The Advisory Board consists of nine members and includes RILINK members from public and private schools and represents all grade levels. Other members may include representatives from the school library technology field, from the Rhode Island Department of Education, from the Library Board of Rhode Island, from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS), from public libraries, and from other parties with a stake in RILINK’s vision and mission.
Each member of the Board will serve a three (3) year term after shorter initial terms of one (1) or two (2) years. Members may serve one additional term.
RILINK is committed to diversity and seeks board members who represent the diverse community.
A member of the RILINK Staff will serve as Chair. A Vice-Chair will be elected by the membership at the first meeting of the school year.
RILINK Advisory Board Members 2021-2022
Lisa Foehr, Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)
Wendy Gustavel, Rocky Hill Country Day School
Kelly Harrington, Davisville Middle School
Sarah Hunicke, Portsmouth High School
Jackie Lamoureux, RILINK Staff, Chair
Danielle Margarida, Office of Library & Information Services (OLIS)
Chris Masiello, Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Marianne Mirando, Westerly High School
Mary Moen, URI GSLIS
Donna Ottaviano, East Bay Education Collaborative (EBEC)
Peter Quensel, Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex
Jane Vincelette, Greenbush Elementary School
Tasha White, William D'Abate & Charles Fortes E.S.