Guild Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the work of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. Half of the board is comprised of Guild artisan members and the other half is comprised of business people and community volunteers. The board meets at the Mississippi Craft Center in February, May, August, and November on the third Thursday of the month. Members serve three-year, staggered terms.

Debby Delashmet, President | Glass Artist
Hap Owen, Vice President | Owner, Communication Arts
Sharon Williams, Past President | Fiber Artist
Carol McCracken, Secretary | Community Volunteer
Rhonda Blasingame, Standards Chair | Fiber Artist
Becky Mercier, Public Relations Chair | Fiber Artist
Joe Dove, Property Chair | Community Volunteer – Cook Commercial Real Estate
Ken McLemore | Wood Artist
Charles Buster | Wood Artist
Michelle Burrell | Community Volunteer – Claiborne County
Don Colson | Metal Artist
Tara Wren | Community Volunteer – Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Martha Spencer | Community Volunteer – Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Victor Pittman | Community Volunteer – Silver Leaf Wine & Spirits
Andy Young | Glass Artist
Heidi Kemp |
Brian Beckham | Community Volunteer – Beckham Custom Jewelry
Charles Griffin | Community Volunteer – Butler Snow
Chris Savell, CPA | Board Consultant – Lefoldt & Company