Jacquie is a prolific speaker and quilt teacher. The International Association of Creative Arts Professionals named her quilt teacher of the year in 2014. Jacquie is a leader in the modern quilting movement and is at on the Board of the International Modern Quilt Guild for six years. She uses quilting as a medium to express her commitment to anti-violence and the issues of poverty and diversity. She loves being a part of the larger quilting community and is passionate about recruiting young and new quilters to join the community that has given her so much.