The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities welcomes Phoebe Bean, Winnie Brownell, and Angela Renaud to its Board of Directors. The new members bring expertise in the areas of education, library science, leadership development, and community engagement.
In addition to the new board members, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities elected its new board leadership. Former Vice Chair E. Larson Gunness has been named the new Chair. Joan Abrams will move into the Vice Chair position. Board member Daniel Egan will continue as Secretary, and Lynne Malone will continue as Treasurer.
“We are pleased to welcome these dedicated Rhode Island community leaders to the Council’s board of directors,” said Elizabeth Francis, Executive Director. “The commitment and expertise of all our board members enable the Council to provide greater access to the humanities, promote civic engagement, support amazing Rhode Island projects, and to contribute to creative and resilient communities.”