Board of Directors

Ann Smith, Chair
Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, MA

John E. Henry, Vice Chair
Principal, MarlinSpike, LLC
Weston, MA

Amy Zell Ellsworth, Secretary
Belmont, MA

Douglas Keith, Treasurer
Lincolnshire Advisors
Eliot, ME

Christal N. Brown
INSPRIT dance company
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

Taylor Ho Bynum
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH/New Haven, CT

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal
Lawyers for Civil Rights
Boston, MA

Geoff Hargadon
UBS Financial Services
Boston, MA

Min Jung Kim
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT

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

Karen Mittelman
Vermont Arts Council
Montpelier, VT

Barbara E. Murphy
Burlington, VT

 

Chip Newell
NewHeight Group
Portland, ME

Kristina Newman Scott
BRIC
Brooklyn, NY

Julie Richard
Maine Arts Commission
Augusta, ME

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

Elizabeth Shapiro
Office of the Arts, Connecticut Department of
Economic and Community Development
Hartford, CT

Lawrence J. Simpson
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA

Pamela Tatge
Jacob's Pillow Dance
Becket, MA

Ted Wendell
Milton, MA

Marco Werman
BBC Worldwide/Public Radio International
Boston, MA

Lisa Wong
Arts & Humanities Initiative, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Carrie Zaslow
Providence Revolving Fund
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.

 

Advisory Council

Sandra Burton, Co-Chair
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 

David Howse, Co-Chair
ArtsEmerson
Boston, MA

Sara Coffey
State Representative Windham-1
Guilford, VT 

Molly Davies
James E. Robinson Foundation
Stowe, VT

Pamela Diamantis
Curbstone Financial Management Corp
Manchester, NH

Ana Flores
Earth Inform Studio
Charlestown, RI

Felicia Knight
The Knight Canney Group
Scarborough, ME

Liana Krupp
Krupp Family Foundation
Boston, MA
 
Angie Lane
Red River Theatres
Concord, NH
 
Alyce Lee
Boston, MA
 
Denise Menton
Attorney
New York, NY
 
Frank Mitchell
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
Hartford, CT
 
Anita Walker
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Boston, MA

 

Staff

Morganna Becker
Program Associate, CreativeGround 
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Kamaria Carrington
Program Associate, Public Art
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Jug Chokshi
Director of Finance and Administration
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Rodrigo DelaTorre
Finance Manager
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Cathy Edwards
Executive Director
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Falyn Rose Elhard
Program Associate, New England Presenting & Touring
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Steven Fenton
Senior Manager, Human Resources & Executive Affairs
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Jeffrey Filiault
Communications Officer
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Indira Goodwine
Program Director, Dance
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Kristin Gregory
Program Officer, 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
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Dee Schneidman
Program Director, Research & Creative Economy
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Derek Schwartz
Program Associate, Theater
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Sarah Silva
Development Coordinator
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Abby Southwell
Technology & Data Manager
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Kelsey Colcord Spitalny
Program Coordinator, Center Stage
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Janusz Sulanowski
Finance Associate
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Quita Sullivan, JD (Montaukett/Shinnecock)
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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Ann Wicks
Communications Director
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