Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Hand Papermaking, Inc. Launches Search for New Executive Director

Hand Papermaking, Inc. is now accepting applications for a new US-based full-time executive director to replace retiring executive director Tom Bannister. A committee composed of Hand Papermaking board members, past and present, is conducting the search and plans to select and announce a new executive director by mid-February 2017. The new executive director will be charged with overall leadership, operation, and the realization of the values, vision, and mission of the nonprofit publishing organization.

“We are thankful for Tom’s dedication and inspired leadership of Hand Papermaking for the last 22 years, and excited about the next phase of our organization’s evolution,” said Susan Mackin Dolan, Hand Papermaking board chair and search committee chair.

Parties interested in applying can visit job.handpapermaking.org for a detailed position description and required qualifications. 

About Hand Papermaking, Inc. 
Hand Papermaking, Inc., is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to preserving and advancing traditional and contemporary ideas and practices in the art of hand papermaking. For over 30 years, Hand Papermaking has explored and chronicled the art of making paper by hand, featuring traditional and modern practices worldwide, curating and presenting the best of the field, inspiring the ongoing revival of the craft, and facilitating the emergence of handmade paper as a vibrant contemporary art medium. The organization was founded in 1986 by Amanda Degener and Michael Durgin and has been under the leadership of Tom Bannister since 1995.

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