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, Brenda Cassellius, 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

Kara Elliott-Ortega, Chief of Arts and Culture, City of Boston

Peggy Fogelman, Director, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Paul Grogan, President & CEO, The Boston Foundation

Barbara Hostetter, Trustee, Barr Foundation

Swanee Hunt, President, Hunt Alternatives

Andrea Kalyn, President, New England Conservatory

Beth Klarman, President, Klarman Family Foundation

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

David Nelson, President, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Kelly Nowlin, Principal, KDN Philanthropy Consulting

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

Sue Pucker, Pucker Gallery

Marinell Rousmaniere, CEO, EdVestors

Emily Ruddock, Executive Director, MASSCreative

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

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