Meet our Board
|Lisa Roth Blackman, Chair, Dick Silverman, former Chair and Kate Brewster
We are grateful to have a Board of Directors that is passionate and dedicated to improving the economic well-being of Rhode Island and its residents.
Press Secretary, Secretary of State Ralph Mollis' Office
Joseph J. Bevilacqua, Ph.D.
Retired, Rhode Island State Department Director
Lisa Roth Blackman, (Chair)
Chief Philanthropy Officer, Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Helen DaSilva (Secretary)
Senior Press Officer, Oxfam America
Director, Center for Women and Enterprise
Doris Stern Donovan
Retired, senior foundation administrator and evaluator
Active volunteer and metor in governance and administration
Rabbi Alan Flam
Director of Advising and Community Collaboration
Swearer Center for Public Service, Brown University
Deborah S. Linnell
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Lifespan
Principal, Nzinga Misgana Consulting
Sue Pearlmutter, Ph.D.
Dean, Rhode Island College School of Social Work
Reverand Santiago Rodriguez
Pastor, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church