Members can learn more about the MQG's governance here, as well as view information about current board members, Regional Board Representatives, and regional breakdowns.
Greg lives in Los Angeles where he is a VP for a global luxury retail brand. He enjoys traveling the world, enjoying his many hobbies and his baby girl, an Italian Greyhound. He am crazy about discovering fabric shops in all the various cities that he visists and quilting.
Greg represents Region 1 on the Board of Directors.
Mary Anne is an empty-nester living near Austin, TX with her husband of 30+ years and her dog. When she's not at work, she loves to spend time in her studio making quilts...or thinking about making quilts! Her involvement in the MQG has been filled with friends and inspiration. She is thrilled to be able to give a little back!
Mary Anne represents Region 2 and is a member of the Austin MQG.
Jill lives in Carlsbad, California. She has been married 25 years and has two daughters in college. She started quilting in the late 1980's with Eleanor Burns and Quilt in a Day. It is still her local quilt shop and home to the San Diego Modern Quilt Guild. Jill has evolved from her first log cabin quilt in mauve and teal to a more modern palette. She is a CPA and Treasurer of the Modern Quilt Guild.
Cheryl brings to the MQG board twenty plus years of organizational coaching and partners with education and non-profit groups, often facilitating strategic plans that enable organizations to create a preferred future while being responsive to diverse members. She is happiest when creating, either in the world of ideas or the arts. She currently serves as scholarship/grant chairman of the Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild. Cheryl lives in Kansas City with her husband who is befuddled by the accumulation of fabric and is the proud mom of a son and daughter.
Heather lives in Chicago where she is VP of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild and is a stay-at-home mom to her young daughter. Her quilts have appeared in magazines and at Quiltcon, and she has appeared and worked on the Quilty web series and the podcast Quilt Your Heart Out.
Heather represents Region 3 on the Board of Directors.
Susanne has been a quilter since college. She has almost 20 years of book publishing experience including initiating the launch of Stash Books for C&T Publishing, leading the creative department at Interweave Books and joining Craftsy as their Category Manager in quilting. Always at the forefront of innovation, she was asked to join the MQG board for her quilting industry knowledge, early identification and support of the Modern Quilting movement, and ability to communicate the goals of the MQG within the context of the quilting industry as a whole. She lives near Boulder, CO with her husband and two young boys. She blogs at beyondthekids.com and tweets at @craftyeditor.
Andrew lives in Philadelphia but also lived for several years in Tokyo. He is an Environmental Engineer but spends his free time quilting and on MQG activities. He was president of the Philadelphia MQG for 3 years and is one of the organizers of the Mid-Atlantic MOD quilting retreat.
Andrew Chair of the MQG Board.
Michelle Wilkie has a love for quilt design. Her quilts are typically improvisation or minimalist in nature, she enjoys all modern styled quilts. She is a member of the Triangle MQG and served as President 2015-2016. Michelle is a regular contributor to magazines and the MQG.
Michelle represents Region 4 on the Board of Directors.
Shruti lives in Sangli, a quaint little town in India. She loves getting up early (4 am), making quilts and teaching! Her favorites are quilts that break rules and she enjoys teaching surprisingly easy ways of making quilts! She also loves helping Creative Women Entrepreneurs start and grow successful home-based businesses!!!
Shruti represents Region 5 on the Board of Directors.