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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

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Financial Documents

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.