Our Staff

Daniel Fitzmaurice

Daniel Fitzmaurice

Executive Director

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

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

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

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, travel, and eating lunch at Moe’s.
Stacy Graham-Hunt

Stacy Graham-Hunt

Membership Director

A Greater New Haven native, Stacy is a national award-winning writer and world-champion tap dancer. She believes that we change the world when we share our stories. Stacy loves language, traveling, trying new foods, fashion, interior design, running and being a mom.  
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Noah Barnett

Program Associate

Noah joined the Arts Council team in August 2018 after a year of interning spent working on the 1st Make Music New Haven. He loves spending time in the outdoors, and he has a profound appreciation for Coca-Cola, candles, and coffee. 

Melanie Espinal (photo by Vern Williams)

Melanie Espinal

YAJI Program Assistant

Melanie Espinal has lived in New Haven for most of her life, and is a nutmegger at heart. She is a freelance journalist and Southern Connecticut State University graduate. She's a curl enthusiast, coffee buff and self-help binge-reader.

Our Board of Directors

  • Daisy Abreu, Chair
  • Wojtek Borowski, Vice Chair
  • Greg Marazita, Treasurer
  • Mark Potocsny, Secretary
  • Elaine Carroll
  • Darice Gall
  • James Gregg
  • Michael Kelleher
  • Rachel Mele
  • Frank Mitchell
  • Babz Rawls Ivy
  • Angela Robinson
  • Caroline Smith
  • Genevive Walker
  • Rick Wies

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