AC Announces the Community Guides

In AC News on July 8, 2009 at 9:27 pm

AC has announced the six Community Guides who are busy showing the newbies the ropes and welcoming new contributors to the community.  These guides will be working ‘behind the scenes’ to keep contributors publishing consistently, and pointing them in the right direction when they have questions.

Congratulations to Lyn Lomasi, Lolaness, Kathy Browning, KValentine, Sylvia Cochran and Carol Bengle Glibert for your newest appointments as  Community Guides!

Lyn Lomasi

Lyn, formerly known as Momie Tullottes, is a momtrepreneur who also serves as the Lifestyle Category Editor at AC. She lives in Houston, Texas and has been on AC since January 2007. She’s also one of hte very-active Contributors on Twitter, so be sure to follow here if you’re not already @MomieTullottes


Lolaness is an instructor who won the PMA award in 2006, and the Top 1000 award in 2008. She lives in Durango, Colorado and has been on AC since May 2005.  Racking up over 4.5 million pageviews, this is one Contributor you don’t want to miss!

Kathy Browning

Kathy is a freelance writer and publisher of The Cheap Gourmet cookbook. She’s currently working on her second book, and has been writing articles about restaurants, food, cooking, writing and product reviews on AC since April 2005. Kathy lives in sunny Florida.


He’s the only male Community Guide on the team, and KValentine has been on AC since March 2008. He’s published over 160 articles about movies, photography, science fiction and current events. He lives in San Jose, California and was a Top 1000 award winner in 2008.

Sylvia Cochran

Sylvia has made a name for herself on AC with her edgy, non-partisan writing about current events and politics. She’s a freelance writer, German and English translator, and also scooped up the “Best of AC” 2008 Election Coverage Award. Sylvia brings us the latest news and views from the Greater Los Angeles area in California, and has been publishing with AC since April 2007.

Carol Bengle Gilbert

Carol Bengle Gilbert is one of the well-known AC veterans, and received the 2008 People’s Media Award for “Best Article”. She’s been publishing on AC since November 2006, and brings us a wealth of content in the travel, politics, education, parenting and history topics. Her web writing credits include the CBS/Late Night Show with David Letterman.

  1. Thanks for posting this Sabah. I am honored to be among such a great team. AC has made awesome choices here. I feel the CG Program will be a help along with the many new things AC is doing to improve an already great place to publish. I hope what I and the other CG’s do is helping make that happen. 🙂

  2. Thank you for this announcement Sabah. I am honored to be chosen for this position and excited to work with the other exceptional Community Guides. I appreciate everything AC does and look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.

  3. Thanks for announcing the guides, Sabah. Good to know who they are. You help keep AC writers up to date.

  4. Thank you for posting a bit of info on the writers behind the Community Guide badge!!

  5. Congrats to all. Well deserved, and such an important role here at AC. As a relative newcomer to AC, the advice from veterans is invaluable. Good luck to all our new CGs.

  6. Lovely profiles of the great new community guides. Thanks for helping us to become better acquainted with these folks.

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