Directors & Advisors
Development and Event Committee
Since 2004, the women on our Development and Event Committee have provided invaluable support to Express Yourself. We are deeply grateful for their commitment to guiding our growth and raising awareness in the community.
L to R: Robyn Milbury, Barbara Parker, Kate Stavis, Therese Melden, Paula Conrad, Jackie Harriss, Lili Nissenbaum, and Anne Jennings, MD. Not pictured: Debbie Ponn
Board of Directors
Stanley L. Strickland | President and CEO
Co-Executive Director, Express Yourself, Inc.
Syd Smart, M.Ed. | Secretary
Neighborhood Advisory Community Cambridge Council and Algebra Project,
Founder John Coltraine Concert
Judy A. Delucia, PhD.
Seaside Consultants, National and Mass Association of Superintendents
Paula Belezos Conrad, M.Ed. | Clerk
Josiah A. Spaulding
President and CEO, Citi Performing Arts Center
Shaun McNiff, PhD.
University Professor of Expressive Therapies and Art Therapy, Lesley University; Former President, American Arts Therapies Association; and author of numerous articles and books including Trust the Process and Art as Medicine
Abigail Bottome, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator, Endicott College
Carl Alviti, Partner
Partner and CPA, Matrix Financial
Fine Arts Director, Newton Public Schools; Former Chair, Mass Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE); Board Member, New England Theatre Conference (NETC), Member and Massachusetts State Representative for Advocacy, American Alliance for Theatre and Education