CCT: Arts Council Members

Connecticut Arts Council

The Connecticut Arts Council is established within the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) by Public Act 13-247 . The Council includes thirteen (13) volunteer members appointed by the Governor and legislative leaders for a maximum of two (2) three or four year terms. The Council consists of eleven voting members and two members who serve in an ex officio, non-voting capacity. It is tasked with fostering and supporting the arts and establishing and managing a non-profit foundation, the Connecticut Arts Council Foundation. The Council relies on staff support from the Connecticut Office of the Arts.  

Fritz Jellinghaus, Chair
{Headshot of Fritz} As a consultant, senior executive and board member, Fritz Jellinghaus has had a 40-year career fundraising for leading arts, cultural and educational organizations, as well as advising major corporations on corporate social responsibility and cultural marketing. Jellinghaus is currently Vice President of Development at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme. Prior to joining the College, he was Director of Leadership Giving at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. He was the founder and president of several consulting businesses, including Jellinghaus & Associates, Inc., a New York City and Chester, Connecticut, marketing/fundraising consulting firm that developed and promoted alliances between business and cultural/educational organizations. He is President Emeritus of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and a member of the steering committee to establish the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition. In the late 80ís and early 90ís, he was a three-term appointee of the Connecticut Speaker of the House to the state Commission on the Arts. He has been a board member of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, the Science Center of Connecticut, the Palm Beach County Cultural Task Force, and the and the Westport Arts Center.

Jan Dilenschneider- Image & bio pending

Helen During - Image & bio pending

Mary Ellen Eckells - Image & bio pending

Titus Kafar - Image & bio pending


































































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