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.

 

Jennifer Jordan PictureJennifer 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.

 

David Piccerelli_pictureDavid Piccerelli, President, RIPBS
David W. Piccerelli is president of WSBE Rhode Island PBS, the only public television station in the state. A leader at WSBE since 1998, Mr. Piccerelli shepherded the station’s complex, multi-million dollar conversion from analog to digital broadcasting in 2009. Late in 2012, Mr. Piccerelli applied for and was granted authorization by the Federal Communications Commission to transfer the station’s license and operation from state ownership to the independent non-profit Rhode Island PBS Foundation. This bold move to become a community licensee effectively ended state funding and, under Mr. Piccerelli’s leadership and vision, opens new opportunities for growth and expansion of local public television as a valuable asset for learning and teaching in the community.

A Barrington resident and Rhode Island native, Mr. Piccerelli holds a BS in Accounting from Bryant University. Mr. Piccerelli serves on a number of professional public broadcasting committees and associations.

Mr. Piccerelli is also an avid golfer, and serves as treasurer on the board of the Brad Faxon Junior Golf Foundation, and is a past president of the Rhode Island Country Club.

Joan M. Caine, CFA
Joan is Director of Investments at Washington Trust Investors, serving institutional and high net worth clients. She previously served as the Chief Investment Officer of the State of Rhode Island’s Treasury Department, managing the investment portfolio of the state’s public pension plan. She began her investment career in Washington, DC with NASDAQ and the International City Manager’s Association Retirement Corp. (ICMA-RC). Joan is a graduate of Boston College and earned a M.S. in Finance from Loyola College. She serves on the Investment Committee of Lifespan and, as Treasurer of the Providence Public Library she also serves on the Library’s Pension Committee and is Chair of the Finance Committee.  Joan also serves on the board of Resilient Kids, is a RISD Museum Associate and a member of the Providence Art Club.

 

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