Arts Advisory Board

Boston Public Schools Arts Expansion is guided by an Advisory Board that provides cross-sector vision and guidance from leaders in business, philanthropy, higher education, and cultural institutions. Members are:

Co-Chair, Paul Buttenwieser

Co-Chair, Laura Perille, Interim Superintendent, Boston Public Schools

Roger Brown, President, Berklee College of Music

Michele Courton Brown, Consultant

Amy d’Ablemont Burnes, Parent, Hurley K-8 School

Cathy Edwards, Executive Director, New England Foundation for the Arts

Peggy Fogelman, Director, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Paul Grogan, President & CEO, The Boston Foundation

Sarah Hancock, Board, American Repertory Theater

Barbara Hostetter, Trustee, Barr Foundation

Swanee Hunt, President, Hunt Alternatives

Beth Klarman, President, Klarman Family Foundation

Judith Kurland

David Lapin, retired Executive Director, Community Music Center of Boston

Joyce Linde, Trustee, Linde Family Foundation

José Massó, Director of Policy, Massachusetts Port Authority; Host & Producer, Con Salsa/WBUR

Jill Medvedow, Director, Institute of Contemporary Art

Kelly Nowlin, Principal, KDN Philanthropy Consulting

Dennie Palmer Wolf, Senior Scholar, Annenberg Institute for School Reform; Principal, WolfBrown

Sue Pucker, Pucker Gallery

Marinell Rousmaniere, Acting CEO, EdVestors

Steve Seidel, Director, Project Zero and Arts in Education Program, Harvard University

Klare Shaw, National Director of Programs, Liberty Mutual Foundation

Marie St. Fleur, Principal, St. Fleur Communications

Matthew Teitelbaum, Director, Museum of Fine Arts

Alicia Verity, Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Matthew Wilson, Executive Director, MASSCreative

Dr. Lisa Wong, Former Board President, Longwood Symphony Conservatory; Pediatrician


Ex officio:

Myran Parker-Brass, Executive Director for the Arts, Boston Public Schools

Daniel Windham, Director of Arts, The Wallace Foundation