Contact Us

Penland School of Crafts
PO Box 37
(street address: 67 Doras Trail)
Penland, NC 28765

Phone: 828-765-2359
Fax: 828-765-7389
Gallery: 828-765-6211

 

Jean McLaughlin, Executive Director
Contact Jean through her assistant

Jasmin McFayden
828-765-2359 ext. 108

 

Jerry Jackson, Deputy Director
828-765-2359 ext. 103

 

Susan McDaniel, Finance Director
828-765-2359 ext. 104

 

Leslie Fleckenstein, Accountant

828-765-2359 ext. 105

Sally Loftis, Human Resources Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 127

Programs

Leslie Walker Noell, Programs Director
828-765-5753


Susan Feagin, Clay Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 125


Melanie Finlayson, Studio Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 130


Dean Allison, Glass Studio Coordinator
828-765-5507


Sean Morrissey,

Books, Paper, Letterpress, & Print Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 128


Ellie Richards,

Wood Studio Coordinator
828-765-2013


Daniel Beck, Iron Studio Coordinator
828-765-3449


Ian Henderson,

Metals Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 124


Amanda Thatch

Textiles, Painting & Drawing Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 126


Betsy Dewitt, Photo Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 123


Mark Boyd, IT Manager
828-765-2359 Ext. 110


 

 

Registration and Student Affairs

Amanda Hollifield, Registrar & Student Affairs Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 106


Sheila Sweetser, Office Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 101


Abigail McKinney, Assistant Registrar
828-765-2359 ext. 107

Holly Phillips, Office Coordinator

828-765-2359 ext. 102

 

Gallery

Kathryn Gremley, Gallery Manager
828-765-6211


 

 

Archives

Carey Hedlund, Archivist

 

 

Community Collaborations

Stacey Lane, Community Collaborations Manager
828-765-8060

 

 

School Store

Sallie Fero, Store Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 121

 

 

Development

Joan Glynn

Director of Development & Communications

828-765-2359 ext. 116


Marie Fornaro, Development Operations Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 117

Laurel Askue, Annual Benefit Auction

828-765-2359 ext. 114

Benefit Auction Assistant
828-765-2359 ext. 112

Benefit Auction Reservations

828-765-2359 ext. 112


Benefit Auction Volunteer Coordinator

Beverly Ayscue, Campaign Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 113

Nancy Kerr, Individual Giving
828-765-2359 ext. 119

Development Assistant
828-765-2359 ext. 118

Jane Crowe, Grants & Institutional Giving

828-765-2359 ext. 111

 

Communications, Publications, Website

Robin Dreyer, Communications & Marketing Manager
828-765-0433

Marsha McLawhorn, Recruitment Associate

252-714-3676


Elaine Bleakney,

Communications Associate

828-765-0433

 

Facilities & Grounds

David Sommer, Facilities Director
828-766-6292


 

 

Services

Taylor Shelton, Services Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 115


Richard Pleasants, Food Services Manager
828-765-7942