LOCAL CLOTH INC
Growing the Fiber Economy
LOCAL CLOTH INC
as of March 2023
as of March 13, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Chair and CEO
Judi Jetson is a fiberactivist with a community economic development focus. She's worked in job creation programs, for a national public interest group addressing issues like the farm crisis and rural economic development, joined the US Small Business Administration to develop a rural small business creation initiative, and in 2010 she combined of craft with her profession as an economic developer and went to work for HandMade in America.
For 30 years she worked to help reinvent the economy in rural communities in order for them to survive and thrive, working in Appalachia, in medium and small towns throughout America, and for states in the Midwest and Southern US. For the past 10 years she’s led a nonprofit she helped found – Local Cloth - to grow the fiber economy in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Today she likes to knit, spin, dye, weave and make paper and loves yarnbombing.
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LOCAL CLOTH INCBoard of directors
as of 03/09/2023
Board of directors data
Elizabeth Bell Strub
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes
Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.
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Race & ethnicity
Equity strategiesLast updated: 03/09/2023
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- We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
- We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
- We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.