Our Mission Statement

To stimulate appreciation for and celebrate the heritage of embroidery by advancing the highest standards of excellence in its practice through education, exhibition, preservation, collection and research.

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc.

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc. is open to all stitchers from the most basic beginner to the advanced needle artist. With thousands of members and over 350 Chapters throughout the United States and Canada, EGA offers many opportunities for stitchers.

The organization was founded in 1958, and is non-profit, educational, charitable, and non-discriminatory.

The purpose of this organization shall be to foster the highest standards of excellence in the practice of the art of embroidery through an active program of education and study and to preserve the heritage of the art of embroidery.

National Headquarters is located in Louisville, KY. EGA National serves as the steward of the Margaret Parshall Gallery, showcasing member-stitched needle art, as well as the Dorothy Babcock Library, containing hundreds of resources for lending and reference. These extraordinary resources are available to all EGA members.

To contact our EGA Headquarters:
The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc.
1205 East Washington Street Suite 117
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 589-6956
Fax: (502) 584-7900
Website: www.egausa.org

Board Members

Elected Officers

Director: Judie Neufeld
Assistant Director: Marilyn Evans
Secretary: Mari Bangs
Treasurer: Linda Geddes

Standing Committee Chairs

Bylaws: Kandy Nunn
Community Outreach: Carol Stevenson
Education: Shan Saathoff
Finance: Linda Leone
Membership: Ruth Plummer
Yearly Design Project:  Pat Correz
Newsletter: Patty Gabrisch
Parliamentarian: Roni Jeffery
Webmaster: Helene Ossipov
PSR Seminar 2021 Chairman:  Stephanie Horsley
PSR Seminar 2023 Chairman:  Rebecca Bridgeman-Acosta
Past Region Director:  Kandy Nunn