Charles Combs PRESIDENT
Charles Combs, Ph.D.
Chair (emeritus), Liberal Arts, Berklee College of Music
Martha Barry McKenna, Ph.D.
University Professor and Director, Creativity Commons, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Marianne Adams
VP Networking and Advocacy
Assistant Director, Center for Advanced Professional Studies, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Andre Green
Executive Director, SkillWorks, Boston
Danielle Bazinet SECRETARY
Danielle Bazinet
Dance & Theater Teacher, Arts Department Chair, The Sage School, Foxboro


Diane M. Bell
Director of Internships, Bridgewater State University
Debra Block, Ph.D.
Director, Matters of Education
Evelyn Lee
Director of Visual and Performing Arts,
Boston Renaissance Charter Public School, Boston, MA 
Gregory Liakos
Interim Executive Director, Medicine Wheel Productions, South Boston, MA
Jonathan C. Rappaport
Executive Director Emeritus, Arts|Learning
Faculty, Kodály Music Institute
Thomas Reynolds Thomas Reynolds, Ph.D.
Faculty of Anna Maria College, M.I.T., UMass Amherst Music Departments
April Shephard Chniouli
Dance Specialist, Boston Renaissance Charter Public School, Boston, MA
Kim Smith, Ed.D.
Superintendent, Wakefield (MA) Public Schools (retired)
Sherye Weisz
Executive Director, Southeastern MA Arts (SMARTS) Collaborative, Attleboro, MA


Nancy Moses, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita, Bridgewater State University


Lynn Feldman Lynn Feldman, Trustee 2010-2016
Visual Artist, Lexington, Massachusetts
Deceased July 29, 2016
Eric Oddleifson Eric Oddleifson (Co-Founder)
Arts|Learning Board 1999-2011
Sustainability Consultant to Grantham, Mayo & Van Otterloo
Deceased July 19, 2011


Fred Adair
Arts|Learning Board 2003-2014
Adair Leadership Consulting LLC, Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph M. Cronin, Ph.D.
Arts|Learning Board 1999-2013
Educational Consultant, Edvisors, Quincy, Massachusetts
Deceased, October 5, 2020
Gary Marple Gary Marple, D.B.A.
Arts|Learning Board 1999-2018
Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Lessac Technologies, Inc., Boxborough
Deceased, January 22, 2021
Kate Robertson Katrin Oddleifson Robertson
Arts|Learning Board 2013-2018
Faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Founder, Wholemindesign
Perrin Stephanie B. Perrin (Co-Founder)
Arts|Learning Board 1999-2014
Head (Ret.), Walnut Hill School, Natick
Robert Wheeler Bob Wheeler
Arts|Learning Board, 2000-2015
Educator, Hingham, MA
Deceased October 2017


Debra Britt
Executive Director, National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture, Mansfield
Joseph (Jay) Crawford-Kelly
Humanities Teacher, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick
Keith Curbow
Former VP Networking and Advocacy
Music Specialist, Stoughton (MA) Public Schools
Julie Faulstich
Head of School, Westover School, Middlebury, Connecticut
Jennifer Fidler Jennifer Fidler
Visual Arts Liaison and Media Arts Teacher, Wilmington Public Schools
Cleopatra Knight-Wilkins
Senior Director for the Arts (retired), Boston Public Schools
Julaine McInnis
Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA
Lisa Rafferty
Visiting Lecturer, Bridgewater State University
Cory Shephard
Visual Arts Specialist, Bancroft School, Worcester
Charles Washburn
Executive Director (Ret.), VSA Massachusetts, Boston
Pamela Wood
Senior Lecturer in Music, MA Institute of Technology (deceased)
Renowned Soprano soloist


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