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
President, American Ring Company
Alek A. Dykeman
Tax Supervisor, Kahn, Litwin, Renza, & Co.
Robert H. Sloan, Jr., CLU, ChFC
Principal Sloan Associates
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.
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
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
Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management
Owner, Stanley Weiss Associates, LLC
Lane Talbot Sparkman
Associate Director of Education & Public Programs Coordinator, RI Department of State