(In alphabetical order by last name)


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Precious Diamond Blake

Director of Operations and Human Resources

Precious Diamond B. (she/her) is a visual journalist, arts administrator, and creative synthesizer living in Philadelphia, PA. She collaborates with arts, education, design, and cultural practitioners to lead workshops, curate conversations, and co-develop projects that combine her passion for journalism, illustration, and holistic wellness.

For ten years Precious was based in Baltimore, MD cultivating her artist practice and arts administration journey after graduating from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and concentration in Printmaking. Her creative practice blossomed with her visual journalism senior thesis Creatives of Color, a research project that collected the stories of Baltimore arts and arts administration innovators through type and illustration. In 2020 she expanded her artistic vision with Celestial Beings, an archiving project that charted the intergenerational journeys of five Black femmes who engage in spiritual practice as a healing art. As an arts administrator, she has held several leadership positions in development, communications, arts education programming, grantmaking, and operations at local, statewide, and national arts organizations.

In addition to her personal creative work and arts administration practice, Precious partners with nonprofits, publications, organizations, and artists to create site or topic specific illustrative pieces, launch arts-based initiatives and/or conduct research projects. Collaborators have included the Maryland Institute College of Art, Refugee Youth Project, HYRSTERIA Zine, Towson University, Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, National Assembly for State Arts Agencies, Arts Aspire Consulting, Maryland State Department of Education’s Fine Arts Office, Arts Education in Maryland Schools, Afro Charities, Inc., and Creative Resilient Youth (CRY) Collective. Precious is also a member of the design for wellbeing collective Black Womxn Flourish as Creative Synthesizer and Joy Cultivator, where she supports the alignment of the collective’s mission with special projects and visionary gatherings.

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Quanice G. Floyd

Executive Director

Quanice G. Floyd (she/her) is a renaissance woman who wears many capes. Born and raised in NYC, she has spent over a decade in Washington, DC where she has received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Education from Howard University and Kent State University respectively. Her passion for arts administration led her to pursue her second Master’s degree in Arts Management at American University and is currently a doctoral student at Drexel University. Quanice was recently appointed as the Executive Director of National Guild for Community Arts Education after previously serving as the Executive Director at Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance, an arts education advocacy and service organization. She is also the Co-Founder of the Arts Administrators of Color (AAC) Network, an organization committed to empowering artists and arts administrators by advocating for access, diversity, inclusion, and equity in the arts in the DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas. She has also been a public-school music educator where she taught elementary and middle school general music, chorus, band, and orchestra. Quanice serves as a commissioner for the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities and is an alumna of Fractured Atlas’ Artist Campaign School, the National Guild for Community Arts Education's Leadership Institute (CAELI), ArtEquity's Racial Facilitator Cohort, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Music Educators and Arts Administrators Academy, 4.0 Schools' Essentials Program, and the Arts Education Collaborative’s Leadership Academy. Quanice received the Americans for the Arts' American Express Emerging Leader Award and the Arts Advocate of the Year Award from the Coalition of African Americans in the Performing Arts.

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Rangsey Keo

Director of Finance & Administration
Rangsey Keo (she/her) is a specialist in project management with a background in a diverse range of industries.  While pursuing her B.B.A at Singapore Management University, she joined a coaching and development company as a project manager focused on creating and growing a community of people looking for development in leadership and relationship management. In her spare time, she worked as a professional life coach, helping others to improve interpersonal relations and time management. Her learning and abilities were carried over to the banking industry in Cambodia where she worked as branch performance analyst with Australia New Zealand Bank in Phnom Penh. Rangsey is an advocate of continuous learning and improvement, and looks to apply this thinking to the Guild’s operations team.

Rhiannon R. Martin

Governance and Admin Manager
Rhiannon R. Martin (she/her) is a passionate community leader, arts administrator, event producer, documentary storyteller, change advocate and activist, based in Dallas, Texas. As a proud Hispanic woman, Rhiannon strives to honor, uplift, and empower historically underrepresented communities in her service to the community through mindful engagement and equitable collaboration, and works to see more representation and inclusion in the arts and beyond.

Rhiannon started her career working in live broadcast television production as a producer, director, technical director, and stage manager working for networks such as FOX and ESPN, as well as in-house production for Dallas’ professional sports organizations. After almost a decade of working in live television production, Rhiannon began her career in the arts with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and has since worked for the Dallas Museum of Art, KERA/KXT North Texas Public Broadcasting, the City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture, the Dallas Arts District Foundation, and many of Dallas’ incredible small and emerging art and culture organizations.

Rhiannon is very passionate about making an impact on her community through board services, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for many organizations; including Texas Arts Administrators and Educators of Color (Founding Board Member), Bishop Arts Theatre Center (Vice President), the Writer’s Garret (External Affairs Chair), 24HourDallas (Secretary), Business Council for the Arts (Leadership Arts Alumni Chair).

Rhiannon holds a BA in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of North Texas, as well as a graduate certificate in Arts & Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania and National Arts Strategies. She has also earned certificates in Nonprofit Management and Fundraising from the Center for Nonprofit Management.


Lissette Martinez

Director of Programs and Communications 
Lissette Martinez (She/Her) is a Miami educator and administrator who is constantly learning, making mistakes, and learning some more with humor, humility, and patience. She began in arts education because she believes that the arts are necessary for helping all people grow into their full selves. Her approach to teaching sparked inspiration, empathy, and self-expression in her students, fostering a love for the arts and learning that extended beyond the classroom.

Lissette has worked for nine years in arts and education spaces like The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Arts 4 Learning, The Art Institute of Chicago, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, the Arts Administrators of Color Network, and the National Guild for Community Arts Education. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Florida International University and a Master of Arts Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Tera Proby

Director of Advocacy
Tera L. Proby (She/Her)  is a seasoned Government Affairs professional with extensive advocacy, political and Congressional experience. She is passionate about advocating on behalf of the creative community and is excited to join a mission-driven organization. 

Tera is the Advocacy Manager at Americans for the Arts (AFTA). Her key responsibilities include communicating Americans for the Arts’ message to Congress and the Administration; and advancing the organization’s grassroots advocacy throughout the country. Prior to joining AFTA, she served as a Government Affairs Associate with The Ohio State University’s Office of Government Affairs and worked on Capitol Hill in the offices of Congresswomen Nydia Velazquez (NY-07) and Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11). 

Tera is a graduate of Ohio Dominican University and Grand Canyon University. She holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Language. Currently, she is a law student at The University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. When she isn’t working, Tera enjoys practicing yoga, reading, and exploring the culinary arts. She lives in Columbia, Maryland, and is a proud dog mom to a poodle named Peanut.

Claire Wilmoth

Director of Data Systems and Evaluation
Claire Wilmoth (she/her) has been with the Guild since August 2005. A Seattle native, Claire came to New York from the Chicago area after completing her B.A. at Northwestern University, where she graduated with honors in 2005. While at Northwestern, Claire helped produce the Waa-Mu show, a nationally known original musical revue by and for Northwestern students. She has also worked for Paul Allen’s Experience Music Project and as a teaching artist for the Experience Arts Camp, both in Seattle.