Piedmont Craftsmen Elects New Board of Trustees

At Piedmont Craftsmen’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 20th, the membership elected the 2010 officers, nine new and five returning members to the Board of Trustees.

Officers elected for 2010 term are:
JoAnne Vernon – Chairperson
Pamela Pryor Grace – 1st Vice Chair
Lucinda Brogden – 2nd Vice Chair
Carey Benton-Jewett – Treasurer
Robin Searight – Assistant Treasurer
Cindy Cox Wilson – Secretary
B. J. Buckland – Immediate Past Chair

New Board of Trustees Members are:

Carolyn Bailey, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Professional fundraiser and former gallery owner. Severs on numerous boards.

Anthony Cathcart, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Task coordinator for Partnership for Drug Free North Carolina. Has severed on numerous boards.

Gail Citron, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. A Piedmont Craftsmen supporting member since the 1960s and former board member.

Janet Fraizer, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. GMAC Financial Services, Director Total Rewards Insurance Group.

Jane Goco, Winston-Salem, NC, Exhibiting Member in wood. MFA in sculpture and art history, UNCG. Severed on numerous boards.

Greta Gray, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. President, Gray & Associates Interior Design.

Martina Moore, Danbury, NC, Exhibiting Member in mixed media. Has been active with Piedmont Craftsmen’s education and exhibition committees.

Catherine New, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Director of Corporate and Workplace giving for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.

Belinda Tate, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Director and Curator of Winston-Salem State University’s Diggs Gallery. Severs on numerous boards.

Members elected to the Board of Trustees for a second term are:

David Bennett, Winston-Salem, NC, Exhibiting Member in glass. Producing and exhibiting glass artist in partnership with his wife Veronica.

Carey Benton-Jewett, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Assistant VP, Mortgage with First Citizens Bank and Trust.

Lucinda Brodgen, Winston-Salem, NC, Exhibiting Member in metal. Consultant, Core Path Solutions, LLC.

Pamela Pryor Grace, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Category Manager, Hanesbands, Inc. Severed on numerous boards.

Carolyn Peddycord, Winston-Salem, NC, Supporting Member. Retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling. Severed on numerous boards and an volunteer for Piedmont Craftsmen.

Members who are continuing on the Board of Trustees are:
Marvette Aldrich, Supporting Member
Kitty Amos, Supporting Member
Gregory Bradsher, Supporting Member
Wendy Brenner, Supporting Member
Larry Bohannon, Exhibiting Member in Wood
B.J. Buckland, Supporting Member
Susie Christiansen, Supporting Member
Kenneth Glazener, Supporting Member
Diane Leshin, Exhibiting Member in Fiber and Leather
Marty Marion, Supporting Member
Rosa Otero, Supporting Member
Pam Saunders, Supporting Member
Robin Searight, Supporting Member
Anne Shelburne, Supporting Member
Annie Van Every, Exhibiting Member in Clay
JoAnne Vernon, Supporting Member
Cindy Cox Wilson, Supporting Member