Board Leadership

2019-2020 Board of Trustees

Chair: Stacy Paterno, President KDG Strategies, Inc. 

Vice Chair: Linda Cohen, Attorney

Treasurer: John Lombardo, Small Business Owner

Secretary: Julie Mahoney, Community Member

Nerise Beckford-Joly, Highlander Parent, Climate and Culture Coordinator, Providence Schools
Providence, RI

Richard L. Dickson, Retired Professor Emeritus- Rhode Island College
Smithfield, RI

Gara B. Field, PhD, Moses Brown School
Cranston, RI

Michael Guittari, President, MG Commercial 
Warwick, RI

Samuel Havens, Retired Insurance Executive
Barrington, RI

Jock Hayes, East Bay Newspaper Group
Bristol, RI

John Kelly, CEO, Meeting Street
Cranston, RI

Margaret Knowlton, Director of School Age Programs, Meeting Street

Eric Mack, Associate Attorney, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Fall River, MA

Rosemary Mede, Human Resources- The Providence Center
Warwick, RI

R. Anthony Rolle, EdD, Dean of the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education, URI

Simona Simpson-Thomas, Providence Public School Department
Providence, RI