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Daniel Fitzmaurice

Daniel Fitzmaurice

Executive Director

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Daniel's is positive that everyone benefits from creativity in our community, which is why diversity, equity, + inclusion are central to his work. He and his young family enjoy our vast creative ecosystem from their home-base in Orange, not far from his hometown of Milford.
Lucy Gellman

Lucy Gellman

Editor, Arts Paper

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Lucy is a lapsed art historian who loves wordplay almost as much as community building. Prior to her time at The Arts Paper she was a reporter at the New Haven Independent and station manager at WNHH Community Radio, where she still produces and hosts Kitchen Sync, a show about food and New Haven. 

Megan Manton

Megan Manton

Development Director

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Megan joined The Arts Council in May 2016 and has over 15 years experience working within creative non-profits both here and in the UK. She is also a practicing artist working with photography and video and sits on the Curatorial & Community Engagement Committee at the Ely Center of Contemporary Art.
Winter Marshall

Winter Marshall

Operations Director

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Winter is a graduate of Branford Hall Career Institute and has been at the Arts Council since 1999. She has had the opportunity to wear many hats here and, as a result, has become very resourceful. She enjoys theater, reading, and travel.
Markeshia Ricks

Markeshia Ricks

YAJI Program Director

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Markeshia is a recovering journalist turned voice actor who dabbles in blogging, podcasting and photography. Before joining the Arts Council she wrote for the New Haven Independent, Air Force Times, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Anniston Star, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Tuscaloosa News.

Our Board of Directors

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  • Babz Rawls Ivy, Chair
  • Wojtek Borowski, Vice Chair
  • Greg Marazita, Treasurer
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  • Daisy Abreu
  • Elaine Carroll
  • Lyn Chamberlin
  • Darice Gall
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  • Katherine Hsu Hagmann
  • Mark Potocsny
  • Angela Robinson
  • Nico Wheadon
  • Rick Wies

Maddie Blonquist, Yale Divinity School Board Fellow

Our Sustaining Members

Luminous Environments, LLC

The Kitchen - Paul Bryant Hudson

Whitney Arts Center

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