Executive director

Peggy L. Dillard will join the VQM staff on September 5, 2017 as the new Executive Director. Peggy was most recently Manager of Special Collections at the Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas, and is returning to the Shenandoah Valley, where she has previously worked at several institutions, including James Madison University.   Peggy holds a Master of Arts degree in History from James Madison University, and a Master of Sciences degree in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  

Interim co-eXEcutive Directors

Jenny Miller
Claire Wrenn
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Curator and Registrar

Gloria Comstock joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Curator/Registrar in 2013.

A 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln M.A. History of Textiles and Quilt Studies program, she has researched the Hortense Horton Beck Education Collection. Her research has included an internship working with the Seminole Ethnographic Textile Collection. In 2006 and 2010 she coordinated the Quilting Natural Florida I and II Exhibitions at the Univ. of Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainsville, FL.

Prior to joining the VQM, Comstock was Asst. Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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Lisa Sinegra joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Bookkeeper in 2016.

Lisa has a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University in Pennsylvania. 

Lisa and her family hail from northern Pennsylvania. Prior to her recent move to the area, Lisa worked for 12 years as the Business Manager for Camp Victory, non-profit children's camp.

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