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Meet the Team

PVD Promise staff includes six full-time staff and a handful of outstanding part-time staff and volunteers.


Board of Directors

PVD Promise's board is a diverse group of thoughtful and committed community leaders, business professionals, and ambassadors of our work.

Daniel Baudouin, Chair

Former Executive Director, Providence Foundation


Richard Lappin, Founder

President, Lisco Development, Inc.


LaJuan Allen

Former Director of Policy and Partnerships, City of Providence

Cameron Arrundell

PVD Promise Student

Robert Barge

Executive Director, Rhode Island Legal Services

Christine DiBiase, Vice-Chair

Attorney, Arent Fox LLP

Angy Moquette

PVD Promise Student

John Kashmanian, Treasurer

Financial Advisor, Ocean State Financial Services

Marlen Hernandez

PVD Promise Parent

Torrell Mola

PVD Promise Parent


Eve Veliz-Moran

Assoc. Professor of Sociology, Providence College

Kayla Rosen

Director of Early Childhood Strategy, Governor's Office, State of Rhode Island

James Vincent

Former President, NAACP Providence Branch

Dr. Kenneth Wong

Professor of Education and Director of the Urban Education

Policy Program, Brown University

Olinda Urizar, Secretary

Manager of Executive Operations, Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff

Henry Remolina

Major, Providence Police Department

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