1983-2000:
Jack Ware, founder

Jack Ware, founder, and Board Chairman. Jack Ware was appointed secretary in 2002.

1983-1996:
Dora Grain

Dora Grain served on the Board from 1983-1996.

1983-1994:
Ella Mayhew-Cullen

Ella served on the boards of many Island civic organizations, including the Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard.

1983-1994:
Reverend John D. Schule, Jr.

Reverend John D. Schule, Jr. served on the board for 12 years.

1983-1990:
William M. Honey

William M. Honey served on the board for 8 years.

1983-1989:
Everett A. Rogers

Everett Rogers served on the board for the first 7 years.

1983:
Maurita Prada

Maurita Prada was a school committee member in Edgartown, MA.

1984-1996:
Helen Edey, M.D.

Dr. Helen Kellogg Winthrop Edey a philanthropist and psychiatrist who was active in the field of women's reproductive health and rights.

1990-2011:
John S. Alley

John S. Alley served 22 years on the board of the Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard.

1990-2009:
Ronald H. Rappaport, Esq.

Ronald H. Rappaport, Esq. served on the board for 20 years.

1994-2010:
R. Blue Cullen

Following in her mother's footsteps, Blue Cullen came on the board on 1994.

1994-1997:
Stephen P. Sinnett

Stephen P. Sinnett was an architect at the time of his service to The Endowment.

1996-2010:
Constance W. Williams, Ph.D.

Constance W. Williams, Ph.D.

1996-2001:
Robert D. Kenney, M.B.A.

Robert D. Kenney M.B.A served on the board for 6 years.

1997-2005:
Anthony J. Maruca

Anthony J. Maruca, appointed Vice Chair in 1999.

1999-2001:
Mary R. (Polly) Brown

Mary R. (Polly) Brown, served on the board as Chairperson

2002-2009:
Deborah L. Hale

Debbie Hale served as Chairperson of the Board.

2002-2011:
I. Jay Talbot

Served on the Board with a love for the Island, and a passion for golf.

2003-2004:
Michael Danziger

2005-2008:
Richard Lee

2007-2010:
Peter Bettencourt

2010-2017
Melissa Hackney

Melissa Hackney served as Chairperson from 2015 to 2017.

2015-2017
Don Ogilvie

Don Ogilvie served as Treasurer.

2008-2018
Emily Bramhall

Emily Bramhall served on the Board for 10 years including as Chairperson. She became the Executive Director in 2018.

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