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

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


Christine Canapari
Senior Financial Advisor
StrategicPoint


Bolaji Campbell
Department Head
Professor
Rhode Island School of Design

Melissa Darigan
Partner
Partridge Snow & Hahn


Elizabeth Debs
Community Development Consultant



Laura Donahue
Vice President, Marketing
Fidelity Investments


Nancy Friese
Artist/Professor
Rhode Island School of Design


Siu-Li Khoe
Consultant



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


Paul Mc Gartoll
VP Strategy/Business Development
Textron Inc.


Damian Puerini
Senior Accountant
Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP


Jeanette Palmer
Director of Client Services
NAIL Communications


Robert Panoff
Principal
RPM Strategy


Betsy Santarlasci
Consultant



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

Sara R. (Sally) Strachan
Strategic Management Consultant



Krystle Tadesse
Associate
Locke Lord LLP


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