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 Mayor of Cumberland
T. Joseph Almond
Town Administrator for the town of Lincoln
Former Mayor of Central Falls
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
Former Mayor of Cumberland
Mayor of Central Falls
Executive 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 to join our board. Candidates must either live in or have strong professional ties to one of our sending communities (Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, 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.
Board meetings are open to the public. If you would like to contribute a statement during public comment, please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in.