Executive Committee


Directors at Large/Alternates

Area Directors/Alternates

Lee Lewis Study Grant Guidelines

Outreach Grant Policies/Procedures

NwRSA Bylaws

NwRSA Procedure Manual

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Administrative Information

This page includes Northwest Regional Spinners Association Board Member contact information; Bylaws, Procedures, and Area information.

NwRSA Board Members

Executive Committee

Names and contact information for members of the current Executive Committee including President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian and Alternate Parliamentarian.

Directors at Large and Alternates

View names and contact information for the current Directors at Large and Alternates from Western Washington; Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana; and Oregon.

Area Directors and Alternates

Names and contact information of Area Directors and Alternates for the Western Washington; Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana; and Oregon Districts are available by clicking desired district.

Annual Grants Available to Members

NwRSA has ceased awarding Education and Outreach Grants as it reviews policies and procedures as of May 29, 2015. (Just for information, grant text is shown below.)

Lee Lewis Study Grant

The Purpose of this grant is to provide educational support to members and associate members of Northwest Regional Spinners Association interested in increasing their skills and knowledge of the craft of handspinning through a limited funding of research and study.
(Download Lewis Grant Guidelines.)

NwRSA Outreach Grant Fund

This grant is to further the education/teaching of spinning in the community, not only to students, but to the institutions themselves (4-H, schools, etc.) to demonstrate that encouraging children in hand crafts has many benefits. The grant is available to any NwRSA member.
(Download NwRSA Outreach Grant Policies/Procedures.)

Please email a request for perspectus or completed grant application to:

Grants Committee Corresponding Secretary, grants@nwregionalspinners.org.

NwRSA Bylaws

A PDF of the NwRSA Bylaw is currently available online. The Bylaws are published annually in the Northwest Regional Spinners Association Roster.

Procedure Manual

A PDF of the NwRSA Prodecure Manual is currently available online. Procedures Manual

Ad-hoc Committees
Elections 2017
Goodson, Karen 
Gouge, Linda 
Lake, Alice M.Chairperson

Other Committees
2018 Conference Workshops
Dillman, MimiChairperson
January, Shelia 
McCoy, Sheila 
Calendar of Events
Hunt, Jeannie 
McLean, Sheila 
Camp Burton
McGarvey, Pamela 
Wetherald, MargieChairperson
Conference 2017
Ward, LynChairperson
Conference 2018
Armstrong, CindyChairperson
Armstrong, CindyChairperson
Klinect, Ann W. 
Witters, BethChairperson
Cook, MargaretSecretary
Madsen, YvonneVice President
McLean, SheilaTreasurer
Witters, BethPresident

Standing Committees
Klinect, Ann W.Chairperson
McLean, Sheila 
Winston, Nancy 
McLean, Sheila 
Wisniewski, Rocky 
Witters, Beth 
Judging and Standards
Chabinsky, Karen 
Klinect, Ann W.Chairperson
Reed, Cheryl A. 
Mokler, EarleneLibrarian
Ohara, JanMembership Assistant
Snyder, CatMembership Chair
Hunt, JeannieChairperson
Starr, Joanne 
Frei, Faye L 
Social Media
Danaher, Lana 
Loftin, Samantha 
McGarvey, Pamela 
McLean, SheilaCo-Chairperson
Roth, Mary 
Leahy, Lee 
McLean, SheilaWeb Spinner
Frei, Faye LChairperson

3 Districts
E WAEastern Washington, Idaho, Montana2Karen GoodsonC. Marie Gettmann
OROregon8Shelia JanuaryAudrey Sinner
W WAWestern Washington11Diane K. Du BrayDarliss Saylor

21 Areas
Map Members Director Alternate Meeting Name
Area 2005

Port Angeles
23Evelyn SimpsonMary Sue French 4th Sunday 1PM Peninsula Flyers
Area 2006

Whidbey Island
8Chris LubinskiAnne Barry Thursday 10-2
Except 1st Thursday
Race Road Firehouse
South of Coupeville

Friday 10:30-2:30
Freeland Firehouse
Race Road Firehouse Spinners

South Whidbey Spinners
Area 2010

49Samantha LoftinAnn W. Klinect 3rd Saturday 1-4, Brightwater Treatment Center, 22505 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072 2010 Fiberholics
Area 2015

21Brigid WilsonCarla Stellwagen 2nd Saturday
Nancy's Farm, Bellingham, WA
Area 2030

36Debora FrankCarole B. Stewart 2nd Saturday 10-4
Burien Free Methodist Church
520 S. 150th St.
Burien, WA
Ewenique Spinners
Area 2050

39Janet AbubakarMolly Strausbaugh Meets monthly from 10-4, contact one of directors for dates and locations Serendipity Spinners
Area 2055

Vashon Island
16Pamela McGarveyMyra D. Willingham 2nd Friday 6-9
Area Director's house

Last Sunday 1-5
Gold Beach Community Clubhouse
Vashon Island
Area 2060

19Linda HoseaKitty Pearson 3rd Sunday 11-3:30
Kelsey Creek Farm
Bellevue, WA
Greater Sammamish Hand Spinners
Area 2080

21Evelyn MillerRebecca M (Zura) Wilson 2nd Saturday 11-2
Alice's Reflection Farm
Area 2085

Gig Harbor
13Mary RothVacant 4th Sunday 12-4  
Area 2090

20Elizabeth PalmerAdrienne Borders 1st Sunday and 3rd Friday
Vancouver, WA
Contact 2090 director
Area 4010

26Ellie SheeranSusan Melka 2nd Saturday 12-3
Fire Station 82
12100 S. Palouse Highway
Twisted Threads
Area 403024Earlene MoklerMarvina McDonald 1st,3rd Tuesdays 7:30pm at Richland Public Library
2nd,4th Tuesday 7:30pm Hastings Book Store, Richland
Every Tuesday 7:30pm Desert Fiber Arts Guild
101 N Union ST #208, Kennewick, WA

1st, 3rd Saturday from 10AM Blue Lantern Coffee House

2nd Sunday February, March, April, June, July, August, September 10am at Kirkman House Museum Cherry St Walla, Walla

Tri Cities Area

Lewiston, Clarkston, Asotin County Area

Lewiston Walla Walla Area

Area 601035Lana DanaherJudy Anderson Every Tuesday from 10AM - 4PM at Latimer Textile Museum  
Area 602518Jane McLeanMary Reynolds 2nd Saturday of the month from 10AM - 2PM in The Dalles.  
Area 603038Debbie EllisPatricia Bojinoff Meeting times: Second Sundays; 1-4pm at members' homes (contact: dir_6030@nwregionalspinners.org)
Third Thursdays: 1-4pm at Royal Terrace Mobile Home Park community room
3203 SE Vineyard Rd; Milwaukie, OR (contact: dir_6030nwregionalspinners.org)
Area 604021Alectra Kay RunieConnie Williams 1st Saturday of each month from 9:30am -3pm  
Area 604513Lois OlundJody Buktenica Monthly meeting from 1PM-4PM  
Area 605522Anna HultsLynn Crosby 1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesday each month from 7:30pm-9:30PM
1st,3rd,5th Sunday each month from 11am-3pm
Area 606013Janice AllemanConnie Paulsen 3rd Saturday of the month 10AM to 3PM
At the Public Library in Toledo, OR
Yaquina Fiber Arts Guild
Area 606524Patricia RobertsAnnette Hilderbrand We meet the second Saturday of each month from noon to 3.  


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