Board Of Directors
Donna D’Aloia, Chairperson
LMFT, Integrative Health Coach
Donna D’Aloia has been in private practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1976. She is the President of Counseling and Psychological Services a multidisciplinary psychotherapy practice in Providence and Bristol RI. Along with her work with couples and families, Donna specializes in treating people with depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, PTSD and medical issues. She is a Fellow in the Academy of Pain Management and a Certified Integrative Health Coach through Duke University’s Program in Integrative Medicine. During the past two years she founded Whole Person Health, a program that partners with individuals and corporations to improve wellness through long-term behavioral changes.
Carolyn Dalgliesh, Vice Chairperson
Founder, Systems for Sensory Kids
Carolyn Dalgliesh is the founder and owner of Systems for Sensory Kids and Simple Organizing Strategies. Systems for Sensory Kids (SSK) – www.systemsforsensorykids.com is a leading-edge organizing model that bridges the gap between clinical support and practical in-home solutions that organize and empower “sensory” kids (like those with OCD, ADD/ADHD, Anxiety Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, and high-functioning autism) and their families. Her experience as a professional organizer and as a parent of a sensory child fueled her interested in working with families who are supporting sensory kids at home. Carolynʼs first book will be published in 2013 by Simon & Schuster/Touchstone. In it, she shares her innovative model that teaches parents how to tap into systems, routines, and visual aids to organize and empower their children.
Simple Organizing Strategies (SOS) – www.simpleorganizingstrategies.com – is a professional home and business organizing service. Carolynʼs professional experience in sales, customer service management, and executive recruitment in both small, family run businesses as well as two fortune 500 companies, taught her the importance of organization to professional and personal success.
Carolyn shares her organizing / sensory organizing techniques through in-home consultations, presentations, teacher trainings, magazines articles, and on-line resources. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and also currently serves on the Board of Governors for Bradley Hospital, a neuropsychiatric hospital for children and adolescents. Carolyn lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two children.
Martha Conn Hultzman, Treasurer
CPA, Principal, LGC&D
Martha Conn Hultzman serves as an Audit Principal at LGC+D. She brings over 30 years of experience to this role and leads LGC+D’s not-for-profit practice group and co-chairs the employee benefit plan practice group where she directs limited and full scope ERISA retirement plan audits. Her special focus is serving not-for-profit organizations, closely held, entrepreneur-operated companies and women-owned businesses.
Along with being a CPA, Martha is a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and is a longtime member of American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA). She has held numerous leadership positions within these organizations, including past president of RISCPA’s board of governors, chair of its professional ethics committee and a highly-coveted seat on the AICPA Council in 2012. She is also an advisory board member for the Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) and serves on the CWE audit committee. Additionally, Martha is a 1991 graduate of Leadership Rhode Island (LRI), where she served for many years as chair of its board of governors. LRI recognized her remarkable efforts by naming her 2012 Volunteer of the Year.
Martha’s experience and passion for providing business and tax services for women-owned businesses also led her to help found the LGC+D’s Women Count Initiative. This unique program is designed to support the female staff members of LGC+D with mentoring and leadership training as well as provide professional services specially tailored for the needs of women-owned and operated businesses.
With a B.S. in Business Administration from Providence College, Martha, a native of Lincoln, Rhode Island, chose to pursue a career in accounting because she believed she could help people understand their business and personal affairs and this knowledge would empower them to success. She says, “I love helping clients understand complex matters and make the connection to the impact of these matters on their organizations.” Within the firm, she particularly enjoys teaching and mentoring staff members: “I just love seeing the light bulb go on.”
In her leisure hours, Martha enjoys entertaining, wine, reading and real gardening – not the kind that wins awards, but the kind that gets your hands dirty. She and her husband, Dennis, have been married since 1982. They have three children and live in West Greenwich.
Secret Super Power: Martha Hultzman is a master of illusion. While she may stand at only 5’1”, her devotion to high heels allows her to rub shoulders with the best of them. Oh, and she also has an irresistibly contagious laugh.
Lesley Bogad, Ph.D.
Dr. Lesley Bogad is a professor of Educational Studies at Rhode Island College. She received her undergraduate degree in English and Education from Barnard College at Columbia University, and her Master’s and Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations of education, multiculturalism, qualitative research methods, and women’s studies. She also is the co-director of the Youth Development BA Program, and founder of the A.L.L.I.E.D. mentoring initiative. Her research interests include schooling for social justice, critical pedagogy, and using media and digital technologies as educational tools with youth. Lesley tries to work everyday to contribute to a more socially-just world, but sometimes she gets distracted by working in her garden, discovering toddler-centric Rhode Island with her son, surfing Facebook, or watching old episodes of Friday Night Lights on Netflix.
WILLIAM P. DEVEREAUX, Esq.
Partner, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
William P. Devereaux is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC and leads the firm’s Criminal Defense and Health Care Teams. Mr. Devereaux routinely handles complicated and high-profile criminal matters and was the first attorney in the United States to successfully negotiate a “Deferred Prosecution Agreement” for a health care provider. He represents individuals and corporations in the public, private, not-for-profit and nonprofit sectors, including hospitals, health care systems, clinical facilities and physicians. His experience includes white-collar criminal defense and complex litigation at the state and federal level.
Attorney Devereaux is experienced in dealing with the Department of Justice, the HHS Office of Inspector General and Office of Civil Rights, Medicare fiscal intermediaries, state and federal prosecutors and Medicaid agencies in defending his clients with respect to criminal matters, enforcement actions, investigations and agency audits. Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Devereaux served as a lawyer for the Judge Advocate General and as a Rhode Island Assistant Attorney General during which time he prosecuted against organized crime, environmental violations and served as supervising attorney during Grand Jury investigations. He is a retired Captain in the United States Naval Reserve.
Attorney Devereaux is a prominent and highly respected member of the legal community, and was honored by his peers and judges with the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating based on both legal ability and ethics. He has also been selected annually by his peers as a Best Lawyers in America®, and is recognized as a Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense Super Lawyer®.
Attorney Devereaux earned his J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University. He is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, U.S. District Court, First Circuit and the U.S. Court of Military Appeals for the Armed Forces. He has been a U.S. Navy Reservist since 1979.
Jennifer D. Jordan, Senior Writer, Opportunity Nation
Jennifer is the Senior Writer at Opportunity Nation, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding educational opportunity and economic mobility across the U.S. with offices in Boston, Washington D.C. and New York.
A native of the Boston area, Jennifer now lives in Rhode Island. She was the statewide education reporter for The Providence Journal for a decade. She previously worked as a staff writer at newspapers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Jennifer is a cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she majored in History and Spanish. She has a M.A. in Latin American History from San Francisco State University and a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She has been practicing yoga and mindfulness since 2000 and believes it has given her mental and physical flexibility, peace of mind and greater compassion for herself and others.
Jim Scanlan, CFP
Weston Financial Group
Jim is a Director and Senior Planning Officer with Weston Financial Group since 2011, with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Previously he was a partner in an independent wealth management firm, where he specialized in estate and business succession planning as well as, financial planning and asset management for owners of closely held companies, high net worth individuals and other professionals. Jim is a graduate of Stonehill College with a B.S. in Business Administration and is a CFP® practitioner. He resides in North Kingstown, RI with his wife Suzanne and 3 children.
Other Appointments include:
- Board member, Foundation Fighting Blindness of Massachusetts
- Board Member, Providence Rotary Charities Foundation
- Stonehill College Alumni Council – Past
- Wannamoisett Country Club Board of Governors 2012-2014
- Providence Athenaeum – Investment Committee