Officers & Board Members

Sissy|President

Native East Tennessean who retired from TVA in 2003 as Vice President of Investor Relations.

Ken|Vice-President

Professor of Art at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies and the Master

Denaé|Past President

University of Tennessee, Knoxville graduate. After college worked in every aspect of retail from management and

Shereen|Secretary

Shereen has lived in TN since 1979. Learned basic knitting & crocheting skills from her mother. About 30 years ago,

Gordon|Treasurer

Earned B.A. in microbiology from the University of Tennessee in 1984. He worked as a lab technician and later as

Kathy|Membership Director

Has been crafting in various techniques for most of her life, beginning with her mother teaching her to sew, knit, crochet

Bob|Standards Chair

Associate Degree, Industrial Engineering Technology. Several company transfers with General Electric allowed Bob to

Jane|Bookkeeper

Originally from Clarksville, TN. She moved to Knoxville to attend UT, where she earned a degree in business

Jyl|Member at Large

Raised in Ohio and Michigan, Jyl fell in love with the Knoxville area while serving on Independent Duty for the

Julia|Member at Large

Moved to Knoxville in 1991 and served on the faculty of the Child and Family Studies Department at the University

Judi|Member at Large

Native Knoxvillian, a member of the East Tennessee Precious Metal Clay Guild, and a certified Metal Clay Instructor through

Katie|Member at Large
Elizabeth|Show Director

With Karen, is owner and principal of Kreative Events, LLC. Elizabeth’s background is East Tennessee Children’s

Karen|Show & Mkting Dir

With Elizabeth, is owner and principal of Kreative Events, LLC. Karen’s background is the Knoxville Convention Center/