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. 

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Leah Andelsmith

Make Music Day Coordinator

Leah currently lives in New Haven, but spent formative years in Northern New England, New York, and Northern California. She contributes regularly to the Arts Paper and writes short stories about magic and the strength of spirit. 
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

  • Rick Wies, President
  • Wojtek Borowski, Vice President
  • Daisy Abreu, Vice President
  • Greg Marazita, Treasurer
  • Mark Potocsny, Secretary
  • Darice Gall
  • James Gregg
  • Todd Jokl
  • Mark Kaduboski
  • Michael Kelleher
  • Rachel Mele
  • Frank Mitchell
  • Greg Nobile
  • Eileen O’Donnell
  • Babz Rawls Ivy
  • Angela Robinson
  • Caroline Smith
  • Ken Spitzbard
  • Genevive Walker

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