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Foundation Board

The Rhode Island PBS Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1987 to raise funds and provide support services to Rhode Island PBS. The Rhode Island PBS Foundation provides approximately 58% of the operating budget of Rhode Island PBS. Funds are raised through Rhode Island PBS viewer support, corporate underwriting, auctions and special events.

Board of Directors

Dominique Alfandre, Board Member
Kamilah A'Vant, Board Member
Dante Bellini, Board Member
Kas R. DeCarvalho, Board Member
Nick Denice, Board Member
Elizabeth Delude-Dix, Board Member
Gary Glassman, Board Member
Pam Heffernan, Board Member
Deborah Jacobson, Board Member
David Laverty, Chairperson/Board Member
John Palumbo, Board Member
Denise Parent, Secretary/Board Member
David W. Piccerelli, President/Board Member
Pablo Rodriguez, MD, Board Member
Merrill Sherman, Board Member
Tracy Smith, Treasurer/Board Member

James Leach, Chair Emeritus
Roger Boudreau, Honorary Member
Meredith Curren, Honorary Member
Tia Scigulinsky, Honorary Member