As a “Mayoral Academy,” Blackstone Valley Prep is governed by a mayor-led board which is chaired by the mayor of one of our sending communities. Overall, our board supports our mission to prepare every scholar for success in college and the world beyond while taking on four key responsibilities:
- Financial support and oversight.
- Public relations and advocacy.
- Active participation in BVP sponsored events.
- Demonstration of good faith in all BVP-related activities.
Meet our Board of Directors:
Board Chair and current Mayor of Central Falls
Joseph T. Almond
Town Administrator for the town of Lincoln
President of Generis Financial Consultants
Central Falls Chief of Staff
Vice President of Marketing for the Pawtucket Red Sox
CEO of Chiefs for Change
Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island
John R. Morton, M.D.
Women’s Healthcare Specialists/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mayor of Cumberland, Rhode Island
Senior Vice President, Bristol County Savings Bank
Roxanne A. Vrees, M.D.
Women & Infants Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Dean of Academics at Nowell Leadership Academy
Vice President of Membership & Marketing, RI Hospitality Association
Join Our Board
We are actively seeking candidates for our board. Candidates must either live in or have strong professional ties with one of our sending communities (Cumberland, Lincoln, Central Falls, or Pawtucket). If you are interested in proactively supporting BVP’s mission we invite you to contact us.
We hope to see you at an upcoming board meeting.