Our People

It takes a lot of hard-working, passionate people to run the RHGNS. We are comprised of a variety of committees, directors and teachers that span the country. These are the people that help keep our membership of over six hundred strong.

Executive Members

The current executive was elected at the AGM in October 2019 and will hold office until the AGM in October 2021.

Ann Jones

Ann Jones

President

Connie Pettigrew

Connie Pettigrew

Treasurer

Ann Marie Harley

Ann Marie Harley

Archivist

Lil Gruntz

Lil Gruntz

Membership Officer

Barbara Himelman

Barbara Himelman

Vice President

Terry Mills

Terry Mills

Secretary to the Executive

Frieda Perry

Frieda Perry

The Loop Editor

Position Vacant

Rug School Director

Linda Alderdice

Linda Alderdice

Past President / Heritage Rug Registry

Ruth Downing

Ruth Downing

Teachers Branch President

Shirley Joyce

Shirley Joyce

Publicity Director

Kathryn Hanson

Kathryn Hanson

Website Director

Regional Directors

Our committees help keep things running within the organization.

We couldn’t do it without these outstanding people leading their teams!

Debbie Tucker

Debbie Tucker

Annapolis Valley

Barbara Himelman

Barbara Himelman

Cumberland

Martha Meschino

Martha Meschino

Halifax

Katherine Dawson

Katherine Dawson

Yarmouth

Joan MacKenzie

Joan MacKenzie

Cape Breton

Helen MacMillan

Helen MacMillan

Dartmouth

Jane Wile

Jane Wile

Pictou/Antigonish

Lil Gruntz

Lil Gruntz

New Brunswick: West

Dorice Taylor

Dorice Taylor

New Brunswick: East

Tanya McNutt

Tanya McNutt

Colchester

Joan Macfarlane

Joan Macfarlane

Fundy

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

South Shore

Paula Kenny

Paula Kenny

Prince Edward Island