Our team at Culture Aid NOLA

Erica Chomsky-Adelson
Erica Chomsky-Adelson is the founder and Executive Director of Culture Aid NOLA. She has worked in non-profit disaster response for 12 years with a variety of organizations. She has a B.S. in Planning and Urban Studies from The University of New Orleans.
Ellie Duff

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Ellie is the Operations Manager at CAN. She holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology, and originally came to New Orleans as an AmeriCorps Vista but stayed for the city and culture. Ellie has a background in office and program management.
Scott Kiser

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Scott is the site manager at Culture Aid NOLA. In his spare time, he is a middle school band teacher and a freelance musician. Scott is also a US Navy veteran and was runner up at the 2013 Creole Tomato Eating Contest.
Olivia Morgan
Olivia manages community outreach and grants development for Culture Aid NOLA. She has worked for several nonprofits and events in the New Orleans area and holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Mississippi.
Henry Morse

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Henry is the Operations Intern for Culture Aid NOLA, a role he accepted after volunteering regularly over the past year. Henry attends Lusher High School, pursuing a Certificate of Artistry in Musical Theater, and is active in student govt & athletics
Julie Pfeffer
Julie serves as volunteer director of finance and development, having come to CAN with experience as treasurer and board member at other nonprofits. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA from Cornell.
Seran Williams
As the Communications Consultant, Seran keeps the growing CAN story alive and relevant to its Media and Donor relationships. "Basic communications principles haven't really changed much; information just gets more encapsulated and travels faster."