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.

Executive Committee 2019/2020

Luther W. Spoehr, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Departments of Education and History, Brown University

Winifred E. Brownell, Ph.D.

Dean Emerita of Arts and Sciences, University of Rhode Island

Anthony Calandrelli

President, American Ring Company

Alek A. Dykeman

Tax Supervisor, Kahn, Litwin, Renza, & Co.

Robert H. Sloan, Jr., CLU, ChFC

Principal Sloan Associates

At-Large Members

Michael L. Baker, Jr., CPA

Senior Assistant Vice President, Accounting, Amica Insurance

Timothy N. Burditt

Paul A. Croce, Sc.D

Vice President & Manager of Research, Retired, FM Global

Michael T. Eadie

VP Wealth Management Sales and Marketing, Washington Trust

George M. Goodwin, Ph.D.

Independent Historian

Roberta Gosselin

Vice President, Treasury and Risk Management, Amica Insurance

Scott MacKay

Political Analyst, Rhode Island NPR

Lisa E. Melton

Senior Vice President, Marketing, AAA Northeast

Peter J. Miniati, JD, CFP

Managing Director, Wealth Planning, Napatree Capital LLC

Maureen Moakley, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Marcus P. Nevius, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Rhode Island

Mary C. Speare

Barbara J. Thornton, AIA

Partner, Brewster Thornton Group Architects LLP

James Wing

Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management

EX OFFICIO

Lane Talbot Sparkman

Associate Director of Education & Public Programs Coordinator, RI Department of State

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