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RILINK Advisory Board

Contains information about the board and is the place of record for agendas and minutes

The Advisory Board consists of up to nine members and includes librarians representing a variety of RILINK member libraries. 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 may serve on the board or be consulted as needed.

RILINK is committed to diversity and seeks board members who represent Rhode Island’s diverse community. 

Each member of the Board will serve a two (2) year term with several members shorter initial terms of one (1) year.  Members may serve one additional term.

In addition to the board members a member of the RILINK Staff will serve as Chair.

RILINK Advisory Board Members 2024

Ellen Basso

Rhodes Elementary School, Cranston Public Schools

Wendy Gustavel (returning member)

Rocky Hill Country Day School, East Greenwich

Sarah Hunicke (returning member)

Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth School Department

Jackie Lamoureux

RILINK staff, Chair

Kristen Mitchell

John F. Deering Middle School, West Warwick Public Schools

Donna Ottaviano (returning member)

East Bay Education Collaborative (EBEC)

Susan Scanlon

Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School, Foster School District

Tasha White (returning member)

William D'Abate & Charles Fortes Elementary Schools, Providence