“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
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


Valerie Tutson
Executive Director
Rhode Island Black Storytellers
Storyteller
Stories n' Stuff

Honorary Trustees

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

Alan Chille
General Manager Providence Performing Arts Center