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. 1108

 

Jerry Jackson, Deputy Director
828-765-2359 ext. 1103

 

Ken Buchanan, Finance Director
828-765-2359 ext. 1104

 

Leslie Fleckenstein, Accountant

828-765-2359 ext. 1105

Sally Loftis, Human Resources Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1127

Programs

Leslie Walker Noell, Programs Director
828-765-5753


Susan Feagin, Clay Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 1125


Melanie Finlayson, Studio Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1130


Nick Fruin, Glass Studio Coordinator
828-765-5507


Jay Fox,

Books, Paper, Letterpress, & Print Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 1128


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. 1124


Amanda Thatch

Textiles, Painting & Drawing Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 1126


Betsy Dewitt, Photo Studio Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 1123


Mark Boyd, IT Manager
828-765-2359 Ext. 1110


 

 

Registration and Student Affairs

Amanda Hollifield, Registrar & Student Affairs Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1106


Sheila Sweetser, Office Coordinator
828-765-2359 ext. 1101


Abigail McKinney, Assistant Registrar
828-765-2359 ext. 1107

Holly Phillips, Office Coordinator

828-765-2359 ext. 1102

 

Gallery

Kathryn Gremley, Gallery Manager
828-765-6211


 

 

Archives

Carey Hedlund, Archivist

828-765-8060

 

 

Community Collaborations

Stacey Lane, Community Collaborations Manager
828-765-8060

 

 

School Store

Sallie Fero, Store Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1121

 

 

Development

Joan Glynn

Director of Development & Communications

828-765-2359 ext. 1116


Marie Fornaro, Development Operations Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1117

Marianna Popp, Annual Benefit Auction

828-765-2359 ext. 1114

Kate Webb, Benefit Auction Assistant
828-765-2359 ext. 1112

Benefit Auction Reservations

828-765-2359 ext. 1112


Benefit Auction Volunteer Coordinator

Beverly Ayscue, Campaign Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1113

Nancy Kerr, Individual Giving
828-765-2359 ext. 1119

Development Assistant
828-765-2359 ext. 1118

Jane Crowe, Grants & Institutional Giving

828-765-2359 ext. 1111

 

Communications, Publications, Website

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

Marsha McLawhorn, Recruitment Associate

252-714-3676


Sarah Parkinson, Communications Associate for Digital Media

828-765-0433

 

Facilities & Grounds

David Sommer, Facilities Director
828-766-6292


 

 

Services

Shane Mixson, Services Manager
828-765-2359 ext. 1115


Richard Pleasants, Food Services Manager
828-765-7942