Membership dues for 2020-22 will be due January 1, 2021. 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: 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.

Guild Zoom Meetings
For more info and to request a free Zoom meeting time, use the Guild Zoom Meeting Request form.

Latest Newsletter, Minutes and Reports

September/October 2021 MAFA News

Guild Roundtable Notes & Recordings:
MAFA Roundtable Recording – May 25, 2021 – The Eco-nomics of the Fiber Arts
Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – May 25, 2021

Guild Roundtable Recording – March 23, 2021 – Building a Guild
Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – March 23, 2021

Guild Roundtable Recording – November 17, 2020 – Guild Grants
Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – November 17, 2020 – Guild Grants (link coming soon)
Guild Roundtable Slideshow – November 17, 2020 – Guild Grants

Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – August 18, 2020 – Diversity #2
Guild Roundtable Recording – August 18, 2020

Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – July 14, 2020
Guild Roundtable Recording – July 2020

Guild Roundtable Meeting Notes – June 16, 2020
Guild Roundtable Recording – June 2020

Minutes and Reports:
If you missed the July 27, 2021 Representatives Assembly and Elections, watch the recording here.

Minutes of the July 27, 2020 Representatives Assembly and Elections (coming soon)

2019 – 2021 MAFA Board

President: Helena Valentine
First Vice President/Communications: Sara Keene Robbins
Second Vice President/Conference: Margaret O’Reilly 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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MAFA Bylaws, Standing Rules, Policies, Operations Manual