SDA Finance Director Joy Stocksdale – who has also been state rep, regional rep, editorial assistant, executive director + collective memory of SDA – is stepping down after 25 years of service. Take a moment to appreciate this stalwart behind-the-scenes advocate for our textile arts community via this Ode to Joy. We’ll miss her!
Get to know 3 more dedicated volunteers who have stepped up to share their vision and energy to build a bigger, better SDA. Meet Deborah Kruger, Ann Graham and Vivian Mahlab here.
Join SDA Board & Staff in thanking Candace Edgerley as she moves on after 3 years of leadership as SDA President. She’ll be moving forward to focus on her studio work, teaching and travel. Add your thanks via comments section that follows this tribute.
Welcome a board, indeed! Get to know the face, commitment and SDA to-do list of each of these 3 new and very accomplished board members: Susan Taber Avila (CA), Jeanne Raffer Beck (NY) & Teresa Paschke (IA).
At the close of June’s SDA Confluence Conference, Bette Levy stepped down as Board Vice-President of Development. Active in the organization since 1997, Levy first came on board as the Kentucky State Representative. She took on the board position of Director of Fundraising from 2003-2009 and then assumed the role of VP of Development in [...]
Dear SDA Community:
I would like to introduce myself as the SDA interim Executive Director (following the resignation of Stacey Stern) and share with you some of my plans for the organization as we look to the future.
Welcome to the NewsBlog, the pixelated reincarnation of the formerly printed newsletter. At 33 years old, SDA is like a young professional having a make-over, so it is fitting to feature a status report on our new strategic plan and vision for the future in the NewsBlog debut.