Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild

of Western North Carolina


The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild, Inc. is a non-profit corporation operated for the benefit of our members and the community. The Guild is a 501c3 non-profit organization, and we operate under Articles of incorporation filed with the State of North Carolina and By-Laws adopted by the membership and updated regularly.

Guild By-Laws    The purpose of the Guild shall be to stimulate an intelligent interest in the art of quilting in the community, and to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas, instruction and the presentation of pertinent information among the members of the Guild. – By-Laws, Article II.

The Guild is governed by Officers elected by the membership, and operated by the Executive Committee, which includes the Board and Committee Chairs appointed by the President. Policies and Procedures

Co-Presidents – Wayne and Suzanne Wingett
Co-Vice Presidents – Pam McBride and Ginny Fagan
Education Director – Susan Roper
Secretary – Celeste Jacobson
Treasurer – Jeannie McDougall

Committee Chairmen
Baby Quilts – Suzanne Wingett
Comfort Quilts – Debbie Chastain &  Linda Harrison

Community Events  – Linda Kocur
Education – Susan Roper
Finance – Jeannie McDougall

Fundraising – Renee Ramsey
Hand Quilting – Sara Sanford
Hospitality – Mary Ann Bastura and Shirley Barr
Librarian – Mary Ann Budahl
Membership – Pat Buckner

Publicity – Jamie Plant

Quilt Show – Renee Ramsey, Jane Newsome, and Amanda Ramaswami
Quilts of Valor – Carlie Nichols
Sunshine – Wayne Wingett

Website – Norma Christopher