Our People

Meet The Team

Our people are our strength.

We pride ourselves on a dedicated staff that is passionate about children’s literacy.


Marlene Roberti
Executive Director


Samantha Polon

Director of



Alison Aguiar

Outreach Coordinator


Alicia Monnes



Michele Pinault

Program Manager


Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors serve a critical role in supporting the growth, development and governance of Books Are Wings. No compensation is paid to any member of the Board of Directors or Advisory Board.


Board Officers:


Chair: John Geysen, Product Marketing Manager for HMI Performance Incentives


Vice-Chair and Secretary: Nancy Serpa, IT Program Manager, M&A Integrations, Sensata Technologies


Treasurer: Amy Gerhard, Communications and Marketing Professional

Board Members:

Carlene Fonseca, Associate Director, Feinstein School of Public Service at Providence College

Dora Garcia, Sr. Business Manager, Cox Business


Jill Glickman, Consultant, Project Manager, Outreach and Community Engagement


Mary Halpin, Executive Coach/HR consultant, Mary Halpin Consulting


Jessica Krywosa, Vice President, Digital Strategy, Bristol County Savings Bank


Linda Lulli, HR Consultant and Leadership Coach 


Pam Vogel, Past Board Chair

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We're Hiring!

We are seeking a motivated, entrepreneurial non-profit leader to serve as full-time Executive Director, who will work in partnership with members of the Board to lead the organization and oversee its operations and programs. For the full description and information on how to apply, see below: