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Karen Mittelman's Biography

Karen Mittelman

Karen shapes the future vision and direction for the Council, working with the board and staff. She leads the administrative team, as well as fostering external partnerships with artists, cultural organizations, and communities across Vermont.

Karen has a 30-year career in public service, including leadership roles in the museum field and at the National Endowment for the Humanities. She earned a Ph.D. in U.S. history, and published her first novel in 2016.

When not at work she enjoys baking, farmers’ markets, writing, and long walks outdoors.