Who We Are
Board of Directors
April 2017 - April 2018
Antonette Wallace, Chairperson
Mother and grandmother, experienced in financial and property management. Homeless rights, domestic violence, and women's health activist.
Malchus Mills, Vice-Chairperson
Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. Labor organizer.
Anusha Alles, Secretary
Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. PhD student in Gender and African American Studies.
Martha Yager, Treasurer
DARE member-at-large. Long-time Providence organizer with the American Friend's Service Committee and lead organizer with the Community Safety Act coalition.
Monika Huertas, Sergeant-at-Arms
Long time DARE member, mother of 4 and lead organizer on the No LNG PVD campaign.
Rozina Otero, Member-at-Large
Muslim youth. Graduated from the DARE Leadership Institute. Student at CCRI, pursuing a Mental Health Degree. Member of DARE for 4 years. Active in a mosque.
Rafael Colon, Member-at-Large
Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. graduate from DLI. Supports political actions, volunteers at Providence Community Action Program. Active in church.
Terri Wright, Committee Representative
Member of the Tenant and Homeowners Association.
Justice Gaines, Committee Representative
Member of the Behind the Walls Committee. Ze is a community organizer at Jobs with Justice and a nationally renowned spoken word poet.
Sheila Wilhelm, Ex Oficio
DARE co-founder and veteran community activist, former board member with extensive skills in organizing and active on the Behind the Walls Committee.
Meet the Staff:
Fred Ordoñez, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elia Lopez, Office Manager, email@example.com
John Prince, Organizer: Behind the Walls Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophia Wright, Organizer: Behind the Walls Committee, email@example.com
Christopher Rotondo, Organizer: Tenants and Homeowners Association, firstname.lastname@example.org