Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee members reflect a diverse representation of the Nantucket community. Members of the Committee are elected annually by the Board. The Advisory Committee convenes annually to discuss the needs of the community. Advisory Committee members are updated on grant-making and other activities of the Foundation so that they are able to help the general public develop an awareness of and involvement in the policies, purposes, objectives, and operations of the Foundation.

2024-2025 Advisory Committee

  • Joshua Balling: Managing and Digital Editor, Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror
  • Rebecca Bartlett: Director of HR, Nantucket Golf Club Foundation
  • Karen Beattie: Vice President of Science and Stewardship Department, Nantucket Conservation Foundation
  • Ken Beaugrand: Chair of Nantucket Preservation Trust, a director of the Nantucket Rotary Club, and vice president of the Nantucket Association of Real Estate Brokers
  • Dr. Sarah Bois: Director of Research and Education, Linda Loring Nature Foundation
  • Jessie M. Glidden Brescher– Esquire, Glidden & Brescher, PC
  • Janis Carreiro: Director of Nantucket Food, Fuel, and Rental Assistance
  • Bess Clarke: Owner of The Looms, Board member of Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
  • Susan Chambers: Broker, Maury People Real Estate
  • Michael Cranson: Chief, Nantucket Fire Department
  • Steve Davis: Director of Irene E. & George A Davis Foundation, Trustee Emeritus of Community Foundation for Western Massachusetts
  • Darcie Evans: Social Worker, Community Organizer
  • Matt Fee: Member of Select Board, Owner of Something Natural Nantucket
  • Cam Gammill: Owner, Fisher Real Estate
  • Libby Gibson: Town Manager
  • Chris Glowacki: Managing Director of Development and Strategy at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Member of Town of Nantucket Finance Committee
  • Jason Graziadei: Editor, Nantucket Current
  • Jónelle L. Gurley: Director of Science & Programs Maria Mitchell Association
  • Elizabeth Hallett: Superintendent of Nantucket Public Schools
  • Wendy Hudson: Owner of Nantucket Book Partners and Cisco Brewery, Co-Founder of Nantucket Book Foundation
  • Rhonda Huyser: Assistant to Vice President, Bank of America
  • Cecil Jensen: Executive Director of ReMain Nantucket and ReMain Ventures
  • Jody Kasper: Chief of Police
  • Anne Kuszpa: Executive Director of Housing Nantucket
  • Rachel Mandle: Executive Director of Sherburne Commons
  • Rosemary McLaughlin: Executive Director of Community Solution for Behavioral Health
  • Beth Ann Meehan: Mortgage Loan Officer at Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
  • Charity Grace Mofsen: Legislative Liaison for Nantucket, photographer
  • Rob Norton: English Teacher at Nantucket High School
  • Dr. Nicholas Ouellette: Chiropractor, Island Chiropractic
  • Jim Perelman: County Sherriff
  • Richard Phillips: Island resident and Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow at Harvard
  • Jennifer Psaradelis: Vice Principal of Nantucket High School
  • Georgie Sharman: Manager Nantucket Landmark House
  • Ann Scott: Executive Director of the Nantucket Atheneum
  • Chris Sleeper: Owner, Pip & Anchor
  • Rev. Dr. Althea Smith- Unitarian Minister
  • Georgia Snell: Nantucket Interfaith Council
  • Maggie Stewart- Owner of Maggie Stewart events & Sales director at Island Kitchen
  • Glena Stokes-Scarlett: Community Preservation Committee Administrator
  • David Worth: Chairman and CEO of 41 North Media, LLC
  • Liam Walsh: Senior Director, Travel at Flywire
  • Mimi Young: Advisor, Sustainable Nantucket
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