AKS Leadership

The American Kumihimo Society is a 501(c)(3)

The organizational structure is a non-member non-profit corporation. Our governing body is a Board of Directors, with an Executive Committee comprised of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, all of whom are elected by the board.

AKS Board of Directors

PRESIDENT: Adrienne Gaskell
SECRETARY: Kim Tamarin
TREASURER: Sherri Hodnefield
BOARD MEMBER: Carol Benner
BOARD MEMBER: Giovanna Imperia
BOARD MEMBER: Janis Saunders

Meet our Board


AKS Committees

AKS Gathering/Events: Margaret Jeppesen & Kim Tamarin, Co-chairs
Blog/Content Editor: Adrienne Gaskell, acting interim chair
Braiding Dictionary: Carolyn Haushalter, Chair
By-Laws/Governance: Carol Benner, chair
Development: Adrienne Gaskell & Carie Harris
Education: Jane Peterson, Chair & Janis Saunders
Finance: Sherri Hodnefield
Membership: Jean Woodcock, Chair & Carolyn Kerr
Newsletter: Carol Benner, Chair & Debbie Mutter
Social Media: Beth Hardy, Chair
Volunteers: Barb Gores, Chair
Website: Adrienne Gaskell, acting interim chair