2021 AFCI Board of Directors Call for Nominations

The Association For Creative Industries (AFCI) is pleased to announce that the 2020 Nominating Committee is now accepting candidate nominations for the 2021 AFCI Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2020.  

AFCI members can obtain the Board Director Nomination Form at the links below or by requesting a copy by contacting info@creativeindustries.org. Any AFCI member may nominate an Association member or submit themselves as a candidate to sit on the AFCI Board of Directors for terms beginning January 2021.  Members who currently serve on the Board of Directors who are interested in extending their service must reapply through this nomination process.

The AFCI Board of Directors consists of individuals representing the various sections of the AFCI membership. Members of the AFCI Board of Directors serve a three-year term in which they meet quarterly to address the needs of the industry from a strategic viewpoint, strengthen the ties between AFCI members and the Association, and guide the focus of AFCI to provide member value. Members of the AFCI Board of Directors serve on a voluntary basis, through which they establish networking and business opportunities, advance their careers through industry leadership, and contribute their voice as advocates for AFCI members.

Board nominations must be received by June 30, 2020 to facilitate the review process.

Board of Directors Nomination Form
Board of Directors Nominee Profile

All nominations will be considered by the 2020 Nominating Committee:

  • Brigid English, Michaels – Committee Chair
  • Bradley Beck, DESIGN MASTER color tool, inc.
  • Mark Lee, DreamSolutions Marketing Corp
  • Lisa Kiser, Beacon Adhesives
  • David Murray, Ellison
  • David Ferguson, Ferguson Merchandising

The 2020 Nominating Committee will review nominations and submit a slate of candidates for the 2021 Board of Directors to the membership. The membership will be notified in advance of the Annual Business Meeting to submit their proxy ballot as outlined in the Association Bylaws.

Selected nominees will be contacted with a request to interview via Zoom.



The Association For Creative Industries (AFCI), formerly known as the Craft & Hobby Association), is the premier trade association for the global creative arts products industries. AFCI strives to deliver innovative high value services as we support our Members who provide products and services to educate, entertain, and inspire creative consumers. Our Members include the manufacturers, retailers, distributors, designers, educators, digital content providers, professional makers and DIYers, and other creative professionals that comprise the $40 billion+ creative arts industries around the globe. For more information about AFCI, membership, or its annual Creativation trade event, visit