Board Members

Rosie O'Donnell

ROSIE | Chair & President

Rosie O’Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality.

Faisal Al-Juburi

FAISAL | Vice President

Faisal Al-Juburi is a strategic partnerships specialist and currently leads the philanthropy team at RAICES.

Kirsten Wrinkle

KIRSTEN  | Secretary

Kirsten Wrinkle is founder and host of EnTrance Theatre Talk.

Curtis Forsythe

CURTIS | Treasurer

Curtis Forsythe is a Broadway producer and entrepreneur.

Margot Astrachan

MARGOT | Member

Margot Astrachan is a Commercial Theater Producer in New York.

Patty Babcox

PATTY | Member

Patty Babcox is a philanthropist and life-long advocate for teens.

Robert Brandon

ROBERT | Member

Robert Brandon is General Counsel, Key Brand Entertainment Inc.

Tim Federle

TIM | Member

Tim Federle is the creator and showrunner of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES, which he created for Disney+.

Jane Friedman

JANE | Member

Jane Friedman is an RTKids board member and philanthropist.

Patsy Kahn

BRUCE | Member

Bruce Horowytz is a Restaurateur.

Jawan M. Jackson

JAWAN | Member

Jawan M. Jackson is an actor, singer, and dancer, and is excited to make a positive impact within RTKids.

Patsy Kahn

PATSY | Member

Patsy Kahn is an RTKids board member, philanthropist, and artist.

Lori Klinger

LORI | Member

Lori Klinger is Co-Founder & Artistic and Executive Director, Rosie’s Theater Kids.

Beth Matthews

BETH  | Member

Beth Matthews is Chief Executive Officer, ASCAP

Leslie Mayer

LESLIE  | Member

Leslie Mayer is a Commercial Theater Producer on Broadway.

Lindsay Miserandino

LINDSAY | Member

Lindsay Miserandino is the Executive Director, Arts in the Armed Forces

Erika Santillana

SHARAÉ | Member

Sharaé Moultrie is a performer and is in Investor Relations at Robin Hood Foundation.

Matthew Naclerio

MATTHEW | Member

Matthew Naclerio is VP Healthcare Risk Management, Assured Guaranty.

Sheila Nevins

SHEILA | Member

Sheila Nevins is an American television producer and head of MTV Documentary Films division of MTV Studios.

Ruthe Ponturo

RUTHE | Member

Ruthe Ponturo is a Teacher, Choreographer, and Performer.

Patsy Kahn

BARBARA  | Member

Barbara Rohdie is a former professor of Educational Psychology and Child Development and a Board Member for Parsons Dance and Hudson Valley Dance Festival.

Erika Santillana

ERIKA | Member

Erika Santillana is a Talent Agent for The Talent House (Toronto).

Marva Smalls

MARVA | Member

Marva Smalls is Chief of Staff Nickelodeon, EVP Global Inclusion Strategy, Public Affairs MTV Networks.

Judine Somerville

JUDINE | Member

Judine Somerville is a Broadway Veteran Visionary & Motivational Educator.

Patsy Kahn

MICHAEL  | Member

Michael Tolpa is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors.

BD Wong

BD | Member

BD Wong is a Tony Award winning actor and performer.


Nancy Coyne

NANCY | Emeritus

Nancy Coyne is CEO, Serino Coyne LLC.

Valerie Norton

VALERIE | Emeritus

Valerie Norton is the Chief People Officer at Habitat for Humanity International.


Associate Board

Molly Morris

MOLLY | Chair

Molly Morris, Producer, International Incidents Global Theatrical Ventures

Alyson Roy

ALYSON | Member

Alyson Roy is a Founding Member of the RTKids Jr. Board, and is Co-Founder and Partner Publicist of AMP3 Public Relations.

Amp3 PR
Patsy Kahn

ROCHEL  | Member

Rochel Saks

Alyson Roy


Jennifer Zephirin, Director, Diversity & Inclusion Solutions, Language & Culture Worldwide, LLC

Molly Morris

MARISSA | Member

Marissa Heringer, Assoc. Producer,
MTV Documentaries


Corporate Leadership Committee

  • DAVID BRUSON | Senior Manager, Public Affairs, Nickelodeon
  • ALICE SCARPINATO | Director, Talent Management, Ceridian

Alumni Advisory Board

  • TAREAKE RAMOS | Executive Director, Dorill Initiative
  • NICOLE WONG | Associate House Manager/Youth Engagement, New Victory Theater
  • ZI YING CAO | Analyst, BNP Paribas CIB
  • KAREN HERRERA | Parent Center Advocate/Training Coordinator, Advocates for Children of New York
  • KRYSTAL RIVERA | Teaching Artist/Administrative Associate, Rosie's Theater Kids