World’s Largest Organized Play Campaign Appoints New Leader
REDMOND, WA (November 5, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, announces today the appointment of Tonya Woldridge as the new Organized Play Coordinator for Pathfinder Society, the world’s largest organized play campaign.
Woldridge, a 5-star GM (Game Master), has been serving in Pathfinder Society as Venture-Lieutenant in the United Kingdom, a Venture-Captain in Canada, and a Gen Con HQ volunteer for the past three years.
Says Erik Mona, Paizo’s publisher, “Pathfinder Society is one of the most-important programs we have for Pathfinder players, and we looked long and hard for the right person to take the helm. Tonya will bring expertise, a passion for roleplaying, and a fresh spirit to our Organized Play, and we can’t wait for Pathfinder Society’s 60,000 members to play the best Pathfinder Society yet.”
Woldridge holds Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Asian Studies. She is married to a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force and is a mother of two. Outside of Pathfinder, Woldridge enjoys reading, researching historical crafts, brewing, dancing, singing, and cooking. She has been a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism for more than 20 years.
“I’m extremely excited to take on the mantle of Organized Play Coordinator,” says Woldridge. “The staff at Paizo, the team of Venture-Officer volunteers, and army of players are top-notch. I look forward to organizing Pathfinder Society play for enthusiasts worldwide. Hold on and get ready for a fun ride!”
For more information about Pathfinder Society, visit paizo.com/pathfindersociety.
About Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder Society is the world’s largest Organized Play program, with more than 60,000 players worldwide participating in ongoing campaigns of fantasy adventure. Players are agents of the Pathfinder Society, a legendary league of explorers, archaeologists, and adventurers, dedicated to discovering and chronicling the greatest mysteries and wonders of an ancient world beset by magic and evil.
The Pathfinder Society’s home base is sprawling Absalom, the so-called City at the Center of the World, which stands astride the great Inner Sea on the mountain-capped Isle of Kortos. A Pathfinder’s adventures explore the dark alleys and political intrigue of Absalom, between far-flung travels to the most-interesting and exotic locales in the world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.
About the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game
In the best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil. The Pathfinder RPG is currently translated into eight languages, and the vibrant Pathfinder universe has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, miniatures, plush toys, and apparel, and is being developed into a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.
About Paizo Inc.
Paizo Inc. is publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, as well as board games and accessories. The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil, is currently translated into eight languages, and has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, toys, and apparel, and is being developed into an MMORPG. Paizo.com is also a leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world.