Finances & Governance
Board of Directors | 2020-2021
Audubon is governed by a Board of Directors who are responsible for the guidance and fiduciary governance of the institution.
President: Owen Heleen, Director of Program Development and Innovation, Children's Friend
Vice President: David Caldwell, Jr., Vice President of Caldwell & Johnson Custom Builders
Treasurer: David T. Riedel, Esq., Attorney, Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Secretary: Deborah Linnell, Director Education & Training/Financial Management Associates
Nicholas A. Califano, M.D., co-founder University Gastroenterology
Christian Capizzo, Esq, Attorney, Partridge Snow & Hahn
Jameson Chace, Ph.D., Professor, Salve Regina University
Ann-Christine Duhaime, M.D., Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Mass. General Hospital
Meghan Frost, Assistant Dean, Boston University
Donald Heitzmann, retired software engineer and business executive
Laura Landen, Ph.D., retired faculty, Providence College
Thomas Lisi, CPA, Managing Partner, Marcum LLP
Emily Murphy Prior, Esq., Attorney, Morneau & Murphy
Leslie Samayoa, Customer Service Representative for Merrill Edge
Everett Stuart, retired soil scientist, USDA
Patricia Thompson, CPA, Partner, Piccerelli Gilstein & Company, LLP
Carol Lynn Trocki, Independent Conservation Biologist
Julie Vanier, Major Giving and Alumni Engagement Officer, Clark University
Michael Viveiros, Principal at DBVW Architects, Inc.
Council of Advisors
Dickson G. Boenning
Joan R. Gardiner
Christopher R. Greenman
Samuel H. Hallowell, Jr.
J. William W. Harsch, Esq.
Max Kohlenberg, Esq.
Keith Killingbeck, Ph.D.
Steven E. Reinert
Julia Randall Sharpe
Frederick J. Vincent
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Audubon Society of Rhode Island audited financial statements and tax returns are available for download below. Copies of these documents are also available upon request from Kolby Purcell, Senior Director, Finance and Administration. Members should feel free to call 401-949-5454 x3002 with any questions about Audubon Society of Rhode Island's finances.
Providence Stormwater Innovation Center
Roger Williams Park is home to the new Providence Stormwater Innovation Center (PSIC). The Innovation Center has been developed by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and its partners! Learn more about the nature-based solutions we are using to learn about and protect urban water quality.