The WGM Board of Directors is elected through a vote by its membership held in conjuction with the WGM Annual Meeting.
Because our Annual Meeting is scheduled to be held online on Thursday, June 25, we are asking all members to vote one of the following ways:
  • Members may vote electronically.
  • Members may vote by mail, by downloading and printing a ballot.
Please see the voting guidelines below for details.
For fiscal year 2021 (September 1, 2020-August 31, 2021), you are voting to elect the following positions:
  • President Elect
  • Member At Large (5 seats)
For more info about the candidates, please review the nominee statements published on our website: https://www.weaversguildmn.org/news-from-the-board/boardnominees-profiles. You will only be able to use the voting link to the survey once, so please review the candidates in advance.
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Thank you for your active participation in the Weavers Guild of Minnesota!
Voting Details
Only current members of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota may vote.
Members may vote electronically using the survey link.
Electronic voting opens May 27 and closes June 27 at noon.
All electronic votes must be received by June 27 at noon.
Members may vote by mail, by downloading and printing a ballot.
All mail in ballots must be postmarked by June 27.
Mail ballots to: Weavers Guild of Minnesota
Attn: Nominating Committee
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Following the Annual Meeting on June 25, the Board Secretary + WGM staff will tabulate the votes. In the event of a tie between candidates, all members who voted will be informed and the instructions for a runoff will be shared at that time.
The results of the final vote will be published on the WGM website and The Draft, on or after the week of July 6.
All votes will be kept anonymous to the fullest extent allowable.
WGM Board of Directors
We thank the Board members whose terms end on August 31, 2020:
  • Maddy Bartsch, President in FY19, currently serving as Past President
  • Karen Mallin, Member at Large
  • Anna Landes Benz, Member at Large
  • Melba Granlund, Member at Large, (nominee for re-election)
  • Sarah Nassif, Member at Large, (nominee for re-election)
Board members whose terms continue through next fiscal year:
  • Celeste P. Grant, currently serving as President; Past President starting September 2020
  • Linda Soranno, currently serving as President Elect; President starting September 2020
  • Matthew Schutz, Treasurer, through August 2021
  • Brittany Pentek, Secretary, through August 2021
  • Carol S. Carter, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Dawn Gilette-Kircher, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Barbara Heath, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Mary M. Mateer, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Katie Oberton, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Elizabeth Schutz, Member at Large, through August 2021
  • Beth Varro, Member at Large, through August 2021