BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Owen Tidwell (He/Him) - Chair

LICSW Therapist, Transformations Care Network

 Fall River, MA

Vince Petronio (He/Him) - Vice Chair

Assoc. Prof. Communication Studies, University of Rhode Island

East Greenwich, RI

Bill Applegate - Treasurer

Real Estate Agent, Residential Properties Ltd.       

Board member, Mile of History Association;  Comittee Chair, The Players;  

Board Member elect, Rotary Club of Providence (2022-2024)    

Providence, RI

Margaret Melozzi (She/Her) - Secretary

Lead Writer & Content Producer, Amica                             

Founding member of WomensWork Theatre Collective              

Tiverton, RI

Dawn M. Hardy, PhD  (She/Her)

Senior Grant Analyst, Butler Hospital, Memory and Aging Program

Member Alzheimer’s Assoc. and Walden University Student Mentoring Group

North Providence, RI

Polly Feliciano, AEA (She/Her)

Stage Manager, Trinity Rep

Providence, RI

Jennifer Iacovelli

Career Development Manager, IYRS School of Technology & Trades

Fall River, MA

Chuck Gonzales (He/Him)

Illustrator, Author of Graphic Novels, Animation/Character Designer 

Providence RI/Brooklyn NY

Rae Mancini

Vice President, Duffy & Shanley

Founding member of WomensWork Theatre Collaborative

Cranston, RI

Andrew Stigler

Associate Professor, National Security Affairs Department, Naval War College   

Newport, RI

Quinn Bryan

Field Operations Specialist, KForce, Inc., Visual Artist

Pawtucket, RI

Howard Abramson

Lifelong journalist, newsroom manager and business administrator

Annapolis, MD

Jeff Church

ex officio, Board Member since 2015

Allison Crews

ex officio, Board Member since 2015