Weavers’ Guild of Rhode Island

Established

 

The Norma Smayda Guild Leadership Award

 

For Excellence in Guild Leadership, Weaving, and Teaching   

At the Seventieth Celebration

On October 21, 2017

  Norma Smayda at the 70th Celebration Recognized for her Award

Norma Smayda at the 70th Celebration Recognized for her Award

 

Award Process, Criteria, and Recognition

 

Award Process and Recognition

Two members may nominate a member of the WGRI for this award, with written letters to the WGRI Board describing how the member reflects the award for “excellence in guild leadership, weaving, and teaching.” The WGRI Board will vote on the nomination with Norma Smayda as a voting member for purposes of this award.

The awardee will be recognized at the WGRI Annual Meeting. 

Award Criteria

Displays leadership in WGRI activities as an elected official, member of committees, and at meetings  

As a leader and teacher works with members to create an environment of interest, curiosity, and sharing weaving knowledge

Recognized beyond the WGRI as a regional or national leader and participant

Recognized as an expert weaver through juried exhibits in the region and nationally.