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Executive Committee



 Amy Pratt, DVM,

Founder & President 

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  • BS, Animal Science, University of Rhode Island with a minor in Chemistry 
  • DVM, Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Owner of West Greenwich Animal Hospital
  • Committees: Facilities, Chair, Academic Standards, Governance, Personnel  

Mary Jane Sorrentino,

Vice President

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  • BA, Fordham University in Art History and American Studies
  • MA from George Washington University in Museum Studies 
  • MS from Antioch University in Environmental Studies
  • Committees: Governance and Personnel

  Leslie Walaska Baxter, Secretary

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  • BA History and Political Science, Marquette University 
  • MA Concentration in Comparative Politics, Boston College
  • Child Outreach Project Director, Volunteers of Warwick Schools
  • Director on the RI Youth Theater Board
  • Freelance author and Copy Editor, Warwick, RI
  • Parent of an alumni of TGS
  • Committees:  Academic Standards
Board Members
Hilmy Bakri, M.B.A, Treasurer
  • M.B.A., Financial Management Concentration, Johnson & Wales University
  • B.S., International Business, Operations Management Concentration, Johnson & Wales University
  • Board of Trustees, Islamic School of RI
  • Reporting and Analysis Manager, FGX International
  • Project Manager, FGX International


Stacey Boulmetis

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  • BS Technical Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • ME Concentration in Counseling/Higher Education Administration, College of St. Rose  
  • Launch Program Manager Secure Power, Scheider Electric 
  • Parent of a Senior student at TGS
  • Active Parent leader at TGS
  • Committee:  Governance and Personnel, Wellness Committee, Chair 

Joshua T. Greenwood

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  • BA, Political Science and Minor in Marine Affairs, URI
  • Maritime Career Training, SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Newport, RI
  • Deckhand & Educator, Relief Deckhand, Maintenance Diver, Oliver Hazard Perry
  • COVID-19 Operations Assistant, Advanced Clinical LLC
  • Enumerator, United States Census Bureau, Washington, DC
  • Teaching Assistant, Political Science Department, URI
Richard D. West 

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  • Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy, retired
  • BS Math and Chemistry, University of Rochester
  • MS in Business Management, Salve Regina University
  • MS in International Strategic Studies, US Naval War College
  • MS in Acquisition Program Management from the National Defense University
  • Committees: Governance, Co-Chair and Personnel





 Piedade Lemos

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  • BA, Rhode Island College
  • Spanish Literature and Advanced Grammar: University of Salamanca, Spain
  • Masters in Educational Leadership: Rhode Island College
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies: University of Johnson & Wales
    Ed. D. Policy and Reform (pending)
  • 21 + years educational experience in urban public education
  • World Language Department Chair/ Teacher Leader
  • College Board Certified Teacher AP Spanish Literature and Language/ Culture
  • Director of Cranston Portuguese School
  • Board of Directors: Rhode Island Foreign Language Association
  • RIDE- Member of Strategic Plan  (2015-2020)
  • Principal Residency Network
  • Committees: Academic Standards, Chair