Vermont Humanities

Chelsea Cockrell Lafayette

Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin with students in front of a schoolbus


Chelsea Cockrell Lafayette wears a green sweater with long dark blonde hair and smiles standing in front of a green outdoor backgroundDirector of Development & Communications


Chelsea joins us with over 15 years’ experience working in the arts and culture sector in Vermont. She started at Vermont Humanities in July 2022 as the lead fundraising and communications strategist to grow support for Vermont Humanities and the cultural organizations we fund.

She served as the Managing Director of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival from 2016-2021 in addition to handling event operations at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts for over seven years. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she attended Tulane University in New Orleans before moving to Vermont in 2007.

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Vermont Humanities*** August 3, 2022