Terry DeLancey, Executive Director
Terry DeLancey has been with the agency since 1981. She has extensive experience in education, administration, and community work and has seen the agency through the creation of its non-profit status, purchase of the property at 20 Sacramento Street, and the Capital Campaign to build the Maud Morgan Visual Arts Center. Terry was educated at Boston University and Rutgers University. Contact Terry.
Marsha Stewart, Director of Administration and Finance
Marsha Stewart has a background in both accounting and the visual arts. She has a bachelor’s of fine arts from Syracuse University in Surface Pattern Design and studied printmaking at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Marsha has a passion for the arts and children. She actively participated in the Watertown Children’s Theatre as a parent volunteer in costumes and sets during her daughter’s youth. Also, Marsha was involved in bringing the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA, to a reality as a founding board member. Marsha loves to paint and to garden and can be found at the ocean’s edge in her free time. Contact Marsha.
Eric Delisle, Afternoon Administrative Assistant
Eric Delisle is delighted to provide administrative support for the ABC team because he likes nothing more than helping people . . . in a really, really organized way. He also manages the donor database and writes press releases. Eric is a longtime Massachusetts resident and can often be found enjoying Boston’s public transportation and Boston’s Public Libraries. Contact Eric.
Micah Eglinton-Woods, Director of Marketing and Technology
Micah Eglinton-Woods earned a bachelor’s of fine arts in Illustration and Art History from Montserrat College of Art. In addition to managing registration for all ABC programs, she provides support for ABC’s community events, and designs ABC and MMA program collateral. Her free time is filled with music making and volunteering for a local pet rescue. Contact Micah.
Boriana Kantcheva, Administrative Assistant for Maud Morgan Arts
Boriana Kantcheva received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University joint degree program. She has exhibited her artwork in Boston and New York City and is the recipient of several Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in teaching awards. Contact Boriana.
Catherine Kernan, Maud Morgan Arts Director
Catherine Kernan is a painter and printmaker. Represented by Jason McCoy Gallery in New York, Dolan Maxwell in Philadelphia and Soprafina Gallery in Boston, Catherine has been showing professionally for thirty years. She is co-owner, co-founder, and director of Mixit Print Studio, a professional open rental printmaking studio in Somerville, Massachusetts. Catherine Kernan’s work is in the collections of, among others, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Boston Public Library, Grunewald Collection, New York Public Library, Library of Congress, and the Detroit Institute of Art. Contact Catherine.
Kayla Harkness, Registration Coordinator and Morning Administrative Assistant
Kayla Harkness began her dance training in Houston, TX and has been dancing for twenty-four years. She studied Psychology Pre-Med at Georgia State University, focusing on dance medicine, and was accepted to further study with Linni Diehl, M.Ed., BC-DMT in Long Island, New York. A graduate of the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts, Kayla has worked on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and performed around the world with productions of A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, as well as appeared in national print ads and Tyler Perry films.
Kayla moved to Boston in the fall of 2011 to work as a professional dancer for the Boston Celtics. She began working with Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC) Afterschool program as a Dance Specialist, teaching K-5th grade students, and recently joined the office team as Morning Administrative Assistant.
Since her time in Boston, Kayla has worked with Boston Ballet’s Community & Education Citydance program, instructed at local studio’s, and choreographed for local high schools. She volunteers her time with Strong Women, Strong Girls and continues to focus on the journey her passion and love for the community has brought her way.
Maria Laine, Director of Children’s Programs
Originally from Minnesota, Maria Laine earned her B.A. from Beloit College in Wisconsin in 2007. While at Beloit she double majored in Elementary Education and Sociology, spent a semester in Germany and was a captain of both the track and soccer teams.
She continues to enjoy sports and plays soccer on several local teams. Maria’s interests include trying new vegetarian recipes, playing games ranging from pool to Sudoku, learning Spanish, finding ways to be more environmentally conscious, and making jewelry and tie dye.
She loves to teach and work with children and families in the community and has enjoyed being a part of Agassiz Baldwin Community in many different capacities over the last few years. Whatever her position at ABC, Maria has a strong commitment to building quality programs for children that nurture a diverse array of interests and needs. Contact Maria.
Phoebe Sinclair, Community Liaison and Webmaster
Phoebe Sinclair, in addition to serving as the first point of contact for community-related inquiries and issues, writes and produces The Whistler newsletter and is chief website wrangler. She is a life-long writer who holds a bachelor’s of fine arts in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College. In her free time, Phoebe can often be found biking around Boston and Cambridge, knitting, volunteering, and writing children’s fiction. Contact Phoebe.