Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is a group of arts, community, education and business leaders who recognize that Boston Arts Academy uniquely prepares urban students to be successful in life and to be creative contributors to their communities.


The Advisory Council is committed to broadening and deepening the visibility and network of supporters of Boston Arts Academy, and contributing to the overall strategic interests of the school.


As a member of the Advisory Council, individuals are expected to fulfill the following obligations to the best of their ability on an annual basis:

  • Participate in at least one BAA event or opportunity, including but not limited to, Senior Grant Night, master classes, school tours, special events, performances, and/or exhibitions.
  • Invite individuals within your network to accompany you to one of these events or opportunities.
  • Make a financial contribution.



Laura Alpert
Vice President of Philanthropy
BAA Foundation


Pam Allara
Beate Becker

Vice Chair

Petrina Martin-Cherry


Jason Amos
Arreen Andrew
Gordon Bannister
Kelly Brilliant
Annette G. Byner
Victoria Dozier
Ron Gillyard
Leclerc Jean-Louis
Chris Lovell
Ron Mallis
Michael Mauceri
Karen Moss
Beth Neustadt
Koren Phillips
Charles J. Reedy
Gerard Riveron
Jo Ann Rothschild
Emilie Steele
Rosaline Thomas-Clark
Carlos Villamil
Susan Werbe
Celeste Wilson