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Committees & Task Forces

MQG Task Forces

The guild is exploring a new member engagement model for getting member feedback and input into MQG decisions with the launch of task forces. The pilot program is being conducted from October 2016 through October 2018. If successful, the task force/committee model will replace most Committees. If you have questions about task forces, please email

If you have an idea for a task force that brings benefits to MQG members, please submit a task force proposal.

Current Task Forces Expected Completion Date Status
Inclusion and Diversity Task Force 2018 In Progress
Individual Members Community Building Task Force 2018 In Progress
Guild Programming and Leadership Task Force 2018 In Progress
Member Appreciation Task Force 2018 In Progress


Completed Task Forces Completion Date Results
Development Task Force December 2016 Completed
QuiltCon Jurying and Judging 2018 Task Force July 2017 Completed



MQG Committees

A number of committees provide support and guidance to the guild while helping to advance the mission of the MQG. Established in November 2013, the goal of our committees is to involve MQG members in strategic decisions and the development of the organization.

These committees are comprised of volunteer members and are chaired by a member of the MQG Board of Directors, a staff member or a general member.

Active Committees

Committee Chair Role
Charity Committee Greg Stewart Oversees the application process and project management of coordinated worldwide efforts of our members and member guilds work on projects, in support of our philanthropic mission to improve life for those in transition.
Task Force Committee Alissa Haight Carlton Oversees the task force process and evaluates incoming task force applications.
Executive Committee (Board) Andrew Joslyn Oversees employment contract process.
Leadership Committee Lee Monroe Plans and oversees supporting documents, events and webinars for guild leaders, including the Leadership Breakfast at QuiltCon.
Nominating Committee* Alissa Haight Carlton

Researches and identifies potential board candidates and oversees board member applications. 

*Current Nominating Committee members are not eligible to run for board member positions.