Finances & Governance
Board of Directors | 2023-2024
Audubon is governed by a Board of Directors who are responsible for the guidance and fiduciary governance of the institution.
President: David Caldwell, Jr., Owner/Principal of Caldwell & Johnson, Green Builders
V. President: Ann-Christine (Tina) Duhaime M.D., Pediatric Neurosurgeon, MA General; Prof. of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Treasurer: Patricia Thompson, CPA, MST, PFS/Tax and Business Partner, Marcum LLP
Secretary: Donald Heitzmann, Retired, Software Engineer and Engineering Executive
Stephanie Beauté, Senior Product Manager/Technology Professional
Katherine (Kat) Burnham, Principal of Policy, Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)
Jameson Chace, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology and C.E.G. Studies, Salve Regina University
Laura Landen, Ph.D., Retired, Professor of Philosophy/Director Nat. Science & Env. Studies, Providence College
Thomas Lisi, CPA, Office Managing Partner, Marcum LLP
Kathleen Melbourne, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy, URI College of Pharmacy, Pharmacist
Amy Moses, Esq., General Counsel, Utilidata, Inc.
Stephen Porder, PhD, Professor of Ecology, Assistant Provost for Sustainability, Brown University
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
Richard Staples, Jr., Retired, Service Occupations
Sarah Sweetman, Associate Professor, URI College of Education
Carol Lynn Trocki, Independent Conservation Biologist, Mosaic Land Management, LLC
Olinda L. Urizar-Mendez, Assistant to Chief of Staff, City of Providence/Director 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
John C. Woulfe, Retired, Former Executive Director, Scandinavian Communities
Council of Advisors
Dickson G. Boenning
Nicholas Califano, MD
Christian Capizzo, Esq.
Joan R. Gardiner
Christopher R. Greenman
Samuel H. Hallowell, Jr.
J. William W. Harsch, Esq.
A. Max Kohlenberg, Esq.
Keith Killingbeck, Ph.D.
Robert Parker, 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.
Stormwater Innovation Center
Roger Williams Park is home to the Stormwater Innovation Center. The 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.