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Who We Are

The Cultural Alliance of Chester County increases awareness and promotes the creative sector as an integral part of economic and social development. 

to elevate the profile of Chester County’s arts & cultural   

sector by strengthening the connections with local             organizations, utilizing Heritage Tourism  practices, and 

exercising historic preservation  to build engagement, audiences and support.



  • Audience Development - Assist arts & culture groups and heritage sites in attracting and engaging audience members and supports

  • Promotion - Increase awareness and support of arts & culture groups and heritage sites and bring them to the forefront of economic and social development

  • Networking - Provide opportunities for arts & culture groups, community members, and for-profit businesses to connect and build a larger community centered around supporting arts & culture and Heritage Tourism

  • Advocacy - Enhance public support and awareness of the arts & culture sector through Heritage Tourism

To See CACC's Strategic Plan


Are you missing from this list? Email to join!

Are you missing from this list? Email to join!


Emily Simmons, Development Director, Association for the Colonial Theatre

Heather Reiffer, Executive Director, Historic Sugartown

Jan Michener, Executive Director, Arts Holding Hands & Hearts

Jane Moss, Director of Development, People’s Light & Theatre Co.

Lauren Gilmore, Manager of Membership & Admin, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Liaison

Malcolm Johnstone, CACC Senior Program Officer,

Stephenie Stevens, CACC Program Coordinator,


Claire Murray, Main Street Manager, Historic Kennett Square 

Hon. Carolyn Comitta, PA State Representative

Hon. Leon Spencer, Former Mayor, Kennett Square; Co-Founder

Hon. Michelle Kichline, Chair, Chester County Commissioners

Hon. Peter Urscheler, Mayor, Phoenixville

Karen Simmons, President/CEO, Chester County Community Foundation

Lynn Erskine, CFA, CFP, Senior Financial Advisor, Vanguard

Nina Kelly, Director of Marketing, Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau

Leslie A. Rylke, Chester County Economic Development Council

Marnie Conley, Vice President Marketing & Communications, Longwood Gardens

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