Seth Chalmer is Director of Communications for Leading Edge. A native of Vermont and a graduate of NYU’s Wagner-Skirball dual Masters program in Nonprofit Management and Judaic Studies, Seth also holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Wright State University.
From 2015 to 2019, Seth served as communications director for Jewish Funders Network. Other past roles include assistant director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive; cultural arts director of the Dayton Jewish Community Center; retention specialist at the Center for Employment Opportunities, where he helped empower people returning home from prison to succeed in careers; and performer in the national stage tour of “Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Coloring Book” (Oscar the Grouch and Professor Art, 2004-5).
Seth’s writing on religion and culture has appeared in publications including The Los Angeles Times, On Being, First Things, The Jewish Week, eJewish Philanthropy, and The Journal of Ecumenical Studies.