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PVD Promise staff includes seven 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.

James Vincent, Chair

Former President, NAACP Providence Branch

Christine DiBiase, Vice-Chair

Attorney, Arent Fox LLP

John Kashmanian, Treasurer

Financial Advisor, Ocean State Financial Services


LaJuan Allen, Secretary

Director of Policy & Political Relations, Stop the Wait RI

Richard Lappin, Founder

President, Lisco Development, Inc.

Robert Barge

Executive Director, Rhode Island Legal Services

Daniel Baudouin

Former Executive Director, Providence Foundation

Marina Betancur

PVD Promise Student

Mike Catarina

VP of Information Technology, Karuna Therapeutics

Marlen Hernandez

PVD Promise Parent

Monica Horan

Attorney, Horan Law Office

Lisa Levine

Founder/Teacher, Montessori Math Club

Torrell Mola

PVD Promise Parent


Eve Veliz-Moran

Assoc. Professor of Sociology, Providence College

Angy Moquette

PVD Promise Student

Dr. Kenneth Wong

Professor of Education and Director of the Urban Education

Policy Program, Brown University

Join Our Team!

Check here for open positions. Don't see a good fit? Send your resume to and we'll let you know if anything opens up.

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