Tim Bolgeo, Fan Guest of Honor
Richard Timothy 'Uncle Timmy' Bolgeo is the Chairman of LibertyCon Emeritus and an admitted Secret Master of Fandom (SMoF).
A retired electrical engineer by profession with over 30 years with theTennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Uncle Timmy has been a permanent fixture in fandom since 1976. Fandom is a way of life in the Bolgeo clan, and his wife, two children and three grandchildren are no strangers to Southern Fandom. His daughter Brandy, has taken over as Chair of LibertyCon, and the family tradition lives on.
A lifetime reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy (with a strong preference for Military Science Fiction), Uncle Timmy was Founder and Chairman of LibertyCon 1 - 25; original Board Member and Chairman of ChattaCon 7 - 11; and staff member at numerous conventions to include WorldCon, World Horror Con, World FantasyCon, and Con*Stellation. He is the long running Editor/Publisher of the Fanzines The LibertyCon Newsletter (1987-1997) and The Revenge of Hump Day! (1997 to present). (To receive The Revenge, please send an email to Tim Bolgeo at
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