Directors & Advisors

Board of Directors

Shaun McNiff, Ph.D.

Mary Aarons

Karen Nascembeni

Nicolas D’Onofrio, MBA

Judy A. Delucia, Ph.D.

Julianne Stoughton, M.D.

John Collins


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. Not pictured: Debbie Ponn


Board of Directors

Stanley L. Strickland | President and CEO
Co-Executive Director, Express Yourself, Inc.

Syd Smart, M.Ed. | Secretary
Neighborhood Advisory Community Cambridge Council and Algebra Project,
Founder John Coltraine Concert

Judy A. Delucia, PhD.
Seaside Consultants, National and Mass Association of Superintendents

Paula Belezos Conrad, M.Ed. | Clerk


Advisory Board

Josiah A. Spaulding
President and CEO, Boch Center

Shaun McNiff, PhD.
University Professor of Expressive Therapies and Art Therapy, Lesley University; Former President, American Arts Therapies Association; and author of numerous articles and books including Trust the Process and Art as Medicine

Abigail Bottome, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator, Endicott College

Carl Alviti, Partner
Partner and CPA, Matrix Financial

Richard King
Fine Arts Director, Newton Public Schools; Former Chair, Mass Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE); Board Member, New England Theatre Conference (NETC), Member and Massachusetts State Representative for Advocacy, American Alliance for Theatre and Education