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 an Executive Arts Management consultant.

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.

Nancy Coyne

NANCY | Member

Nancy Coyne is CEO, Serino Coyne LLC.

Tim Federle

TIM | Member

Tim Federle is a novelist, and co-writer of Broadway’s TUCK EVERLASTING.

Jane Friedman

JANE | Member

Jane Friedman is an RTKids board member and philanthropist.

Marty Homlish

MARTY | Member

Marty Homlish is Chief Executive Officer, AMP, An OmnicomGroup Company.

Patsy Kahn

BRUCE | Member

Bruce Horowytz is a Restaurateur.

Patsy Kahn

PATSY | Member

Patsy Kahn is an RTKids board member and philanthropist.

Margaret Keene


Margaret Keene is President, Margaret Keene & Co., Inc.

Lori Klinger

LORI | Member

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

Lori Klinger

BETH  | Member

Beth Matthews is Chief Executive Officer, ASCAP

Lindsay Miserandino

LINDSAY | Member

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

Sheila Nevins

SHEILA | Member

Sheila Nevins is a director, producer, and former President of HBO Documentary Films.

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.

BD Wong

BD | Member

BD Wong is a Tony Award winning actor and performer.

Marva Smalls

MARVA | Member

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

Linda Stillwell

LINDA | Member

Linda Stillwell is a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, The Linda Stillwell Team at Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC.

Ashley Delp Walker

ASHLEY | Member

Ashley Delp Walker is Joint Head of Americas, Equity Capital Markets, Jefferies LLC.

Junior Board

Matthew Naclerio

MATTHEW | Co-Chair

Matthew Naclerio is VP Healthcare Risk Management, Assured Guaranty.

Molly Morris

MOLLY | Member

Molly Morris, Producer, International Incidents Global Theatrical Ventures

Erika Santillana

ERIKA | Member

Erika Santillana is the Commercial and Theatre Agent at The Talent House

Erika Santillana

SHARAÉ | Member

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

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

Patsy Kahn

JUDINE  | Member

Judine Sommerville, Broadway Veteran and Motivational Educator

Alyson Roy


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


Corporate Leadership Committee

Rosie’s Theater Kids Corporate Leadership Committee (CLC) members are identified leaders in the business community who support RTKids and advocate for its programs and students. The Committee raises funds for the organization by cultivating current and new relationships with corporate partners. In return, RTKids offers mentorship with its Board of Directors in order to develop a pipeline for future Board membership at RTKids or other organizations. The CLC was launched in the fall of 2016, and RTKids welcomes new members. More information can be requested by emailing Lori Klinger, Co-Founder and Executive/Artistic Director, at

  • DAVID BRUSON | Senior Manager, Public Affairs, Nickelodeon
  • STEPHANIE DALTON | Senior Vice President, City National Bank
  • MATTHEW NACLERIO | VP, Healthcare Risk Management, Assured Guaranty
  • BRENDAN RANSON-WALSH | Vice President of Global External Communications at AECOM
  • ALICE SCARPINATO | Vice President, Talent, Learning, & Diversity, Marsh
  • MICHAEL TOLPA | Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors