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We are grateful for our current board members who give their time, talent and dedication to the mission of Dorcas International. Our members represent a wide range of professions in fields such as business, human services, and education, which allow them to utilize their experiences and expertise to help enhance Dorcas International’s programs, services, and overall outreach.


Dan Gorriaran – President

Michael Gillerlane – Vice President

April Chase-Lubitz – Vice President

Robert Kemp – Secretary

Robin Warde – Assistant Secretary

Diego Rodriguez – Treasurer

Margaret Meany – Assistant Treasurer


Board of Directors

Anne Maxwell Livingston

Apurv Gupta

Brian Powrie

Eileen Kwesiga

Francis Darigan, Jr.

Henry Cruz 

Irene Nerney

Madan Annavarjula

Margaret Meany

Mark Ross

Philomena Teixeira

Ralph Posner

Raymond B. Malm

Rob English

Rosangela Taveras

Samuel Salganik

William Twaddell

If you are interested in learning more about our Board of Directors or can possibly volunteer your time and talent, contact us at

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island strives to create a welcoming environment for all, working to empower the most vulnerable among us for the past 100 years. We meet our clients where they are by providing integrated, wraparound programs and services helping those seeking to overcome educational, cultural, economic, and language barriers.