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 2020/2021
Robert H. Sloan, Jr., CLU, ChFC
Principal Sloan Associates
Winifred E. Brownell, Ph.D.
Dean Emerita of Arts and Sciences, University of Rhode Island
President, American Ring Company
Peter J. Miniati, JD, CFP
Private Client Advisor, F.L.Putnam
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
Alek A. Dykeman
Tax Supervisor, Kahn, Litwin, Renza, & Co.
Michael T. Eadie
VP Wealth Management Sales and Marketing, Washington Trust
George M. Goodwin, Ph.D.
Vice President, Treasury and Risk Management, Amica Insurance
Political Analyst, Rhode Island NPR
Lisa E. Melton
Senior Vice President, Marketing, AAA Northeast
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, MA
Luther W. Spoehr, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Departments of Education and History, Brown University
Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management
Alicia J. Samolis, JD
Partner, Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP
Vanessa Quainoo, Ph.D.
Owner, Stanley Weiss Associates, LLC
Lane Talbot Sparkman
Associate Director of Education & Public Programs Coordinator, RI Department of State