“MOST ARTISTIC: FirstWorks [is] connecting art with
audiences in increasingly bold and exciting ways”

-East Side Monthly

Board of Directors 2016-17

Catherine Terry Taylor
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Catherine Terry Taylor
Strategic Advisor
Living Rite Innovation
University of Rhode Island

Karen Davie, FirstWorks Board of Directors Vice President
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT
Karen Davie
President
Davie & Associates LLC


SECRETARY
Alison Eichler
Eichler Realty Company Inc.



EX OFFICIO
Kathleen Pletcher
Founder & Executive Artistic Director FirstWorks

Trustees

Ashley Barrett
Philanthropy Consultant
Ashley Barrett & Associates, LLC


Bolaji Campbell
Department Head
Professor
Rhode Island School of Design

Nancy Friese
Artist/Professor
Rhode Island School of Design


Siu-Li Khoe
Consultant



Rebecca L. Limson, PHR
Group Talent Acquisition Manager
Group Training &
Development Manager
Enterprise Holdings
Wendy MacGaw
Co-Founder & Vice President
Artpack Services Inc.


Paul Mc Gartoll
VP Strategy/Business Development
Textron Inc.


Jeanette Palmer
Director of Client Services
NAIL Communications


Robert Panoff
Principal
RPM Strategy


Steven Pennell
Coordinator of Arts and Culture
University of RI/ASFCCE


Betsy Santarlasci
Consultant



Karen E. Silva, Ed.D, CHE
Chair
The International Hotel School
Johnson & Wales University

Sara R. (Sally) Strachan
Strategic Management Consultant



Valerie Tutson
Artist/Storyteller
Stories n' Stuff


Honorary Trustees

Jorge Cardenas
Director, Public Relations &
Community Services
Sodexo Education Services

Alan Chille
General Manager Providence Performing Arts Center