Directors & Advisors
Board of Directors
Shaun McNiff, Ph.D. | Board Member
Lesley University Professor, President American Arts Therapies Association, and author of several books including “Art as Medicine”
Mary Aarons | Board Member
Director of Strategic Relationships, The Quarto Group
Karen Nascembeni | Board Member
General Manager of North Shore Music Theatre
Nicolas D’Onofrio, MBA | Board Member
Health Care Manager, Director Satellite Boston Children’s Hospital
Julianne Stoughton, M.D. | Board Member
Vascular Surgery Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
John Collins | Board Member
Program Director, VINFEN, Newburyport Community Based Flexible Supports
Judy A. Delucia, Ph.D. | Board Member
Affiliations: Former Superintendent of Schools Greater Lawrence, National and Mass Association of Superintendents, Council of Exceptional Children, Association of Curriculum Development, adjunct professor Salem State College.
Paula Belezos Conrad, M.Ed | Co-Executive Director & Founder
Affiliations: National Guild for Community Arts, Mass Creative, Artworks, Cultural District Advisory Board
Stanley L. Strickland, M.A. | Co-Executive Director, President and CEO
Affiliations: Lesley University, Berklee School of Music, Longy School of Music, One World Living Arts Association, Mass Association of Arts Educators
Development and Event Committee
Since 2004, the women on our Development and Event Committee have provided invaluable support to Express Yourself. We are deeply grateful for their commitment to guiding our growth and raising awareness in the community.
L to R: Robyn Milbury, Barbara Parker, Kate Stavis, Therese Melden, Paula Conrad, Jackie Harriss, Lili Nissenbaum, and Anne Jennings, MD.
Debbie Ponn & Vicki Boylan