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 May 6 to 8, 2022
Lesley Kelly and Carlyne Lynch
Vendor Fair: October, Portland
Cancelled 2021, To be Determined in 2022

Open Studios, Portland: September 17-18
Linda Gerrard

Glass And Decor Studio Tour, Seattle: October 15-16, 2022
Karen Seymour

Guild Information team

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

  • Guild Business posts: President, Terry Thomas
  • Guild Minutes and other Guild Documents: Secretary Haley Wigent and Past President Lyn Kennison
  • 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: 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
  • 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 (Karen Seymour backup)
  • Zoom Manager: Terry Thomas (Stephanie Johnston or Karen Seymour can send already posted zoom links)

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 Carlyne Lynch

  • Glass Arts pages writers: NEEDED
  • Guild-sponsored class coordinator: NEEDED
  • Play Days coordinator: Carlyne Lynch
  • Posting videos on YouTube and links to website: Carlyne Lynch (Karen Seymour backup)
  • Posting reviews of events: NEEDED