Board of Directors

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Ann Smith

Chair
Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, MA
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John Henry

Vice Chair
MarlinSpike, LLC
Weston, MA
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Amy Zell Ellsworth

Secretary
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Douglas Keith

Treasurer
Lincolnshire Advisors
Eliot, ME
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Christal Brown

INSPIRIT dance company
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
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Taylor Ho Bynum

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH/New Haven, CT
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Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Lawyers for Civil Rights
Boston, MA
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Geoff Hargadon

UBS Financial Services
Boston, MA
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Min Jung Kim

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT
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Ginnie Lupi

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Concord, NH
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Karen Mittelman

Vermont Arts Council
Montpelier, VT
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Barbara Murphy

Burlington, VT
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Chip Newell

NewHeight Group
Portland, ME
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Kristina Newman-Scott

BRIC
Brooklyn, NY
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Julie Richard

Maine Arts Commission
Augusta, ME
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Randall Rosenbaum

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI
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Elizabeth Shapiro

Office of the Arts, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
Hartford, CT
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Lawrence Simpson

Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
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Pamela Tatge

Jacob's Pillow Dance
Becket, MA
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Ted Wendell

Milton, MA
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Marco Werman

WGBH/BBC/PRX
Cambridge, MA
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Lisa Wong

Arts & Humanities Initiative, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
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Carrie Zaslow

Providence Revolving Fund
Providence, RI
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Advisory Council

Sandra Burton

Co-Chair
Williams College
Williamstown, MA
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David Howse

Co-Chair
ArtsEmerson
Boston, MA
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Sara Coffey

State Representative Windham-1
Guilford, VT
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Shoshona Currier

Bates Dance Festival
Lewiston, ME
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Molly Davies

James E. Robinson Foundation
Stowe, VT
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Pamela Diamantis

Curbstone Financial Management Corp
Manchester, NH
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Ana Flores

Earth Inform Studio
Charlestown, RI
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Stephanie Fortunato

City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism
Providence, RI
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Felicia Knight

The Knight Canney Group
Scarborough, ME
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Liana Krupp

Krupp Family Foundation
Boston, MA
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Angie Lane

Red River Theatres
Concord, NH
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Alyce Lee

Boston, MA
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Denise Menton

Attorney
New York, NY
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Frank Mitchell

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
Hartford, CT
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Jacob Padrón

Long Wharf Theatre/The Sol Project
New Haven, CT
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Anita Walker

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Boston, MA

Staff

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Morganna Becker

Community Engagement Coordinator, Creative Economy
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Kamaria Carrington

Program Coordinator, Public Art
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Jug Chokshi

Chief Operating Officer
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Rodrigo DelaTorre

Finance Manager
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Cathy Edwards

Executive Director
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Falyn Elhard

Program Associate, New England Presenting & Touring
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Steven Fenton

Human Resources & Operations Director
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Jeffrey Filiault

Communications Officer
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Indira Goodwine

Program Director, Dance
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Kristin Gregory

Program Manager, Dance
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Daniela Jacobson

Program Manager, New England Presenting & Touring; Accessibility Coordinator
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Meena Malik

Program Manager, Theater
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Cheri Opperman

Grants Manager, Dance
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Adrienne Petrillo

Program Director, New England Presenting & Touring, Center Stage
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Jane Preston

Deputy Director, Programs & Interim Accessibility Coordinator
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Dee Schneidman

Program Director, Research & Creative Economy
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Derek Schwartz

Program Coordinator, Theater
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Sarah Silva

Development Officer
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Abby Southwell

Technology & Data Director
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Kelsey Spitalny

Program Officer, Center Stage
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Janusz Sulanowski

Finance Associate
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Quita Sullivan

Program Director, Theater
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Kim Szeto

Program Director, Public Art
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Sharon Timmel

Development Director
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Elizabeth Timmerman

Technology & Data Coordinator
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Ann Wicks

Communications Director
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Annie Yang-Perez

Executive Affairs & Special Projects Officer
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Ann Smith

Chair
Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, MA
She/Her/Hers
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John Henry

Vice Chair
MarlinSpike, LLC
Weston, MA
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Amy Zell Ellsworth

Secretary
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Douglas Keith

Treasurer
Lincolnshire Advisors
Eliot, ME
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Christal Brown

INSPIRIT dance company
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
She/Her/Hers
A man in a plaid shirt playing the trumpet outside with trees in the background

Taylor Ho Bynum

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH/New Haven, CT
He/Him/His
Head shot image of board member Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal; he is wearing a blue shirt and smiling.

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Lawyers for Civil Rights
Boston, MA
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A man in a black shirt

Geoff Hargadon

UBS Financial Services
Boston, MA
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Head shot image of board member Min Jung Kim; she is smiling and wearing a ivory jacket.

Min Jung Kim

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT
She/Her/Hers
A woman with glasses and dangling earrings.

Ginnie Lupi

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Concord, NH
She/Her/Hers
A woman with bobbed hair and glasses wearing a red top

Karen Mittelman

Vermont Arts Council
Montpelier, VT
She/Her/Hers
a woman with short red hair and dangling earrings and wearing a patterned top

Barbara Murphy

Burlington, VT
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A man with short white hair, a yellow polo shirt and navy blazer

Chip Newell

NewHeight Group
Portland, ME
He/Him/His
A woman with curly shoulder length hair and a black top

Kristina Newman-Scott

BRIC
Brooklyn, NY
She/Her/Hers
A woman with short dark hair and a blue jacket with a blue and white patterned shirt underneath

Julie Richard

Maine Arts Commission
Augusta, ME
She/Her/Hers
A man in a black suit with white shirt and red paisley tie. He is bald, has a short beard, and is wearing glasses.

Randall Rosenbaum

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI
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Head shot image of board member Liz Shapiro; she is smiling and wearing a black and white graphic pattered jacket.

Elizabeth Shapiro

Office of the Arts, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
Hartford, CT
She/Her/Hers
A man with glasses and a short beard wearing a yellow tie, white shirt, and caramel blazer, sitting in an office setting.

Lawrence Simpson

Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
He/Him/His
A woman with blonde hair wearing a black sleeveless collard shirt and a red beaded necklace

Pamela Tatge

Jacob's Pillow Dance
Becket, MA
She/Her/Hers
A man with white hair and glasses with a blue collared shirt and sweater

Ted Wendell

Milton, MA
He/Him/His
A man with short gray hair wearing a collared dark shirt

Marco Werman

WGBH/BBC/PRX
Cambridge, MA
He/Him/His
A woman with glasses and shoulder length dark hair wearing a black and white bold pattered top

Lisa Wong

Arts & Humanities Initiative, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
A woman with short hair and a beaded necklace wearing a black jacket

Carrie Zaslow

Providence Revolving Fund
Providence, RI
She/Her/Hers

Sandra Burton

Co-Chair
Williams College
Williamstown, MA
In a scarf, a bald man smiles.

David Howse

Co-Chair
ArtsEmerson
Boston, MA
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A woman, in glasses, smiles.

Sara Coffey

State Representative Windham-1
Guilford, VT
A head shot of a woman standing in front of a brick wall. She wears a blue patterned top under a rust color blazer.

Shoshona Currier

Bates Dance Festival
Lewiston, ME
A woman, in a head wrap, smiles.

Molly Davies

James E. Robinson Foundation
Stowe, VT
a woman with bobbed brown hair wearing a purple boucle jacket

Pamela Diamantis

Curbstone Financial Management Corp
Manchester, NH
In a room, with paint smudged on the walls, a woman poses.

Ana Flores

Earth Inform Studio
Charlestown, RI
She/Her/Hers
A head shot of woman with dark hair and red lipstick wearing a gray top.

Stephanie Fortunato

City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism
Providence, RI
She/Her/Hers
Holding a microphone, a woman speaks.

Felicia Knight

The Knight Canney Group
Scarborough, ME
A woman smiles.

Liana Krupp

Krupp Family Foundation
Boston, MA
She/Her/Hers

Angie Lane

Red River Theatres
Concord, NH
She/Her/Hers
A head shot of awoman in a black suit jacket and pearls; the background appears to be a park.

Alyce Lee

Boston, MA
She/Her/Hers
A woman with long brown hair and blue rimmed glasses wearing a white shirt.

Denise Menton

Attorney
New York, NY
She/Her/Hers
A man poses in front of a wall with text on it.

Frank Mitchell

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
Hartford, CT
A head shot of a man smiling, wearing a navy overcoat and sitting outside.

Jacob Padrón

Long Wharf Theatre/The Sol Project
New Haven, CT
A woman with medium length hair wearing a red dress and a bold chunky necklace.

Anita Walker

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Boston, MA
Woman outside smiles in front of autumnal trees

Morganna Becker

Community Engagement Coordinator, Creative Economy
She/Her/Hers
A smiling person with short hair and chunky earrings

Kamaria Carrington

Program Coordinator, Public Art
They/Them/Theirs
A man wearing a blue button downs shirt.

Jug Chokshi

Chief Operating Officer
He/Him/His
A man with short gray hair and wearing a blue button down shirt with a white collar.

Rodrigo DelaTorre

Finance Manager
He/Him/His
Cathy wears a pink top and smiles

Cathy Edwards

Executive Director
She/Her/Hers
A person leans in and smiles.

Falyn Elhard

Program Associate, New England Presenting & Touring
They/Them/Theirs
A man with short red hair wears blue rimmed glasses and a plaid shirt.

Steven Fenton

Human Resources & Operations Director
He/Him/His
A smiling man in a black and white printed shirt

Jeffrey Filiault

Communications Officer
They/Them/Theirs
In a dress, a woman poses and smiles,

Indira Goodwine

Program Director, Dance
She/Her/Hers
Woman with long hair smiles

Kristin Gregory

Program Manager, Dance
She/Her/Hers
Woman in a purple top and lipstick smiles.

Daniela Jacobson

Program Manager, New England Presenting & Touring; Accessibility Coordinator
She/Her/Hers
Woman leans over and smiles pensively

Meena Malik

Program Manager, Theater
She/Her/Hers
Cheri smiles in front of a gray background

Cheri Opperman

Grants Manager, Dance
She/Her/Hers
A woman with brown bobbed hair wears a black and green jacket with yellow flowers

Adrienne Petrillo

Program Director, New England Presenting & Touring, Center Stage
She/Her/Hers
Woman with a scarf tied around her neck smiles softly.

Jane Preston

Deputy Director, Programs & Interim Accessibility Coordinator
She/Her/Hers
A smiling woman with blond curly hair

Dee Schneidman

Program Director, Research & Creative Economy
She/Her/Hers
A young man with a short beard and glasses; the backdrop includes the trees of Boston Common and buildings in Back Bay.

Derek Schwartz

Program Coordinator, Theater
He/Him/His
Sarah poses and smiles.

Sarah Silva

Development Officer
She/Her/Hers
a head shot of a woman smiling; the Boston skyline is in the background.

Abby Southwell

Technology & Data Director
She/Her/Hers
Kelsey smiles in a striped shirt

Kelsey Spitalny

Program Officer, Center Stage
She/Her/Hers
A man, in navy blue, smiles.

Janusz Sulanowski

Finance Associate
He/Him/His
Quita smiles with her arms crossed over her lap.

Quita Sullivan

Program Director, Theater
She/Her/They/Them
Woman in green smiles in a studio space

Kim Szeto

Program Director, Public Art
She/Her/Hers
A woman with long straight hair and wearing a green top against a neutral backdrop

Sharon Timmel

Development Director
She/Her/Hers
Elizabeth, wearing a gold laurel necklace and plaid, smiles.

Elizabeth Timmerman

Technology & Data Coordinator
She/Her/They/Them
A woman in a floral shirt with shoulder length hair smiles.

Ann Wicks

Communications Director
She/Her/Hers
A woman, with her hair pulled back, smiles.

Annie Yang-Perez

Executive Affairs & Special Projects Officer
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