Board of Directors

Donna D’Aloia, Chairperson
Donna D’Aloia, ChairpersonLMFT, 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
Carolyn Dalgliesh, Vice ChairpersonFounder, Systems for Sensory Kids
Carolyn Dalgliesh is the founder of Systems for Sensory Kids & Simple Organizing Strategies helping sensory families, individuals, and businesses get organized. In addition to her sensory organizing work, she has published numerous articles and presents regularly at conferences for parents, caregivers, and educators. Her book, “The Sensory Child Gets Organized” (Touchstone, 2013), teaches parents how to tap into systems, routines, and visual aids to organize and empower their rigid, anxious, or distracted kids. Carolyn is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two children.
Martha Conn Hultzman, Treasurer
Martha Conn Hultzman, TreasurerCPA, 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.

Mark Allard, LICSW
Mark Allard, LICSWRetired School Social Worker
Mark E. Allard, LICSW has worked as a clinical social worker for 30+ years in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. His experience began in community mental health and evolved into working with cardiac surgery patients . After leaving Rhode Island Hospital in 1988, Mark started work as an Employee Assistance Specialist in Massachusetts offering assistance to private corporations and public municipalities. He co-founded Atlantic Counseling Associates and Atlantic Consultants in 1991. This is based in New Bedford and services the residents of Southeastern Massachusetts. In 1992, Mark began a 20 year career as the School Social Worker in Jamestown, RI while maintaining his private practice. His expertise is in working with children, adolescents, and couples.

Mark is a fledging ukelele player, music aficionado, and long term PC basketball fan. He recently moved to Westport, MA with his wife, Leah O’Mahony, a recently retired educator who worked with middle school children in Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Leo (Lee) A. Beliveau III
Leo (Lee) A. Beliveau III Vice President of Development & Corporate Affairs with Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP),
Rhode Island’s largest community action program
He is responsible for CCAP’s strategic communications, marketing, fundraising and corporate outreach. He is an award-winning marketing, communications and philanthropy professional with over 30 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sector having worked in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Rhode Island.

Mr. Beliveau is a Rhode Island Commodore, a Trustee at The Community College of Rhode Island Foundation and is a member of the University Club of Providence, Rotary Club of Warwick and the Varnum Continentals. He serves on various community boards and commissions including: WaterFire Providence, Opportunities Unlimited and the RI General Assembly Joint Commission Studying the Education of Children with Autism in Rhode Island. Lee is a Past President of The Rhode Island Service Alliance, Past President of the Advertising Club of Southeastern New England, Past Vice President of AIDS Project Rhode Island and a 2001 graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. He holds a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from Iona College, New Rochelle.

Lesley Bogad, Ph.D.
Lesley Bogad, Ph.D.Rhode Island College
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.
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
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.

Katie McDonald
Katie McDonaldFounder, bnourished
Katie McDonald is a sought-after speaker, certified holistic health coach, raw food chef, television personality. She is also the founder of bnourished, where her mission is to transform lives, one mindful bite at a time. Trained at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City, Katie is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and a certified Bach Flower Remedy practitioner.

Katie has been featured numerous times on WPRI’s The Rhode Show and several radio shows, as well as in The Huffington Post, The Providence Journal, Dwell, Design New England, and She has spoken at numerous events including the prestigious Women’s Summit at Bryant University, Spirit of Change’s Natural Living Expo, one of the most prominent conferences in holistic health in New England, and at Fortune 500 companies including multinational toy and board game company Hasbro.

Jim Scanlan, CFP
Jim Scanlan, CFPWeston 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 has three grown children, and recently moved from North Kingstown, RI to Boston, MA.

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