Board of Trustees

Officers

Board of Trustees officers also serve as officers of the PPL Foundation.

Elizabeth Debs

Elizabeth Debs, Chair
Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design
Trustee since 2009
Conservator, Development, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Facilities, Finance, Governance, Government Relations, Investment, and Special Collections committees

Micah Salkind

Micah Salkind, Vice Chair
Special Projects Manager, Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism
Trustee since 2017
Diversity Equity & Inclusion and Governance committees

Christopher Stevens

Christopher Stevens, Treasurer
Vice President Middle Market Banking, JP Morgan Chase Bank
Trustee since 2019
Finance and Investment committees

Juan Wilson

Juan Wilson, Jr., Secretary
JJUANtheBRAND
Trustee since 2020
Diversity Equity & Inclusion committee

Board Members

Angel Arrazola

Angel Arrazola
Student, Brown University
Trustee since 2022
Diversity Equity & Inclusion committee

Joseph Chazan

Dr. Joseph A. Chazan
Nephrology Associates, Inc.
Clinical Professor Emeritus, Brown School of Medicine
Trustee since 2017
Special Collections committee

Sharon Lloyd Clark

Sharon Lloyd Clark
Trustee since 2020
Conservator, Development, and Diversity Equity & Inclusion committees

Sean Dagesse

Sean Dagesse
Senior Vice President, Bank of America
Trustee since 2017
Development committee

Adriana Dawson

Adriana Dawson
Community Engagement Director, Verizon
Trustee since 2021
Conservator and Diversity Equity & Inclusion committees

Lisa Decubellis

Lisa DeCubellis
Senior Vice President, Amica Insurance
Trustee since 2017
Governance committee

Rob Edwards

Robert W. Edwards, Jr.
Attorney (retired)
Trustee since 2015
Finance, Governance, and Investment committees

Frank Eyetsemitan

Frank E. Eyetsemitan
Professor of Psychology, Roger Williams University
Trustee since 2019
Diversity Equity & Inclusion and Governance committees

Maia Farish

Maia Farish
Trustee since 2016
Conservator and Diversity Equity & Inclusion committees

Louis Goldman

Louis Goldman
Sr. Vice President, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Trustee since 2022
Investment committee

Kathleen Hittner

Kathleen Hittner, M.D.
Emeritus Clinical Professor of Surgery, Brown Medical School
Trustee since 2015
Development, Governance, and Investment committees

Billy Kepner

Billy Kepner
Public Relations Manager, Vanguard Renewables
Trustee since 2020
Conservator, Development and Government Relations committees

Beverly Ledbetter

Beverly Ledbetter
Chief Legal Officer (retired), Brown University
Trustee since 2022
Finance committee

Sally McDonald

Sally P. McDonald Willis
Partner, Cameron & Mittleman LLP
Trustee since 2015
Finance committee

Katherine Messier

Katherine A. Messier
Executive Director, Mobile Beacon
Trustee since 2020
Governance committee

Jane O'Farrell

Jane O'Farrell
Trustee since 2019
Development committee

Meghan Rego

Meghan Rego
Director, Resource Development & Communications, NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley
Trustee since 2020
Diversity Equity & Inclusion and Governance committees

Sally Strachan

Sally Strachan
Chair, Rhode Island State House Restoration Society
Trustee since 2018
Facilities and Government Relations committees

Rob Taylor

Robert K. Taylor
Partner, Partridge Snow & Hahn
Trustee since 2006
Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Finance, Investment, and Special Collections committees

Mary Ann Upton

Mary Ann Upton
Partner, designLAB architects
Trustee since 2021
Facilities committee

Non-voting Board Members

Trustee Ex-Officio

Jack Martin

Jack Martin
Executive Director, Providence Public Library
Trustee Ex-Officio since 2014
Conservator, Development, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Facilities, Finance, Governance, Government Relations, Investment, and Special Collections committees

Trustees Emeriti

Pamela Faulkner

I am honored to be able to support Providence Public Library because I strongly believe that it offers people of all ages and all backgrounds the opportunity to learn, to grow and to create in a supportive and safe environment. And there is no charge.

Pamela Faulkner Trustee Emerita