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Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.


An eighteen-member Board of Trustees governs the Association. Fifteen of the Trustees are selected from the roster of Incorporators. In addition, there are three ex-officio Trustees: a member of the Westerly Town Council, a member of the Stonington Board of Selectmen, the President of the Friends of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park. Today there are over 250 Incorporators of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park. New Incorporators are proposed by the Nominating Committee and elected at the annual meeting in September.

    • Betty-Jo Cugini, President
    • Ann Lain, Vice-President
    • Sharon Morgan, Secretary
    • Peter B. Robinson, Treasurer
    • Maria Bernier
    • Deborah L. Bell
    • Thomas F. Boll
    • Mojie Friel
    • Mary Carol Kendzia
    • William Miller
    • Jennifer Obrey
    • Colleen Sullivan
    • Louis Toscano
Ex-Officio Trustees
    • Suzanne Giorno – Westerly Town Council Representative
    • Deborah Downie - Stonington Selectmen Representative
    • Peg Murphy-Bright – Friends of Westerly Library & Wilcox Park, President
Administrative Staff
    • Brigitte Hopkins, Executive Director
    • Bill Lancellotta, Assistant Director

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