Staff & Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Lawrence J. Simpson, Chair
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA

Andrew P. Cornell, Vice Chair
Cambridge, MA

Geoff Hargadon, Treasurer
UBS Financial Services
Boston, MA

Byron Champlin, Secretary
Lincoln Financial Group
Concord, NH

Alex Aldrich
Vermont Arts Council
Montpelier, VT

Sandra Burton
Williams College
Williamstown, MA

Amy Zell Ellsworth
Belmont, MA

Jane James
RE/MAX By the Bay
Portsmouth, NH

Douglas Keith
Lincolnshire Advisors
Eliot, ME

Ted Landsmark
Board Member, Boston Redevelopment Authority
Boston, MA

Jeremy Liu
Principal, Creative Ecology Partners
Senior Fellow, PolicyLink
Oakland, CA

Ginnie Lupi
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Concord, NH

Kristina Newman-Scott
Department of Economic & Community Development
State of Connecticut
Hartford, CT

Julie Richard
Maine Arts Commission
Augusta, ME

Elizabeth Theobald Richards
The Opportunity Agenda
New York, NY

Randall Rosenbaum
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI

Ann Smith
Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, MA

Pamela Tatge
Jacob's Pillow Dance
Becket, MA

Edward (Ted) Wendell
Milton, MA

Marco Werman
BBC Worldwide/Public Radio International
Boston, MA

Carrie Zaslow
Rhode Island LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation)
Providence, RI

The executive director of each New England
state arts agency holds a seat on the NEFA
board.  The Massachusetts Cultural Council
has opted not to exercise its governance role
at present.



Anita M. Chan
Director of Finance and Administration

Summer Confuorto (Gros Ventre/Mi'kmaq)
Program Coordinator, Public Art & Creative City
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Cathy Edwards
Executive Director

Steven Fenton
Executive Assistant
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Jeffrey Filiault
Communications Coordinator
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Allie Fiske
CreativeGround Website Administrator
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Kristin Gregory
Program Coordinator, National Dance Project
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Daniela Jacobson
Program Coordinator, Presenting & Touring
Accessibility Coordinator
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Meena Malik
Program Coordinator, National Theater Project
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Deidra M. Montgomery
Development Coordinator
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Tracey Mullane
Salesforce & IT Administrator
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Sara C. Nash
Program Manager, National Dance Project
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Cheri Opperman
Grants Coordinator, National Dance Project
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Adrienne Petrillo
Program Manager, Presenting & Touring
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Jane Preston
Deputy Director
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Dee Schneidman
Research Manager
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Wendy Shesler
Senior Accountant
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Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Program Coordinator, Center Stage
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Quita Sullivan (Montaukett)
Program Manager, National Theater Project
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Kim Szeto
Program Manager, Creative City
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Sharon Timmel
Development Manager
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Ann Wicks
Communications Manager
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