Board of Trustees

Charles Combs, PhD
Chair (emeritus), Liberal Arts, Berklee College of Music
Immediate Past President
Martha Barry McKenna, PhD
University Professor and Director, Creativity Commons, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Keith Curbow, VP Networking and Advocacy
Keith Curbow Studio, Medfield, Massachusetts
Lynn Feldman
Visual Artist, Lexington, Massachusetts
Cory Shepherd--Networking and Advocacy
Visual Art Teacher, Worcester Public Schools, Massachusetts
Cleopatra Knight-Wilkins
Senior Director for the Arts (retired) Boston Public Schools
Gary Marple, DBA
Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Lessac Technologies, Inc., Boxborough
Katrin Oddleifson Robertson
Faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Founder, Wholemindesign
Charles Washburn
Executive Direcotr, VSA Massachusetts, Boston
Eric Oddleifson (Co-Founder), Deceased, July 19, 2011
Sustainability Consultant to Grantham, Mayo & van Otterloo

Trustees Emeritus

Fred Adair, Arts|Learning Board 2003-2014
Adair Leadership Consulting LLC, Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph M. Cronin, PhD, Arts|Learning Board 1999-2013
Educational Consultant, Edvisors, Quincy, Massachusetts
Stephanie B. Perrin (Co-Founder), Arts|Learning Board 1999-2014
Head (Ret.), Walnut Hill School, Natick
Bob Wheeler, Arts|Learning Board, 2000-2015
Educator (Ret.), Hingham, MA

A|L’s National Advisory Board

Arnold Aprill
Founding and Creative Director, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, Chicago, IL
Alan Brody
Professor of Theater, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Schuyler Chapin
Former Commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY (deceased)
Katherine Damkohler
Executive Director, Education Through Music, Inc., New York, NY
Deborah Dluhy
Dean, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and Deputy Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Howard Gardner
John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
William Lowman
President of Idyllwild Arts Foundation, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA
Jill Medvedow
James Sachs Plaut Director, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Steve Seidel
Director, Harvard Project Zero, and Director, Arts in Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
Ellen Winner
Professor of Psychology; Boston College; Senior Research Associate, Harvard Project Zero, Cambridge, MA
William Zimmerman
Senior Associate, New England School Development Council, and Superintendent, Wayland Public Schools (Ret.), Grantham, NH