Virginia Quilt Museum Board of Directors

Cindy Chavez - President        Jennifer Nelson - Vice President

Elsie Rose - Secretary                       Pat Gravatt - Treasurer

Wilma Gerald

Paula Golden

Jenny Miller 

Ken Reeves

Paula Tehlewitz

Kathy Todd

Trudi VanDyke

Kristen Westfall

Claire Wrenn

Susan Green


VIRGINIA QUILT MUSEUM STAFF

Executive director

Susan Farmer joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Director in 2018.  She has her M.A. in History from Western Kentucky University, with an emphasis on Women's History.  She has worked at several small museums in Kentucky as well as with the National Park Service at different parks throughout the country.  She is excited to be a part of the Virginia Quilt Museum and looks forward to being a part of the community here.  

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Email Susan,   director@vaquiltmuseum.org

 

Curator and Registrar

We are currently in the process of filling this role. 

 

Bookkeeper

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.

Email Lisa at vqm.bookkeeper@gmail.com  


MARKETING AND EVENTS COORDINATOR

Christine Schmidt joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as the Marketing and Events Coordinator in mid-2018. She received her B.S. from James Madison University in 2011 and M.S. from East Stroudsburg University in 2012. During her six years in Harrisonburg, Christine has started her own company as well as worked with many local small business, non-profits, charities and start-ups by creating unique and vibrant marketing campaigns. With a passion for helping others and the community at large, we are excited to have Christine join our team with her creativity and “can-do” attitude.


 vqm.marketing.coordinator@gmail.com 

SHOP MANAGER

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Ruthanne Logue started volunteering at the museum in 2004, after coming with a friend.  In 2016 she became shop manager, and is a vital part of the museum.  She is an avid quilter and long-armer for over 35 years.  When not quilting she enjoys other hobbies like rug hooking, needle punch, and painting.

Email Ruthanne at- vqmshop@gmail.com

MEMBERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

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Barbara Roadcap became involved with museum by visiting and wanting information on a painted quilt square.  Since then Barbara has served on the board, at Volunteer and Membership Coordinator, the facilities committee, and where ever she is needed. She is a retired Home Economics teacher and currently teaches Non-Profit Studies at James Madison University.  Barbara loves the museum and serving its visitors! 

Email Barbara at  -  vqmvolunteer@gmail.com

Cover Image © Mark Owen, Port and Main

 

 

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