Membership dues for 2020-22 will be due October 1, 2020. More information and membership renewal application

Guild updates: If you need to update your guild rep, officers, contact information, or meeting date/time, please click here, or e-mail the membership chair at

Guild grants deadline: November 1, 2020.
Application and more info on our Grants pages.

MAFA Reps Discussion group
Guild Reps, officers, and program chairs are welcome to join the “mafareps group” at To join, click on “Apply for Membership in this Group”, or email for an invite. We particularly want guilds to enter program, workshop and instructor info in our Programs & Workshops database.

Latest Newsletter, Minutes and Reports

March/April 2020 MAFA News

Minutes of the October 1, 2019 Representatives’ Assembly
The next Representatives’ Assembly will be held at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 2, 2020.  Time and location TBD.  The agenda and meeting info will be emailed to all Reps.

2019 MAFA Compiled Financial Report
Independant accountant’s compilation report on MAFA’s financial records.

2019 – 2021 MAFA Board

President: Helena Valentine
First Vice President/Communications: Sara Keene Robbins
Second Vice President/Conference: Margaret Briggs
Secretary: Patty Chrisman
Treasurer: Marla Campbell

Please read the nominated candidate statements here.

Rep Resources

Role of the Rep

All Newsletters and Reports

Minutes of prior Representatives’ Assemblies

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