General Inquiries / Event RSVPs
302-577-8278

Division Staff


Paul Weagraff
Director

302-577-8278
Wilmington
Contact Paul for:

  • Arts policy questions
  • Agency funding and financial questions
  • Agency partnerships (regional and national)
  • Arts Stabilization grants for arts organizations

Kristin Pleasanton
Deputy Director

302-577-8284
Dover
Contact Kristin for:

  • Grant review panels / Panelist recruitment
  • eGrants and general grant questions
  • Agency partnerships (state)
  • Arts Summit
  • NAP State Employee Exhibition
  • Visual art or public art initiatives and commissions

Program Staff

Terry Plummer
Program Officer
Community Development, Organizational Development, Grantee Liaison
302-577-8280
Dover
Contact Terry for:

  • Project Support and Opportunity Grants for community organizations and municipalities
  • STARTUP grants for emerging arts organizations
  • Technical assistance for arts organizations
  • Community development initiatives integrating the arts
  • Onsite evaluation policy and scheduling
  • Delaware Artist Roster

Sheila Dean Ross
Program Officer
Arts Education, ADA/504 Oversight, Grantee Liaison
302-577-8286
Wilmington
Contact Sheila for:

  • Arts Education (information and grants)
  • Accessibility (ADA/504 information)
  • Poetry Out Loud
  • Poet Laureate

Roxanne Stanulis
Program Officer
Artist Services Coordinator, Marketing, Grantee Liaison

302-577-8283
Dover
Contact Roxanne for:

  • Individual Artist Fellowship program
  • Artist Opportunity grants
  • Visual Images Registry
  • Individual artist inquiries
  • Mezzanine Gallery
  • Division marketing and advertising

Katie West
Program Officer
Communications, Performing Arts Presenting, Grantee Liaison

302-577-8287
Wilmington
Contact Katie for:

  • Media relations / News releases
  • Social Media
  • DelawareScene.com and Scene Stealers Email
  • Division Website
  • Arts E-News / Division informational emails
  • Publications
  • Presenter Network

Administrative Staff

Gwen Henderson
Administrative Specialist

Grants Processing and Data Management
302-577-8282
Wilmington
Contact Gwen for:

  • Tracking questions related to grant applications, reports, and supplemental materials
  • Grant-related communications and forms
  • Agency contact information

Dana Wise
Administrative Specialist
Office Manager

302-577-8279
Wilmington
Contact Dana for:

  • General agency-related questions
  • Council meeting dates & locations
  • Council member correspondence
  • Special event registration
  • On-site evaluation logistics