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, Terry Thomas
Members of the Board and volunteers for specific events

Specific Events:
Gathering of the Guilds, Portland April 28-30, 2023
Lesley Kelly
Vendor Fair Portland March? 2023
Linda Gerrard

Open Studios, Portland: September ? 2023
Linda Gerrard

Glass And Decor Studio Tour, Seattle: October 14-15, 2023
Karen Seymour

Guild Information Team

Keeps Guild information up to date; posts minutes and other Guild documents on the website
Contact President Terry Thomas

  • Guild Business posts: President, Terry Thomas
  • Guild Minutes and other Guild Documents: Secretary Haley Wigent
  • 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, writing Website Help, organizing and deleting old posts
Contact Karen Seymour

  • Webmaster: NEEDED, details here
  • Web-Help: 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

Publicity 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: Rachel Dollar (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 Stephanie Johnston

  • Communications Chair: Stephanie Johnston
  • Classifieds postings: Stephanie Johnston (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • Responding to form requests: Stephanie Johnston (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • Member-Submitted Events form: Stephanie Johnston (Karen Seymour is backup)
  • Mailchimp Manager (keeps campaigns going out smoothly, manages member problems with emails, reports statistics to Board): Rae Williamson and Karen Seymour
  • Zoom Manager: Terry Thomas (Rachel Dollar as backup)

Education Team

Helps inform people about glass and helps members share information between glass artists at different levels of experience so we can all learn from each other at General meetings and other Guild events.
Contact Rachel Dollar

  • General Meeting set up and posting: VP, Rachel Dollar
  • Glass Arts pages writers: NEEDED
  • Guild-sponsored class coordinator: NEEDED
  • Play Days coordinator: Carlyne Lynch
  • Posting videos on YouTube and links to website: Secretary, Haley Wigent (Karen Seymour and Carlyne Lynch backup)
  • Posting reviews of events: NEEDED