Staff

Melissa Emidy

Melissa Emidy

Executive Director

memidy@inspiringmindsri.org

Irene Ferreira

Irene Ferreira

Business Manager
Jenny Adelman

Jenny Adelman

Program Director
Lena Vye

Lena Vye

AmeriCorps VISTA, Leader of Volunteer Engagement

Board

Lisa C. Pierce

Lisa C. Pierce

Chair of the Board
Kimberly Bright

Kimberly Bright

Vice Chair of the Board
Margaret Koosa

Margaret Koosa

Secretary
Hugh Minor

Hugh Minor

Dr. Mary Ann Shallcross Smith

Dr. Mary Ann Shallcross Smith

Nicole Shaffer-Thomas

Nicole Shaffer-Thomas

Noni Thomas Lopez

Noni Thomas Lopez

Robert E. Baute, Jr.

Robert E. Baute, Jr.

Rothel De La Cruz

Rothel De La Cruz

Fellows, Interns, and Key Volunteers

Ciara Sing

Ciara Sing

Capacity Builder and Bonner Fellow, Brown University
Evan Kindler

Evan Kindler

Capacity Builder and Bonner Fellow, Brown University
Ermias Araia

Ermias Araia

Capacity Builder and Bonner Fellow, Brown University
Jane Lavoie

Jane Lavoie

Volunteer Extraordinaire

jlavoie@inspiringmindsri.org

Theresa Wagner

Theresa Wagner

Bonner Fellow, Brown University