Weavers Guild of Rhode Island
The Norma Smayda Guild Leadership Award
For Excellence in Guild Leadership, Weaving, and Teaching
At the Seventieth Celebration
On October 21, 2017
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.
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.