Board of Directors, Staff & Employment Opportunities


  • Keila Coffey, Board Chair, Director, Client Advisor, Alex Brown
  • Tomi Melson*, 1st Vice Chair, Exhibiting Member in Fiber
  • Gary Ljungquist, PhD, 2nd Vice Chair, Professor, retired, Salem College
  • Maureen Ihrie, PhD,  Secretary, Associate    Professor, retired, Elon University
  • Sharon Hamilton, PhD,  Treasurer, Retired CFO,   United Way of Forsyth County
  • Amanda Blackman Phillips, JD, Immediate Past Board Chair, Attorney, Craige Jenkins Liipfer & Walker, LLP


  • Marvette Aldrich, Adjunct Professor, NC A&T State University
  • Janet Bealer*, Exhibiting Member in Fiber
  • John Cain, Wealth Lending Officer, retired, BB&T
  • Anne Cullen,  VP/ Account Service & Principal, retired, The Russell Agency
  • Dede DeVries, Owner / Designer of Dede DeVries Designs
  • Linda Garboczi, Chief Marketing Officer, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union
  • Kerry Gonzalez*, Exhibiting Member in Clay
  • Chuck Heath*, Exhibiting Member in Wood
  • John Hunter, Senior Vice President & Executive Coach retired, Lee Hecht Harrison
  • Amber Koger, Attorney, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • David Piner, President/CEO retired, Arbor Acres
  • Tom Skinner, President, Phoenix Packaging &  owner of Skinner Warehousing and Storage
  • Judith Swain, Community Volunteer, former  teacher and art gallery manager
  • Erkia von Isenburg, Sales manger, Phoenix Packaging, Inc.
  • Charles Watson, Senior Director of Human Resources, Stategic Parnter, Reynolds American
  • Annie Grimes Williams*, Exhibiting Member in Metals/Jewelry



  • Jane Doub* – President and CEO
  • Deborah Britton – Director of Member Relations & Craftsmen's Fair
  • Nicole B. Uzzell –  Director of Education & Exhibits
  • Chris Asuncion-Haynes – Gallery Director
  • Gretchen Siebert - Operations Manager
  • Molly Grace -  Director of Development and Donor Relations
  • Gayle Campbell – Bookkeeper

Shop Staff:

  • Sonja Broome
  • Gary Conner
  • Rici Gatti
  • Elisa LaBella
  • Megan Johnson
  • Omar Sosa

* Exhibiting Member


Employment Opportunities

None at this time