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2019-20 EGEF Board of Directors

Executive Leadership

Katie Keeffe, President

Katie was born and raised in Rhode Island. Having lived in New York City for 14 years, she returned to east Greenwich to raise her family. She and her husband, David, have a son in Kindergarten at Frenchtown and a daughter at Happy Hearts Learning Center. Katie joined the EGEF Executive Board as its Secretary for the 2017/18 school year, and became President in 2018. She has served on EGEF’s Grant Committee and was the 2019 Beach Ball Chair.

Leanne Falcon, Vice President

Leanne is a life-long Rhode Island resident and was raised in East Providence. She works as a Human Capital Management Implementation Consultant at Ceridian. Leanne moved to East Greenwich in 2016 and is married to Raul Falcon. They have two children; one is at Eldredge and one is at Cole Middle School.

Mandy Lehne. Treasurer

Mandy joined EGEF in 2018. She grew up in Rhode Island, then spent some time in Texas and Massachusetts before making her way back home in 2014. She and her husband, Jared, have 2 sons at Hanaford and a daughter at Meadowbrook. Mandy also serves as the PTG Treasurer at Meadowbrook and Hanaford Elementary Schools.

Erica Chung, Secretary

Erica joined EGEF in 2018, and serves on the Executive Board as Secretary (2018-2019). Through her involvement with EGEF, she hopes to promote enriching educational experiences for the students of East Greenwich.

Board of Directors

Nicole Chen

Niki was born and raised in RI but lived briefly in New Hampshire and Massachusetts before settling in East Greenwich in 2011. She and her husband, Herb, have two children who attend Frenchtown School. Niki joined the EGEF Board in 2019 and serves on the Grants Committee, helping to select projects to be funded by EGEF.

Theresa Daly
Theresa moved to RI in 2004 from Kansas City. She is a Business Math Teacher at Cole Middle School, teaching Personal Finance and Computers. She and her husband, Sean, have 2 children (one at Hanaford and one at Cole), who actively participate in sports and the arts. Theresa joined EGEF in 2018 after having been an avid supporter for more than 4 years. She is again serving as Co-President of the 2019-20 Hanaford PTG and previously served as PTG Co-President at Meadowbrook. Theresa loves playing the flute, volunteering, and having family time.

Christine Dembinski
Christine joined EGEF in 2017. She moved to Rhode Island 6 years ago from the Boston area with her husband and two daughters. Christine is Co-President of Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School PTG. She’s excited to further enhance the educational experience for all East Greenwich students.

Jean Nicole Goudie

Erica Keuter
Erica moved to East Greenwich 3 years ago from California. She and her husband, Rick, have two daughters (one at Eldredge and one at Meadowbrook). Erica is a graphic/apparel designer and is very active in volunteering for the schools. She joined EGEF as part of the BeachBall subcommittee in 2018/2019, and has joined the board of directors in 2019/2020.

Meghan McGuiness Myers

Raymond Marcaccio

Danielle Medina

Danielle grew up in East Greenwich and moved back with her family in 2011. She is an Emmy-nominated producer and with her husband, Jan, owns Mad Fusion, a production company that develops and produces content for networks including Bravo, MTV, VH1, Food Network and HGTV. Danielle and Jan have twin daughters who attend Eldredge. After years volunteering in the girls' schools, she joined EGEF as part of the BeachBall subcommittee in 2018/2019, and has joined the board of directors in 2019/2020.

Brandon Salomon

East Greenwich Education Foundation - Committees

Communications & Marketing Committee

Theresa Daly, Chair

Erica Keuter

Danielle Medina

Development Committee

Meghan McGuiness Myers

Katie Keeffe

Events Committee

Leanne Falcon

Jean-Nicole Goudie

Mandy Lehne

Danielle Medina

Grants Committee

Christine Dembinski

Nicole Chen

Erica Chung

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