With a background in nonprofit management, organizational development, and systems-approaches, Carole Ann manages the implementation of the Humanities Council’s operations and strategic goals, including measurement of the Council’s impact. She oversees the Council’s financial administration, human resources, technology and office infrastructure, and grants administration, and works closely with the Executive Director and members of the Council’s board in the areas of strategic and long-range planning and organizational culture to ensure the Council’s success and sustainability.
In her time at the Council, Carole Ann has improved financial and budget development procedures, re-envisioned data collection and reporting practices, and developed systems for the strategic alignment of programs and operations.
Before joining the Council staff in 2010, Carole Ann developed her passion for the creative and cultural sector through her experience as assistant to the director of education at Providence Children’s Museum, artist mentor at New Urban Arts, and program director of The Hive Archive.
Carole Ann currently serves on the board of directors of The Lady Project and as a mentor in Brown University’s Women’s Launch Pad program. Carole Ann has a bachelor’s degree in Education Studies from Brown University, and holds certifications in nonprofit management & leadership (Tufts University) and professional coaching (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching).