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Officers & Board of Directors

Liz Reardon


(3-year term • 2023-2026)

Liz has been an Artist member of the guild since 2018, and has an extensive background in organizational development and strategic planning, She is committed to make the arts accessible to the entire community and believes that everyone deserves to have their creativity recognized and supported.
Liz studied Studio Art at Brown University and co-directed the Children’s Summer Art Program at the Cummington Community of the Arts. While she was an administrator at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, she served as liaison to The City’s Arts in Institutions Office, which supported artists in creating works for both public and patient care spaces. Liz has a Master of Public Health from Columbia University and is currently working on her Diplomate in
Precious Metal Clay from the London School of Lapidary Arts.

Lisa Hebert


(2-year term • 2023 -2025)

Shelley Chicoine


(2-year term • 2023 -2025)

Graduated from Champlain College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and from Norwich University with a Master’s in Business. Currently working for Agilent Technologies as a Finance Analyst and previously at BioTek Instruments as the Corporate Controller for over 25 years. Role as corporate controller included overseeing all aspects of the multi-national finance, accounting, and reporting functions. Also managed the planning and forecasting process. I volunteer at the Lake Champlain Sailing Center and enjoy hiking, sailing, biking, skiing, and gardening in my free time. My newest hobby is playing pickleball and try to get on the court a few times a week. I grew up in Burlington and have lived in Colchester for the last 35 years.

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Ellen Cislo

Vice President | Director

(2-year term • 2022-2024)

Ellen works at the Milton Peoples United Bank as their Branch Supervisor with 11 years of experience in providing excellent customer service. Her passions include interior design, yoga, bike riding, and making her family Halloween costumes.

Julie Jones


(2-year term • 2022 -2024)

Julie is a Milton resident who has worked as a nurse at the University of Vermont Health Network. She enjoys books, water sports, jewelry making and paper arts.


Jeff Pelchat


(2-year term • 2022-2024)

Jeff likes doing almost anything outside:   Hiking, skiing, biking, camping.  He considers himself a Jack-of-all-trades and master of none. His hobbies include amateur woodworking and bee-keeping (when they let him).

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