Finances & Governance
Board of Directors | 2021-2022
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 Dev. & Innovation, Children’s Friend
V. President: David Caldwell, Jr., Owner/Principal of Caldwell & Johnson, Green Builders
Treasurer: Patricia Thompson, CPA, MST, PFS, Partner, Piccerelli, Gilstein & Co., LLP
Secretary: Ann-Christine Duhaime, M.D., Pediatric Neurosurgeon/MA General; Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Christian Capizzo, Esq., Attorney, Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP
Jameson Chace, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology and C.E.G. Studies, Salve Regina Univeristy
Ivan Colon, Customer Relations Associate, Fidelity Investments
Donald Heitzmann, Retired, Software Engineer and Engineering Executive
Laura Landen, Ph.D., Retired, Prof. Philosophy/Dir. Nat. Science & Env. Studies, P.C.
Deborah Linnell, Director of Knowledge & Learning, FMA
Thomas Lisi, CPA, Office Managing Partner, Marcum LLP
Terry Meyer, Retired, Cartographer, RIDEM and TNC, MA office
Amy Moses, Esq., General Counsel, Utilidata, Inc.
Emily Murphy Prior, Esq., Attorney, Morneau & Murphy
David T. Riedel, Esq., Attorney, Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Leslie Samayoa, Customer Service Representative for Merrill Edge, Bank of America
Carol Lynn Trocki, Independent Conservation Biologist, Mosaic Land Management, LLC
Olinda L. Urizar-Mendez, Asst. to Chief of Staff, City of Providence/Dir. of Executive Operations
Michael Viveiros, Architect/Principal, Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels, Architects Inc.
Emily Westcott, Retired, former career in marketing/advertising
Shawen Williams, Private Financial Manager
Council of Advisors
Dickson G. Boenning
Nicholas Califano, M.D.
Joan R. Gardiner
Christopher R. Greenman
Samuel H. Hallowell, Jr.
J. William W. Harsch, Esq.
Keith Killingbeck, Ph.D.
A. Max Kohlenberg, Esq.
Steven E. Reinert
Julia Randall Sharpe
Frederick J. Vincent
Cynthia J. Warren, Esq.
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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.