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Our Staff

Michele Anstine

Executive Director

 Michele Anstine holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Delaware . A native Delawarean, she began her career as Education Coordinator at the Read House and Gardens and later became Assistant CEO and Chief Program Officer for the Delaware Historical Society. She serves on the boards of The Tri-State Coalition of Historic Places and the Delaware Museum Association.

Ciera Fisher

Deputy Director & Senior Program Officer

Ciera FisherCiera Fisher comes to Delaware Humanities from the museum world. At DH Ciera works with programs including Literature and Medicine, the Annual Lecture, and special initiatives such as Nothing Less. 

Erin Samarasinghe

Grant Officer

Erin Samarasinghe is pleased to join the DH staff as the Grant Officer, after years spent working in the museum sector. A passionate arts and humanities advocate and educator, Erin is excited to play a hands-on role with the grant-making process; from inception to implementation, and finally evaluation.

Casira Copes
Program and Administrative Assistant

Casira Copes is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a background in public relations, design, and English literacy education. An avid traveler and language learner, she values new opportunities for cultural exploration. Casira is a volunteer for YWCA Delaware and provides assistance for the Racial & Social Justice Program, as well as the WAND Program. Having grown up in Delaware, she is excited to continue working with local nonprofits and organizations to foster greater cultural and educational connections within the community.

Calendar

February 1, 2020 2:00 pm
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February 4, 2020 6:00 pm
@Delaware City Library
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February 4, 2020 6:00 pm
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February 5, 2020 2:00 pm
@Milton Public Library
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Milton, Delaware

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