor in their will. Diane lives with her husband, David G. Shaw, and their son Miles (He Who Will Not Be Ignored) in a Somerville, MA, Victorian home filled with books, music, games, art, and cookware.