Per the IPCA Bylaws, approved by the membership a few weeks ago, offices for which there are only a single nominee do not require a vote by the membership. The IPCA is pleased to announce the IPCA Board of Directors for the 2019-21 Term:

  • President - Barbara Forbes-Lyons
  • VP Education - Kathryn Corbin
  • VP Membership - Beth Petricoin
  • VP Rest of the World - OPEN
  • VP Americas - Beth West
  • VP Communications - Ann Hlavach
  • Treasurer - Scott Cooper
  • Secretary - Maureen Tees
Updated Bylaws

The final version of the bylaws is ready and linked here.  At the next Board meeting we will be addressing a couple of issues through amendments:

  • Voting status of corporate members
  • Defining the standing committees

In Gratitude

thankyouThe IPCA Board thanks the following members for their years of service to the IPCA as they served on Executive and Regional Boards:
  • Sherman Oberson Regional Board President (Americas)
  • Claire Maunsell Regional Board Vice President – Education (Americas)
  • Beth Miller Petricoin Regional Board Vice President – Membership and Social Media (Americas)
  • Randee Ketzel Regional Board Secretary (Americas)
  • syndee holt Regional Board Vice President – Guild and Group Liaison (Americas)
  • Maria Alexandrou Regional Board President (Rest of the World)
  • Ana Belchí Regional Board Vice President – Education (Rest of the World)
  • Maria Nicolau Regional Board Vice President – Membership and Social Media (Rest of the World)
  • Karen Price Regional Board Vice President – Newsletter and Social Media (Rest of the World)
  • Alex Hernandez Regional Board Treasurer (Rest of the World)
  • Gabrielia Simigdala Regional Board Secretary (Rest of the World)
  • Fiona Abel–Smith Regional Board Vice President – Guild and Group Liaison (Rest of the World)
  • Corliss Rose Vice President – Publication (Executive)
  • Joan Ahern – Treasurer (Executive)

Last but Certainly Not Least

IPCAwards RosesThank you to Ann Hlavach for doing such a wonderful job with this year's International Polymer Clay Awards. Ann worked long hour preparing images, setting up the slide shows, coordinating the voting, hosting a video party, and making a special edition of her polymer roses for the category winners.

Thank you, Randee Ketzel, for printing the certificate awards.

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