The San Antonio Calligraphers’ Guild was founded in 1976. Our chief purpose is to provide calligraphers with educational and vocational information and to stimulate public interest in and appreciation for the art of calligraphy. Our secondary purpose is to engage in charitable, literary, social and other activities which reflect the chief purpose of the Guild. With over 40 years of members, activities and learning; the history of the guild is filled with colorful and educational guest speakers and events.

Officers and Committee Chairs


  • President: Laura Herold
  • Secretary: Beth McMahon
  • Treasurer: Karen Fridlund

Members at large:

Becky Hughes, Leslie Winakur, Bro Brian Zampier, Maggie Gillikin, Maria Te Diaz

Committee Chairs: 

  • Education:Joan Schmidt
  • Envelope Exchange:   Laura Herold
  • Exhibits:  Fran Boffo
  • Greeter / Name Tags / Door Prize: Fran Boffo
  • Hospitality: Lauren Deal                       
  • Library: Brian Zampier
  • Post Office Box: Beverly Carter
  • Major Workshops: Leslie Winakur
  • Membership: Fay Kyong Lee
  • Mini Workshops: Maggie Gillikin
  • Notification: Leslie Winakur 
  • Programs / Liaison w/ CE Church: Becky Hughes
  • Secret Pals: Lauren Deal & Maria Te Diaz
  • Webmaster:  Beth Morton                          
  • Ad Hoc Assignment: Updating Roles and Responsibilities: Karen Fridlund

There are many different committees that our guild members participate fully in. Anyone interested in joining a committee should contact the committee chair.

Meeting Minutes and By-Laws

Meeting Minutes are available in PDF format for anyone interested in viewing.

By-Laws are provided for those wanting to learn more.

For Assistance within the Guild:

Contact the President to inform the Guild of occasions deserving congratulations for special achievements or condolences such as the death of a Guild member or someone in his or her immediate family.

Contact the Greeter to have a name tag made or replaced.

Contact the Membership Chair about dues or to make any changes to your contact information. If you are a new member, contact this person if you need a new member packet or are interested in a no-cost New Member Orientation class.

Contact the Librarian to inquire about check out/returning books or DVDs from our library.

Contact the Scholarship Chair to donate to the scholarship fund or to confidentially inquire about receiving a scholarship for a workshop or for membership dues.

Contact the Webmaster to update website information.

For other inquiries contact:

Or mail to:

P.O. Box 291232
San Antonio, TX 78229