Cassie Floan
2020 President
Committees- Executive (Chair), Finance, Fundraising, Building, and Grounds, Nominating


Cassie Floan is an Upper Elementary teacher at Spruce Pine Montessori School. She’s lived in Burnsville since 2009 and has been an active member of the community, volunteering, serving on boards, and trekking her two children around to numerous activities – with soccer and theatre topping the list. Cassie majored in Art with a K-12 NC licensure from UNC Asheville in 2003 and continued to complete a MA from the University of Akron in Art Administration, with an emphasize on non-profit programming in 2010 and has worked in the nonprofit realm throughout her career. She’s taught in public and private school settings through Toe River Arts, Penland, Camp Spring Creek, and Spruce Pine Montessori School. In addition to being an educator, Cassie also works with organizations writing grants to further their mission, introducing programming and capital and infrastructure needs.

When not working, you can find Cassie in her garden, on a trail, or at the river. If she’s not outside exploring the natural beauty of the area, she may be working in her studio (aka the kitchen table) printmaking or editing photos.