Board/Annual Meetings

Next Annual Meeting is
Tuesday: September 21, 2021 at 6 pm

The Annual Meeting and Elections will take place on Tuesday: September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm, at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI.  Meeting to be held at 6pm with Membership Appreciation Reception to follow; all members are asked to RESERVE to attend HERE.

All WAA members are strongly encouraged to attend and learn about your organization. According to WAA Bylaws, members whose dues are up-to-date are eligible to vote on the proposed slate of Officers and Directors.

Proposed Slate of Officers and Directors

In accordance with the Wickford Art Association Bylaws, Article VI, Section 6.1, the Nominating Committee has prepared the following list of nominees for the Board of Directors.

Elections will take place at the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm, at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI.

The following candidates have been nominated to fill a 1-year term on the Executive Board:

  • John Pitocco – President
  • Guy Cassaday – Vice President
  • Diane Heilig – Secretary
  • Julia Reinhardt – Treasurer

The following Director is seeking to run for their 3rd two-year term and running for reelection:

  • Guy Cassidy Director / 2021-2023

The following Director is seeking to run for their 2nd two-year term and running for reelection:

  • Patricia D’Ambra Director / 2020-2022

The following candidates are nominated to serve their 1st two-year term:

  • Larisa Martino Director / 2021-2023
  • Scott Simmons Director / 2021-2023
  • Betty Ann Kearney Director / 2021-2023
  • John Pitocco Director / 2021-2023

The following Directors are continuing into the 2nd year of their 1st term:

  • Stephen Dinobile Director / 2020-2022
  • Julia Reinhardt Director / 2020-2022
  • Diane Heilig Director / 2020-2022

Respectfully Submitted,

Trish Hurley, Chairperson- Nominating Committee, Doreen Maggio-Picone, Jodi Manca

Dated: August 26, 2021

2020-2021 Calendar of Board of Director Meetings

Monthly Board of Directors meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month currently via Zoom until live meetings return to the Gallery.  All meetings occur at 7:00 PM. To attend a Zoom meeting, please contact the gallery by 3pm the day of each meeting (or sooner) for the correct link.

  • January 19, 2021
  • February 16, 2021
  • March 16, 2021
  • April 20, 2021
  • May 18, 2021
  • June 15, 2021
  • July 20, 2021
  • August 17, 2021
  • September 21, 2021 (ANNUAL MEETING)
  • October 19, 2021
  • November 16, 2021
  • December 21, 2021

WAA Members may attend regular board meetings; if requesting the opportunity to speak, please submit a request to be placed on the agenda in advance. To request to be put on the agenda, contact the WAA President, Aileen Garrigues:

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