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
Special Assistant to Governor McKee
Brown University Fellow and Former Mayor of Central Falls
Dioscaris Garcia, PhD
Pharmacologist and Microbiologist, Assistant Professor, Brown University
Michael Magee, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Chiefs for Change
John R. Morton, M.D.
Women’s Healthcare Specialist/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Vice Board Chair and Mayor of Central Falls
Senior Vice President, Bristol County Savings Bank
Roxanne A. Vrees, M.D.
Women & Infants Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Executive Director, Nowell Leadership Academy
Business Development Director, ZDS Architecture & Interior Design
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.