We’re always looking for volunteers. If you have an interest in helping the Guild and glass in our region thrive, please contact the person in charge of something that you have the skills to help or want to learn more about.

You can forward your message to the proper person with this form.

Planning Committee

Plans and coordinates Guild events
Lead: President, Lyn Kennison
Members of the Board and volunteers for specific events

Specific Events:
Gathering of the Guilds, Portland: Virtual, April 30 to May 31, 2012
    Co-Chair Serena Smith: (applications, publicity and finance)
    Co-Chair Sharon Dunham: (general and pre-show arrangements)
Vendor Fair: October, Portland
Cancelled 2021, To be Determined in 2022

Open Studios, Portland: September 18-19, 2021
Carlyne Lynch and Linda Gerrard

Glass And Decor Studio Tour, Seattle: October 16-17, 2021
Karen Seymour

Guild Information team

Keeps Guild information up to date; posts minutes and other Guild documents on the website
Contact Lyn Kennison

  • Guild Business posts: President, Lyn Kennison
  • Guild Minutes and other Guild Documents: Secretary Pat Bracknell and Past President Mitzi Kugler
  • About the Guild Mission, Goals, Board, Committees and Teams, and Guild History: various Board members

Website Team

Keeps website functioning smoothly. Untangles glitches, trains editors to post, helps visitors and members interact with the website
Contact Karen Seymour

  • Webmaster: NEEDED, details here
  • Web-Help: user support such as help with training, Members’ Gallery, writing Website Help
    have 1: Karen Seymour, 2 or 3 additional volunteers NEEDED

Membership Team

Coordinates membership and member benefits, distributes membership info at events.
Contact Rae Williamson

  • Membership Chair: Rae Williamson
  • Sponsorship Chair: Linda Gerrard
  • FB Members group moderator: Janine Fitzpatrick

Marketing Team

Helps get the word out about current Guild events including keeping the public face of the website current.
Contact Greta Schneider

  • Newsletter: Greta Schneider and Rae Williamson plus Karen Seymour and several other contributors
  • Home Page editor: NEEDED (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • FB page moderator: Kory and Rachel Dollar (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • Guild Events postings: NEEDED (Karen Seymour is backup)

Communications Team

Coordinates the flow of information from forms to the proper email campaigns to reach members and the public. This includes forms for classifieds, member-submitted events, as well as Zoom information.
Contact Charlene Fort

  • Communications Chair: Charlene Fort
  • Classifieds postings: Charlene Fort (Stephanie Johnston is backup)
  • Responding to form requests: Charlene Fort (Stephanie Johnston is backup)
  • Member-Submitted Events form: Stephanie Johnston (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • Mailchimp Manager (keeps campaigns going out smoothly, manages audience, reports statistics to Board): NEEDED (Karen Seymour backup)
  • Zoom Manager: see Greta Schneider, Carlyne Lynch, Lesley Kelly, or Lyn Kennison

Education Team

Helps inform people about how glass is made and helps members share information between glass artists at different levels of experience so we can all learn from each other.
Contact Lisa Guerrero

  • Glass Arts pages writers: NEEDED
  • Guild-sponsored class coordinator: NEEDED
  • Play Days coordinator: Lisa Guerrero
  • Posting videos (YouTube): Carlyne Lynch (Karen Seymour backup)
  • Posting reviews of events: NEEDED