Leadership Team



Map Artist

Cynthia Parker Houghton is a freelance designer, artist, muralist, quilter, costumer, and puppeteer. She is the lead designer for Natalie Blake Studios where she has designed and carved ceramic wall murals for public and private settings for over a decade. She has recently shared her design skills and sensibility with Brattleboro in a public art […]

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Communications Director

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Desmond Peeples’ fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in Five [Quarterly], Big Bridge, Goreyesque, Hunger Mountain, and elsewhere, and their original music is released independently. Desmond received a BA in Creative Writing and Critical Theory from Goddard College and is currently an MFA candidate at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and they are the found […]

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VBike Founder

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Dave Cohen has more than 30 years of experience promoting bikes for everyday transportation. He was instrumental in guiding numerous bike and transportation-related projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Pedal Express in Berkeley, CA, a bicycle delivery service he founded utilizing a fleet of cargo bikes. Pedal Express gained national recognition for its […]

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Write Action

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Rolf Parker is a freelance journalist and a local history writer whose articles have been published in the Cracker Barrel, The Deerfield Valley News, and The Brattleboro Reformer. His primary interest is the histories that are buried in the pages of the newspapers of Vermont, published in the late 1700s to the early 1900s.

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