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

Department Vice President & Controller, Accounting, Amica Insurance

Winifred E. Brownell, Ph.D.

Vice Chair

Dean Emerita of Arts and Sciences, University of Rhode Island

Charlotte Carrington-Farmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Roger Williams University

Alletta Morris Cooper

Paul A. Croce, Sc.D

Vice President & Manager of Research, Retired, FM Global

Michael Gerhardt

Roberta Gosselin

Board Chair

Vice President, Treasury and Risk Management, Amica Insurance

Mark F. Harriman


Co-Founder and Senior Editor of the

Meaghan E. Kelly, Esq.

Partner, Cameron & Mittleman, LLP

Lori J. Lousararian, Esq.

Of Counsel, Cameron & Mittleman, LLP

Frank Mauran, IV

President and owner of Gaspee Media

Peter J. Miniati, JD, CFP


Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America Private Bank

Maureen Moakley, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Jeannette E. Riley, Ph.D.

Professor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences University of Rhode Island

Alicia J. Samolis, JD

Partner, Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP

Robert H. Sloan, Jr., CLU, ChFC

Principal Sloan Associates

Erin Stevenson

Deputy Director of Civic Education, RI Department of State

Lane Talbot Sparkman

Arts & Educational Professional

Theodore W. Smalletz

Retired, Chief Financial Officer of Gloria Duchin, Inc.

Stanley Weiss

Owner, Stanley Weiss Associates, LLC

Paul R. Williams

Chair, Marketing Committee, Squantum Association

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