About

Foundation Board

Our volunteer board of directors is responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s mission and strategic direction, safeguarding our financial health and sustainability, and setting organizational policies. Directors are chosen for their community leadership and knowledge.

G. Alan Kurose, MD, MBA, FACP, Chair headshot

G. Alan Kurose, MD, MBA, FACP, Chair

President, Coastal Medical

Michael K. Allio headshot

Michael K. Allio

President and CEO, Allio Associates LLC

Melissa R. DuBose headshot

Melissa R. DuBose

Associate Judge, Rhode Island District Court

Jonathan D. Fain headshot

Jonathan D. Fain

Chairman of the Board and CEO, Teknor Apex Company

Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH headshot

Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH

Vice President, Lifespan, Community Health and Equity

Edward O. Handy, III headshot

Edward O. Handy, III

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Washington Trust Company

Ann-Marie Harrington headshot

Ann-Marie Harrington

Founder, Embolden

Meghan Hughes, Ph.D. headshot

Meghan Hughes, Ph.D.

President, Community College of Rhode Island

Tony Mendez headshot

Tony Mendez

General Manager, Video Mundo Broadcasting

Theresa Moore headshot

Theresa Moore

President, T-Time Productions

Peter R. Phillips headshot

Peter R. Phillips

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Washington Trust Wealth Management

Janet Robinson headshot

Janet Robinson

Former President and CEO, New York Times Company

James Wright headshot

James Wright

CEO, Bridge Technical Talent

Neil D. Steinberg headshot

Neil D. Steinberg

President & CEO, Rhode Island Foundation, Ex officio board member

Previous Board Members

  • Charles V. Chapin, 1917-1927
  • William H. P. Faunce, 1917-1928
  • Mary B. Steedman, 1917-1929
  • William L. Hodgman, 1917-1935
  • Henry D. Sharpe, 1917-1951
  • Albert D. Mead, 1917-1933
  • John Nicholas Brown, 1930-1972
  • Walter A. Edwards, 1933-1964
  • Percival de St. Aubin, 1933-1940
  • G. Maurice Congdon, 1935-1961
  • Alfred K. Potter, 1936-1936
  • Arthur H. Ruggles, 1940-1958
  • Thomas P. Hazard, 1951-1963
  • Margaret Kelly, 1958-1965 & 1970-1973
  • G. William Miller, 1963-1977
  • Bancroft Littlefield, 1964-1989
  • Joseph J. Baker, 1966-1970
  • Andrew M. Hunt, 1972-1987
  • Norman M. Fain, 1972-1987
  • Erskine N. White, Jr., 1977-1986
  • Patricia H. Blackall, 1972-1990
  • Frank Licht, 1973-1987
  • Robert H.I. Goddard, 1960-1994
  • William H. Heisler III, 1987-1996
  • Paul J. Choquette, Jr., 1987-1997
  • B. Jae Clanton, 1989-1998
  • Edward L. Maggiacomo, 1987-1997
  • Melvin Alperin, 1987-1999
  • Ann Conner, 1991-2000
  • Norman E. McCulloch, Jr., 1994-2002
  • Ruth J. Simmons, Ph.D., 2002-2003
  • John W. Wall, 1994-2004
  • Pablo Rodriguez, M.D., 1994-2005
  • Margaret G. Leeson, 1997-2006
  • Elizabeth Z. Chace, 1998-2006
  • Ronald V. Gallo, 1993-2007
  • Walter R. Stone, Esq., 1998-2007
  • Carol J. Grant, 2002-2008
  • George Graboys, 1999-2008
  • Benjamin G. Paster, Esq., 2007-2009
  • Peter S. Damon, 2001-2010
  • Stephanie Danforth Chafee, 2008-2011
  • Cynthia Garcia Coll, 2003-2011
  • Keith W. Stokes, 2010-2011
  • The Hon. Maureen McKenna Goldberg, 2003-2012
  • David M. Hirsch, 2003-2012
  • M. Anne Szostak, 2006-2013
  • Lorne Adrain, 2009-2013
  • Kathleen C. Hittner, M.D., 2012-2013
  • Professor Jorge O. Elorza, 2012-2014
  • Patricia J. Flanagan, M.D., 2005-2014
  • The Hon. Ronald K. Machtley, 2007-2016
  • Cynthia Stewart Reed, 2007-2016
  • Howard G. Sutton, 2015-2016
  • Frederick K. Butler, 2008-2017
  • Edward "Ned" O. Handy, III, 2011-2018
  • Mary F. Lovejoy, 2013-2020
  • Marie Langlois, 2011-2020
  • The Honorable Ernest C. Torres, 2013-2021
  • Mary Brooks Wall, 2011-2021

Meet our staff team.