The Board of Directors is the legal authority for the Friends of Rutherford House Society. Our Board of Directors are diverse in skill and interests. They commit their time, talents and energy to the Friends of Rutherford House Society. As a member of the board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.

Meet our Board of Directors

President: Ashley Bhatia

Vice President: Brittany Ayotte

Treasurer: Arturo D’Elia

Secretary: Lauren LaBossiere

Directors: Jon Reay, Ellie McKown, Christopher White, Mohammed Rauf, Ashton Paulitsch & Ashlyn Milligan

The FORHS Board of Directors is accepting applications! For more information please see the Board Recruitment page.


In addition to our board members we have some wonderful committee members who put their talents to work on more specific projects.

Presently, we have a number of standing committees that can always use extra hands and extra heads.

The Events Committee is currently not chaired.

The Fundraising Committee is co-chaired by Christopher White and Brittany Ayotte.

The Communications Committee is co-chaired by Lauren LaBossiere and Brittany Ayotte.

The Community Book Project Committee and Children’s Book Project Committee are chaired by Ashley Bhatia.

Committees are great places to assist our not-for-profit group and are open to all levels of experience and skill sets. Students are encouraged to apply.

If interested in joining a committee or for more information on our Board of Directors, please contact