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Pioneering Craft Education for Over 50 Years




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Touchstone Center for Crafts Board of Directors

Touchstone Center for Crafts, a 501 (c) 3 organization, seeks new members for its Board of Directors. With nearly 50 years of actively connecting individuals to immersive craft experiences and promoting the development of technical skills, good design, and innovative expression, Touchstone is taking significant and strategic steps in key areas to strengthen its governance, programming and capacity to realize its mission. Once you have completed this form indicating interest in serving on our board, we will be in touch to schedule a conversation.


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Board of Directors

Eben Myers, President

Barrie Athol, Vice President

Daryl Hutson, Treasurer

James Mochnsky, Secretary

Board Members

Glen Gardner

Jan Kerr

Diane Kiproff

Joy Knepp

Michael Nashef

Sasha Phillips

Trellis Smith

Andrew Thornton

John Wilson


Agnes Dodds Kinard*

Bea Campbell*

Jim Campbell*

Frank Golba

Elizabeth Lawrence

John W. Pollins III*

Teruyo Seya

Richard Sheppard



Touchstone is grateful to receive support from the following contributors as well as individual donors and members.

Touchstone sincerely thanks the individual donors and members whose generosity of time, expertise, and resources make the artistic, educational, and outreach programs possible.

Contributions are tax-deductible in accordance with applicable law. The official registration and financial information of Pioneer Crafts Council, d/b/a Touchstone Center for Crafts, may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999. Registration or contribution does not imply endorsement.


Help keep Touchstone strong by becoming a member.
Your membership contributions help in a variety of ways: upkeep of studios and buildings, operational expenses, upgrades to the infrastructure, and environmental stewardship of our 150-acre campus.

For more information about Membership levels visit our Membership PagePlease join now by calling 724-329-1370 or Click Here and select ‘Membership.’ It may take until the next business day for your membership to be active.


Hosting over 100 workshops, symposiums, and special events per season, and with over 150 woodland acres to manage, Touchstone is always looking for an extra hand (or ten) to help out.


If you have the time, expertise, and willingness to become a Touchstone volunteer, please call 724-329-1370. Volunteer activities usually revolve around cleaning, landscaping, and construction, but we are always willing to learn what your volunteering interests are and try and match them with our needs.

Mission Statement: Touchstone Center for Crafts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design, and innovative expression.

Touchstone Center for Crafts condemns all acts of racism, discrimination, and senseless violence. We firmly believe that everyone has a right to dignity, respect, and equality without fear.  As an organization, we commit to listen and learn and to grow. We will continue to work to empower people to use art as a means of expression, a way to build community, and a powerful voice for change.

Touchstone Center for Crafts · 1049 Wharton Furnace Rd. · Farmington · PA 15437

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