Meet The Team
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.
Chair - Pamela Vogel
Vice Chair- John Geysen
Treasurer - Bill DiBiasio MBA, ATP
Secretary - Joyce Ruppell
Elizabeth Dennigan, Founder
Lifespan’s Primary Care/ Alternative Payment Contracting.
Carlene Fonseca, Associate Director
Feinstein School of Public Service at Providence College
Dora Garcia, Business Manager
Jill Glickman- Consultant, Project Manager, Outreach and Community Engagement
Mary Halpin, SVP Human Resources
Natalia Lima, VP Community Market Manager II Citizens Bank
Alyson McCabe, Branch Manager
Pawtucket Credit Union
TeLisa Richardson, Parenting Coordinator
Rhode Island Department of Corrections
Nancy Serpa, IT Program Manager
Elyane Terranova, Former Assistant Director
Beautiful Beginnings Early Learning Center
James Vincent, President
and Community Outreach Manager
Total: 15 Board of Directors
Books Are Wings is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit and an equal opportunity employer.
Our current open positions are:
Bilingual Program Coordinator
(Part time, 25 hours a week)
The focus of this position is to create and implement literacy programming around Rhode Island, working collaboratively with community partners, the Books Are Wings Team and families. Read the full job description below.
Summer Program Staff
(Part time, 15 hours a week)
The focus of this position is to support and implement literacy programming at camps, events and other summer programs. Read the full job description below.
To apply, email with a resume, cover letter explaining why you are qualified for the position and 3 recent references. You can also fill out our online interest form here.