Wendy Baron has worked with the Dodge Poetry Program since 1986. She has been involved in all aspects of the Poetry Program including the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain sessions held throughout New Jersey, and the Dodge Poets in the Schools program. In 1992 she worked with the Dodge IT staff to conceptualize, design and implement the database system used by the Poetry Program to track and collect information from teachers and poetry lovers located all over the country and abroad. Currently she oversees and manages the Poetry Database, which includes the design of queries and reports, managing mailing lists, and maintaining historical data on program participation by teachers. Wendy graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Journalism.