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

-East Side Monthly

Board of Directors 2017-18

Catherine Terry Taylor
VICE PRESIDENT
Catherine Terry Taylor
Strategic Advisor
Ryan Institute of Neuroscience
University of Rhode Island

SECRETARY
Alison Eichler
Co-President
Eichler Realty Company Inc.


EX OFFICIO
Kathleen Pletcher
Founder & Executive Artistic Director FirstWorks

Trustees

Ashley Barrett, MSW
Philanthropy Consultant
Ashley Barrett & Associates, LLC


Christine Canapari
Senior Financial Advisor
StrategicPoint


Bolaji Campbell
Professor of African &
African Diaspora Art
Rhode Island School of Design

Melissa Darigan
Partner
Partridge Snow & Hahn


Elizabeth Debs
Critic
Rhode Island School of Design


Laura Donahue
Vice President, Marketing
Fidelity Investments


Nancy Friese
Artist/Professor
Rhode Island School of Design


Siu-Li Khoe
Vice President of
Supply Chain and Logistics
SquadLocker

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
Vice President
Strategy/Business Development
Textron Inc.

Adelita S. Orefice
Adelita S. Orefice
Attorney
Donoghue Barrett & Singal


Jeanette Palmer
Director of Client Services
NAIL Communications


Robert Panoff
Principal
RPM Strategy


Damian Puerini
Senior Accountant
Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP


Betsy Santarlasci
Director of Food Initiatives
and Development
Social Enterprise Greenhouse

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


Honorary Trustees

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

Alan Chille
General Manager Providence Performing Arts Center