Board of Trustees
Members of the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Board of Directors are volunteers of the highest order. They bring a wealth of historical knowledge and professional experience to their oversight of this institution.
Michael L. Baker, Jr., CPA
Senior Assistant Vice President, Accounting, Amica Insurance
Winifred E. Brownell, Ph.D.
Dean Emerita of Arts and Sciences, University of Rhode Island
Paul A. Croce, Sc.D
Vice President & Manager of Research, Retired, FM Global
Cindy E. Salazar, Esq.
Immigration Attorney at the Law Office of Cindy Salazar
Michael T. Eadie
VP Wealth Management Sales and Marketing, Washington Trust
Vice President, Treasury and Risk Management, Amica Insurance
Political Analyst, Rhode Island NPR
Lisa E. Melton
Senior Vice President, Marketing, AAA Northeast
Peter J. Miniati, JD, CFP
Private Client Advisor, F.L.Putnam
Maureen Moakley, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Rhode Island
Alletta Morris Cooper
Marcus P. Nevius, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Rhode Island
Vanessa Quainoo, Ph.D.
Alicia J. Samolis, JD
Partner, Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP
Robert H. Sloan, Jr., CLU, ChFC
Principal Sloan Associates
Luther W. Spoehr, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Departments of Education and History, Brown University
Lane Talbot Sparkman
Associate Director of Education & Public Programs Coordinator, RI Department of State
Theodore W. Smalletz
Retired, Chief Financial Officer of Gloria Duchin, Inc., East Providence, RI.
Owner, Stanley Weiss Associates, LLC
Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management