of Hope: Encourage and make available the opportunity for guild
members to make "Bottles of Hope" for cancer patients (both guild members
and in the greater community). Contact oncology departments in local hospitals
and cancer centers and to plan "Bottles of Hope" events. For more information,
Beads of Courage: One of the most important and interesting ideas to come to the guild was to get involved in the “Beads of Courage” program, which helps to reward children coping with cancer for all the difficult procedures they have to face. It was originally sponsored by The
Beads of Courage
Budget and Finance: prepare and present to the guild membership an annual budget
Julie Fund: oversee the implementation of this fund as stated in its mission statement
Library: the Librarian shall purchase and maintain a library of books, videos and periodicals on the subject of polymer clay and related subjects, and shall make the contents of the library available to members at the general meetings, Clay Days and retreats.
Membership: shall be responsible for membership, including preparing an annual membership roster and directory, collecting dues and keeping track of attendance at general guild meetings
Outreach: oversee outreach to guild members and the community
Programs: responsible for coordinating and setting up classes, workshop and round robins that are sponsored by the guild
Publications: responsible for the publication of any newsletters or other publications the Guild may establish, electronic or printed; oversee the publication of a guild website and coordinate any multi-media informational portfolio.
Retreat: plan and implement our annual guild retreat.
Rules and Ethics and By-Laws: shall document rules and procedures adopted by the Guild; may suggest guidelines regarding ethical behavior expected of members including a code of conduct during guild meetings and events; and may review situations regarding violations of or problems concerning rules, ethics or Guild policy, with power only to recommend resolution, leaving any formal action to the Board. This committee shall periodically review the By-Laws and amend the By-Laws as deemed necessary with approval of the Board of Directors.
San Diego County Fair: Shall be responsible for coordinating our demonstrations, and other activities related to the fair."